About Us

M&L.com was founded by small business financial and credit management strategist Lathea Morris. She has almost two decades of experience as an entrepreneur who co-founded The Credit Alternative Group, LLC. She provides business solutions for small firms as well as large corporations and non-profit organizations. The firm's signature service is capital access for real estate investors and small business owners. They have partnered with lenders to offer alternative and traditional financing products. Lathea has closed loans for government contractors to store owners to real estate investors to technology firms.

Lathea's business and credit management experience led to opportunities for her to write small business and credit management articles for off-line & on-line media sources including the NJ Herald News. She has been featured and quoted in several media outlets including The Star Ledger, NJBIZ, Entrepreneur Magazine, Consumer Trends and Black Enterprise Magazine.

She provided advice on a Debtors Education program for the National Bankruptcy Review Commission. She has presented to the Paritätische Akademie, a strategic financial management training organization in Berlin, Germany.
She received a B.A. degree from Sangamon State University (University of Illinois) in Springfield, IL. She majored in Sociology - Minor/Business Management.

Lathea is a member and past President of NJ Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) - Essex County Chapter. She is a recipient of the NJAWBO Thirty Award. She was recognized as part of an elite group of successful NJAWBO business owners. Also, she is a recipient of the Walsh Achievement Award for excellence in business in the Essex County Community. She has also been recognized by Rutgers, Newark SBDC for her contribution to small businesses.

Professional Appointments
Essex County Economic Development Corporation - Former Board of Trustee, Rutgers Small Business Development Center Former Member-at-Large and Former Commissioner - NJ Advisory Commission on the Status of Women

In the Community
Prudential's Young Entrepreneur Program, Newark's "Principal For A Day" Program, Newark's "First Day of School Celebration" Program & former Trustee of FFNJ- Best Friends
As a small business financing solutions and consulting firm, Lathea Morris, Principal of M&L.com has one goal - to help entrepreneurs grow their business!
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