TD Bank: Meet the Game-Changing Founders of Lambda Vodka – The Spirit for the LGBTQ2+ Community

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For soul mates Charles Hughes and Richard Solomon, working with a bank that not only understood their vision of the first vodka brand created specifically for the LGBTQ2+ community, but one that also had a department specializing in supporting, growing and connecting small businesses in their beloved community was a dream come true.

When they met with Steve Garibell, LGBTQ2+ Business Development Officer at TD, he exceeded their expectations so much that they decided “all the loans and financing” for their endeavor would go through TD Bank.

(READ MORE: Soul Mates took a Shot at Starting a Vodka Brand & Ended up Creating the Spirit for the LGBTQ2+ Community)

And from that meeting — coupled with the pair’s blood, sweat, tears and lots of love, came Lambda Vodka.

Find out how these two New Yorkers turned their dream into a reality, even amid COVID-19, economic shut downs and more in the inspiring video published on TD’s site.


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