Tag: NADCO

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RESULTS: Favorite Thanksgiving Dessert

Hot off the presses (or the ovens)… Here are results of the WBD Thanksgiving Dessert Poll. Despite an early lead for pumpkin pie, a creamy competitor took a sweet lead—quickly eclipsing the ole’ standard. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving from the WBD family to yours (and if you are a small business owner, take a well-deserved break!

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WBD’s Randy Kyle Elected as a NADCO At-Large Director for 2017-2018 Term

Earlier this month, the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) announced their 2017-2018 NADCO Board of Directors election results. WBD is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Randy Kyle has been elected as an at-large director. Randy, who is a CPA and has a Masters of Business Taxation from the University of Minnesota, brings a wealth of operational and…

SBA Loans: 504 vs 7(a)

When it comes to SBA lending, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The two largest SBA programs are the 7(a) Loan, offered through lenders, and the 504 Loan, delivered through a Certified Development Company like WBD in partnership with local lenders. Our loan officers will ascertain your business needs and your overall objectives to determine the best loan package(s) for you. What are…

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Lance Talk: Goal-based Marketing in the CDC World

Lance Walter, VP of Strategic Communications at WBD Inc., leads a breakout session on goal-based marketing at the 2017 NADCO: National Association of Development Companies Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Lance geared his marketing talk towards other Certified Development Companies (CDCs)—nonprofit organizations that are certified and regulated by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide 504 Loan financing to small businesses. Heather…

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S.M.A.R.T Collaborations in the Office Make Good Ideas Great

While working on slides for the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) Annual Meeting, I had a thought to apply the concept of S.M.A.R.T. goals into the presentation. This framework helps professionals set clear and articulated goals into any project—often making the difference between creating a list and forming an action plan. But first of all, what is NADCO and what…