Jeri Harman Testifies on Behalf of the SBIA

Los Angeles, California – Avante Mezzanine Partners (“Avante”) is proud to announce that its Managing Partner & CEO and Chair-Elect of the Small Business Investor Alliance, Jeri Harman, testified today as a witness before the House Small Business Committee at a field hearing in Pasadena, CA.  The focus of the hearing was on increasing diversity in private equity and venture capital.  Additionally, Jeri recently guest authored a column in the Los Angeles Daily News which she discusses her views about investing in diversity.  Please click on the links below to read Jeri’s full testimony and her authored column.

Small Business Committee Testimony

Investing in rising, diverse entrepreneurs: Guest commentary