Customer Success Stories

With Stearns Bank, the SBA loan process is fast, efficient and personalized. Listen to our customers describe their experiences.
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Stearns Bank: National Presence, Hometown Service

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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Grey and Teri Carpenter

Mount Lemmon General Store and Gift Shop
Mount Lemmon, Arizona

"It was important for us to have a bank that was well-organized to get the deal closed on time. Stearns Bank delivered for us." Video | Story

Ryan Arnez Monroe

RyArMo Photography Studio
Newark, New Jersey

"Knowing where everything stood, I felt fortunate… Stearns Bank runs circles around other lenders on the east coast." Video | Story

John and David Collier

K.O.A.L.A. Dental Care
St. Cloud, Minnesota

"Stearns Bank is a great place to go. You have the resources of a large bank, but you have that personal touch." Video | Story

Christine Frezza

Bloom Organics Day Spa & Boutique
Sarasota, Florida

"The approval process was simple and easy, and I was able to find out I was approved within 24 hours…" Video | Story

David Therrell

Atlantic Tire & Auto
Sanford, North Carolina

“I always knew I wanted to own my own business. I knew I wanted to control my own destiny." Video | Story

Joel Meyer

Papa Murphy's
35 restaurants across Upper Midwest

Joel Meyer was turned down by eight financial institutions before he found someone interested in his small business dreams. Video | Story

Jonathan Moravecs and Carla Palavecino

Virgina Beach, Virginia

"As somebody who understands how businesses work, and understands how loans work, this SBA financing process couldn’t have been smoother." Video | Story

Mike and DeNae Hiltner

Great Harvest Bread Company
St. Cloud, Minnesota

The Hiltners were looking to purchase land to start their business. Initially, finding financing wasn’t easy for them. Video | Story

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