The Bank of America CDFI program was launched in June 2018. In its initial year, Vet Met Network mentors have worked with budding or experienced veteran entrepreneurs in a variety of industries. successStories For a consumer services business facing a “bump in the road,” Vet Met Network mentors helped with the company's general approach and subsequent planning including assessing business expansion. For a consumer products business, Vet Met Network assisted in business plan development and identifying options for a prototype for which the owner has received a patent. For a government contracting company, Vet Met Network introduced the veteran owned business to a CDFI which subsequently lent funds to support new contracts.