Author: WBD ORG

Success Story: Wildwoods Manufacturing

     “I was fortunate to be introduced to WBD’s services through our local community credit union. Working together, we were able to put together a financial portfolio/plan that prepared our business for the next phase of growth. Their knowledge and expertise helped me wrap my head around where we were at, what we would need to do going forward, and…

WBD & IN BUSINESS: “Laudable Loans”

WBD was featured in an article in the June 2018 edition of Greater Madison In Business Magazine, in an article called “Laudable Loans”. The article details efforts by the Small Business Administration and its local partners to support small business in Wisconsin, including the work done by the SBA and WBD for WBD client Drew Fleming, owner of The Original…

What’s Funding at WBD – May 2018

From breweries to hotels to home builders and beyond, WBD is honored to support many exciting projects each and every month with the 504 loan. As a recently-begun feature on our blog and in our newsletter, WBD will provide an overview of the projects that funded the prior month.  Here is what we funded in May 2018!

Congrats to WBD Client Tall Guy and a Grill Catering!

  There was a terrific write-up recently about WBD client Tall Guy and a Grill Catering in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel! WBD was very proud to work with their local lender and the City of West Allis to help Tall Guy and a Grill Catering grow! From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story:   When Dan Nowak found himself looking forward…

Success Story: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates

     “Using WBD to help fund our new oral surgery office in Mukwonago allowed us to expand the areas we service to our patients at a level we could afford over the long term. WBD was easy to work with and very responsive to our needs during the entire construction process, from design to occupancy to closing.   I would certainly…

WBD’s April Nelson Elected to St. Croix EDC Board

WBD Vice President and Loan Officer April Nelson (left) has been elected to a 3-year term on the board of the St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC). Click below for more, and congratulations, April! Click here to read the full article from the St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC)!    

PRESS RELEASE: WBD Pledges $75,000/Year to Jump Start New CRA Network

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2018 WBD Support Kicks Off WEDA Effort to Connect Banks with Community Investment Opportunities WBD pledges $75,000/year to jump start new CRA Network The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) will hold its first regional meeting of the newly created Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Network on June 5th in Eau Claire, where it will bring together…

Success Story: Earth Rider Brewery

     “April Nelson and the team at WBD did an outstanding job helping us navigate SBA program requirements. The development of Earth Rider Brewery included many public and private partnerships, which added a layer of complexity. Their efforts were thorough and timely, and we appreciate their help to bring the first packaging brewery to Superior, WI in 50 years.”      –…

What’s Funding at WBD – April 2018

From breweries to hotels to home builders and beyond, WBD is honored to support many exciting projects each and every month with the 504 loan. As a recently-begun feature on our blog and in our newsletter, WBD will provide an overview of the projects that funded the prior month.  Here is what we funded in April 2018!    

Tim Schneider: A 2017 Elite Lender!

Congratulations to Tim Schneider of Investors Community Bank, who is one of WBD’s 2017 ELITE LENDERS! Elite Lenders have done at least ten 504 projects with WBD and are true allies of small business! Click here for more information about WBD’s 2017 Elite Lenders!

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