An Inclusive Small Business Center Serving Minority Entrepreneurs


Live Oak is proud to announce the opening of Channel, an inclusive small business center in downtown Wilmington that serves minority entrepreneurs in the city where we are headquartered. As the nation’s leading small business lender1, Channel aims to connect small business owners with the coaching, community and capital to help them achieve the American Dream. Are you a business owner in Wilmington, NC or the surrounding area?

Connect with Us

  • ChakemaClinton-Quintana

    Chakema Clinton-Quintana
    VP - Inclusive Small Business

    Email Chakema | 910.338.9682

  • JamarJenkins

    Jamar Jenkins
    Inclusive Small Business Specialist

    Email Jamar | 864.432.4321

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106 Market Street, Suite 200
Wilmington, NC 28401

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8:30 am to 5:00 pm 

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1 . The data supplied by the SBA reflects 7(a) highest dollar volume during FY 2021.