Mention the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and business owners’ ears perk up. Annmarie Lee, M&T Bank associate general counsel and member of our PPP Leadership team, gives us the skinny on how business owners can navigate the program. Host and Wilmington Trust Chief Investment Officer, Tony Roth, also talks to Janet Wischnia, founder of textile business American Blossom Linens. She gives us an inside look at how PPP funded her ability to pivot and meet altered, COVID-induced demand.


Annmarie Lee, Associate General Counsel, M&T Legal Department, Business Banking, Retail and Consumer Deposits


Janet Wischnia, founder of American Blossom Linens and co-owner of ATD-American and Thomaston Manufacturing

Wilmington Wealthwise is the podcast dedicated to financial literacy and simplifying the complex issues of the day. It is hosted by Tony Roth, chief investment officer, Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc., the investment advisory arm of M&T Bank. To listen to more episodes of Wilmington WealthWise with Tony Roth, visit

Duration: 33:08 mins

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