Why the Tampa president of Regions Bank went to the mats for this small business program (Video)

In a growing Tampa Bay economy, Marty Lanahan, West Florida area president for Regions Bank, wants to make sure no business is left behind.

Regions, along with a half-dozen local sponsors, is spearheading the local rollout of a program by Inner City Capital Connections, designed to provide access to capital that small businesses need to grow. Lanahan said she “wrestled the program away” from the Miami area to launch it in Tampa Bay.

About 1,100 businesses across the country have participated…