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NEC Welcomes Dan DeMeo ’81, CEO of CAN Capital
On Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 pm, the New England College President’s Speaker Series is delighted to present CAN Capital CEO, and New England College alumnus, Dan DeMeo ’81. The public is invited to attend. Every year the President’s Speaker Series brings to the NEC campus prominent leaders and innovators from business, nonprofits, public policy, and issue areas that are interesting and engaging for students and members of the community.
Dan is Chief Executive Officer of CAN Capital, Inc. Since 1998, CAN Capital has helped small and medium-sized businesses access capital to fund entrepreneurial growth. To date, CAN Capital has facilitated over 160,000 small business fundings in more than 540 unique industries.
Dan joined the company in 2010 and became Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company’s Board of Directors in 2013. Under Dan’s leadership, CAN Capital recently broke the $5 billion mark in total funds provided to small businesses and, for the third year in a row, made INC. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America.
CAN Capital recently won top awards across five categories in the 2015 American Business Awards. Dan was awarded the Gold Stevie® Award for Executive of the Year in the Financial Services category.
Dan’s extensive background in the financial services industry is impressive. In addition to CAN Capital, he served for over a dozen years as a C-level officer at 1st Financial Bank USA and J.P. Morgan & Co. Dan has been responsible for all finance and accounting activities including planning, investment, management, portfolio and product pricing, and balance sheet management.
Dan graduated from New England College in 1981 with a BA in Business Administration and earned a MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickson University.
The event will be held in the Simon Center Great Room at 6:00 p.m., 98 Bridge Street in Henniker, New Hampshire. Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis. Media are welcome to this event.