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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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Garden Bar PHX

Garden Bar PHX

Kim & Kevin Haasarud
Phoenix, Arizona

Every small business begins with a plan. Find out how Garden Bar PHX is hoping to help revitalize the Roosevelt South Neighborhood in Phoenix (Arizona) with a self-sustaining, neighborhood bar concept that is backed by an SBA loan from Stearns Bank.

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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 Steve Domine
Steve Domine
President Minnesota Community Banking/Senior VP National Lending
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David Feriancek
VP/Commercial Lender
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VP Specialty Lending
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VP/Arizona Market Manager
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Market President/Commercial Lender
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SBA Commercial Lender
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Dylan Braun
AVP/SBA Lending Manager
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VP/Commercial Lender
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SBA Commercial Lender
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Bill Schmidt
SBA Commercial Lender
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Daniel Sedillo
VP/Commercial Loan Officer
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Kris Holm
VP/SBA Commercial Loan Officer
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Michael Whalen
VP/Commercial Loan Officer
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Katie Peterson
Commercial Lender
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Business Growth and Expansion Resources

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The Importance Of Having A Business Mentor

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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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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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