Skip to content

Dealers, Vendors, Manufacturers

As a dealer or manufacturer selling direct to the customer, you want to provide the best possible experience, including financing. A good financing relationship can build customer trust and loyalty, and determine if the customer returns for the next big sale. Learn more about Stearns Bank dealer and vendor programs below.

If you are a broker, lender or referrer seeking a financing relationship for business, real estate or equipment loans, see our Broker, Lender, Referrer page.

Equipment financing for a competitive edge

Financing Gives a Competitive Edge

Win new business, earn customer loyalty with creative financing programs

With Stearns Bank as your financing solution, you can earn customer goodwill and repeat business. Our fast approval process enables you to close sales and meet buyer demands. Stearns Bank offers attractive promotions and special rates, along with customized payment plans. Your creative financing program is just a phone call away.

Learn about referral equipment financing

Sales Tools That Work

Sales Tools That Work

Need a hand during expos, trade shows, open houses and other events?

We want you to do your best, so we're offering:

  • Online applications: Applying and inquiring is easier with our Customer Portal and shareable links
  • Pre-approvals: Get your customers pre-approved for financing before an event
  • Booth support: If we're attending the same event, we can help answer questions or complete applications

Contact Us About Dealer Vendor Programs

The Power Of The Portal

Referral sources that work with Stearns Bank never have to guess about the status of a customer or pending deal. The Customer Portal gives you direct access to your portfolio of transactions that you have referred to us. The portal is your secure, personal connection to Stearns Bank, where you can view the status of all transactions in real time. And if you have a question, you can contact us directly through online chat.
Customer Portal

The Stearns Bank Difference

  • Check markFast response, efficient approval process
  • Check markDedicated industry lending teams
  • Check markOnline lead submission and updates through Customer Portal
  • Check markEasy access to in-house decision makers
  • Check markOpen, consistent communication
  • Check markFlexible payment plans that align with customer's cash flow
GEM-Ash Processing

GEM-Ash Processing

Jerry Goodwald
Rosemount, Minnesota

Jerry Goodwald began his relationship with Stearns Bank as an equipment financing customer. That quickly turned into a complete banking relationship because of how impressed he was with the employee-owners who continued to deliver timeliness and knowledge for his financing needs.

See Full Story More Customer Success Stories
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.

Contact a Business Banking Expert

Dealer, Vendor, Manufacturer Relationship Managers

Get in touch with Michelle Fuchs
Michelle Fuchs
VP, Business Development Manager
Get in Touch
Get in touch with Craig Kern
Craig Kern
Associate Director of Equipment Finance
Get in Touch
Contact a Financing Expert
Connect with Customer Service