Olivia Chen

Lead Writer  |  Small-business lending, business finance

Olivia Chen comes to NerdWallet with five-plus years of experience in the CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) industry, particularly working with MWBE (Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprise) and LMI (Low Moderate Income) small businesses. She is certified through the American Banker’s Association in Business and Commercial Lending. Her work has appeared in The Associated Press and NASDAQ among other publications.

  • Education: B.A. in anthropology from University of Notre Dame
  • Credentials: ABA Certified in Business and Commercial Lending
  • Previous experience: Colorado Enterprise Fund Inc., TruFund Financial Services Inc.

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