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Native American Communities

Native American Communities and Stearns Bank

How Do We Serve Native American Communities?

Tribal lending requires close collaboration with community members and government organizations. We work closely with you to understand the challenges your business might be facing. Through our personalized service, we develop innovative solutions to move your project to completion.

Our team shares your economic development vision and passion through renewable energy, construction, opportunity zones, business enterprise funding and equipment financing.

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Experience And Understanding Of Indian Law

Our President and CEO, Kelly Skalicky, has a deep understanding of Indian law, business litigation, commercial law and commercial transactions. Kelly provided legal counsel to tribes and tribal entities while practicing law at one of the largest Indian-owned law firms in the country. To find out more about her views on tribal lending, read this Q&A.

BusinessSmart checking and market savings

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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Native American Lending Team

Get in touch with Michelle Fuchs
Michelle Fuchs
VP/Business Development Manager
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Get in touch with Kris Kelm
Kris Kelm
Account Manager - Equipment Financing
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Get in touch with Tom Hosier
Tom Hosier
VP/Arizona Market Manager
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Get in touch with David Feriancek
David Feriancek
VP/Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Orlando Lam
Orlando Lam
SBA Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Katie Peterson
Katie Peterson
Commercial Lender
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