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Business Growth and Expansion

First the dreaming, and now the planning. It's time to take care of the details and it’s all on you. Or is it? Our small business lending team is ready to go to work with you. We believe in getting to know you, your business and your market.

Financing and banking for entrepreneurs and business start-ups

An SBA Lender Who Gets You

For a new or established business, an SBA loan can fuel your goals. With expert lending advice and personal service and attention to your business situation, you're not facing the process alone. We'll help you by anticipating potential issues and minimizing last-minute surprises.

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The Stearns Bank Difference

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Stearns Bank Customer Takes ‘Leap Of Faith’ Into Woodworking Industry

Stearns Bank Customer Takes ‘Leap Of Faith’ Into Woodworking Industry

Nicole Kenefic
Fort Wayne, IN

Nicole was looking for a new CNC router table to streamline operations, when her sales representative at Machine Solutions introduced her to Stearns Bank.

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BusinessSmart checking and market savings from Stearns Bank

Banking That Pays

Checking and savings accounts

Reach your business checking and savings goals faster with simple, smart and rewarding BusinessSmart™ accounts. Earn interest and cash back with the convenience of online and mobile banking.

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Business Growth and Expansion Financing Team

Get in touch with David Feriancek
David Feriancek
SVP National Lending
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Get in touch with Tom Ethen
Tom Ethen
VP Commercial Lending
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Get in touch with Eric Cook
Eric Cook
VP/Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Josh Villa
Josh Villa
VP/SBA Lending Manager
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Get in touch with Tom Hosier
Tom Hosier
SVP / Arizona Market Manager
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Get in touch with Daniel Sedillo
Daniel Sedillo
VP/Commercial Loan Officer
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Get in touch with Kris Holm
Kris Holm
VP/SBA Commercial Loan Officer
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Get in touch with Michael Whalen
Michael Whalen
VP/Commercial Loan Officer
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Get in touch with Jane Litchy
Jane Litchy
Vice President/Regional Branch Manager
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Get in touch with Douglas D'Aigle
Douglas D'Aigle
Market President/Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Jesse Lutgen
Jesse Lutgen
Assistant Vice President Community Bank Lender
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Get in touch with John Erickson
John Erickson
Community Bank Lender
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Get in touch with Joshua Borgerding
Joshua Borgerding
SBA Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Bill Schmidt
Bill Schmidt
SBA Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Katie Peterson
Katie Peterson
Commercial Lender
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Break Even Analysis Calculator

The break even analysis calculator is designed to demonstrate how many units of your product must be sold to make a profit.
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Business Debt Consolidation Calculator

Should you consolidate your debt? This calculator is designed to help determine if debt consolidation is right for you.
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Commercial Loan Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate your debt service coverage with a new commercial loan.
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Enhanced Loan Calculator

Use this calculator to look at a variety of possible loans. Change your monthly payment, loan amount, interest rate or term.
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