Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship

May 1-7 marks the Small Business Administration’s 2022 National Small Business Week.

In honor of the big impact made by small businesses and entrepreneurs, we’re offering a range of savings on SBA loan services and equipment financing – for new and seasoned businesses alike.

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Special Offers – May 2022*

  • SBA 7a Loans with a discussion letter signed in May will receive a full refund on packaging fees, up to a $2,500 value.
  • SBA 504 Loans with a discussion letter signed in May will receive $2,500 off the total cost of the loan origination.
  • 50% off documentation fees on equipment financing agreements approved and closed in May.

*Subject to credit approval/qualification. Terms, conditions and closing costs may apply. Offer valid through 05/31/2022

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Whether you’re a lifelong entrepreneur or just getting started in the business world, cost savings makes a difference. Build your plan into reality with expert insight and relationship-centered guidance.

Small Business Loans

You have options when it comes to funding your business plans. Expansion, renovation, relocation – there’s a lot to consider. That’s why we’re here. With in-house decision makers, loan decisions move quickly, and we stay by your side from start to finish, and beyond.

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Equipment Financing

Innovative equipment brings value to your business. Custom payment options and incredible funding speed will keep your business moving forward while preserving your cashflow. With proactive communication and tech-driven documentation, you’ll always know your financing status.

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About Small Business Week

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National Small Business Week is a time to honor and celebrate America’ entrepreneurs and innovative startups. This year’s theme, ‘Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship,’ celebrates the resiliency and tenacity of America’s entrepreneurs who are doing their part to power our nation’s historic economic comeback.”

– Isabella Casillas Guzman, SBA Administrator





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Diversified Partners LLC - Las Vegas, NV

In 2021, Walt Brown and Dr. Ruth Rassel of Diversified Partners LLC secured an incredible commercial property across the street from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas where they will construct an iconic In-N-Out Burger.

“We moved quick and Stearns Bank moved quick. [They] went above and beyond to get this deal and others closed.” -Walt Brown


The Fish Bowl LLC - Sarasota, FL

Andrejs Spalvins turned his love of fish and aquariums into his own business, The Fish Bowl LLC. Priding himself on exceptional customer service, Andrejs designs, builds and maintains fresh and saltwater aquariums.

“Stearns Bank is convenient for me and they give really great personal service. I would recommend them to anyone who owns a small business.” – Andrejs Spalvins


Eye Care Associates Limited - Chicago, IL

Dr. Haniel Roby knows the importance of a positive customer service experience. He and his wife, Michele, also an eye doctor, have persevered through challenge to deliver high-quality, patient-focused care.

“You can pick up your phone and just call Stearns Bank. It’s so rare that you can do that these days. I was very grateful for their assistance when things weren’t going so well for me.” –Dr. Haniel Roby

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Got That Rental & Sales Inc. - Essex Junction, VT

Got That Rental & Sales owner Scott Guay and his team keep work moving for their customers through equipment sales, rentals and maintains equipment ranging from excavation and landscaping to scaffolding and mowers.

“When you talk to someone from Stearns Bank, it’s like talking to someone next door. The conversations I have with them are genuine.” –Scott Guay