Customer Success Stories

The Stearns Bank commercial banking team works with you to deliver a creative financing structure and flexible terms. Hear from our customers.

Shan Sultan

La Quinta Inn and Suites
College Park, Georgia

“You don’t often hear about a banker helping get things to the finish line. My banker was involved in the process from beginning to end. That really impressed me." Watch video | Read his story

Bryan Gonzales

4 Points Management Agency
San Marco, California

An experienced entrepreneur, Bryan was seeking opportunities in rental properties when he connected with Stearns Bank. His creative financing approach included a customized payment structure that helped smooth cash flow during the initial months after purchase. Read his story

Trevor Goodwin

St. Cloud, Minnesota

When Trevor needed an SBA loan to make the final purchases of the three STa-FIT locations, they turned to Stearns Bank for help. “There was never a question for us on who we were going to work with. Every step along the way was easy for us.” Read his story

Ed Gorman

Modus Development
Phoenix, Arizona

“This has been our best banking relationship ever. Stearns was the perfect fit for us. Everybody pulled together when it came down to crunch time. That’s very important when you’re dealing with a lot of money, a lot of moving parts and a deadline to start breaking ground.” Read his story

Ben Ide

G.A. Haan Development
Harbor Springs, Michigan

G.A. Haan has developed 15 projects utilizing Stearns Bank as a financing source. After working with various financial institutions in his time in the industry, Ben finds Stearns Bank to be one of his best relationships. Read his story

David Lagat

Bella Asset Management
Richland Hills, Texas

“This is commercial real estate. A lot of other banks don’t deliver on time. You can lose money because there is always a lot riding on certain transactions. Stearns Bank gives you easy access and they’re able to deliver." Read his story

Curt Letnes

Letnes Restaurant Group
Waite Park, Minnesota

The company owns 30 restaurants throughout the Midwest. As the company grew and its equipment needs expanded, Curt and his family turned to Stearns Bank repeatedly for commercial financing. Read his story

Larry Pinnock

NorthMarq Capital
Salt Lake City, Utah

"Stearns executes and delivers. Steve Domine has always been up front with requirements, terms and structure, and has delivered as represented. I would refer Stearns Bank to any colleagues who are looking to get a construction deal done. Read his story

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Stearns Bank serves customers across the country with SBA loans, equipment financing and commercial banking services. See our interactive map to review the range of industries we cover and regions we serve.

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