Ed Kinney Named Elite Lender

January 29, 2018

Settlers bank is proud to announce that small business and commercial lender Ed Kinney has been recognized by WBD Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Business Development) as a WBD Elite Lending Partner for his success in helping small business get the financing they need to grow, create jobs and build communities.  Ed is one of 8 lenders joining an elite group of 12 others that have been inducted over the past few years.

“The SBA 504 is an outstanding program that helps our clients retain capital for their businesses, while locking down funds at a long-term fixed rate for major capital expenditures on real estate and equipment.  I have appreciated the opportunity to work with Diane Byler and the WBD staff”, explains Ed Kinney.

Ed has distinguished himself by helping ten or more businesses move forward by partnering with WBD to provide his customers the low, long-term, fixed-rate financing available through the SBA 504 program.  Ed and his classmates combined efforts have identified 100 financing projects in 22 different counties, placing over $165 Million into the hands of these small businesses for growth and expansion, creating 791 new jobs and retain another 741 existing jobs.

Since 1981, WBD, Inc. has been partnering with financial institutions to provide access to capital to help small businesses grow and keep the economy strong.  As a SBA Certified Development Company, WBD is able to access financing solutions that help reduce risk for lenders and improve terms for borrowers.

Settlers bank is a privately-owned, premier provider of commercial, treasury, mortgage, private banking, and retail loan and deposit services bank primarily serving Dane Co and the state of WI. MEMBER FDIC

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