Tag: SBA

Success Story: Brunson’s Pub

“Starting a business is scary.  Getting a loan for a business can be even scarier.  But working with WBD made it not scary.  They made it simple and painless.  They know what they are doing and are awesome to work with!  They helped us navigate through hard decisions, and we are so grateful for everything they’ve done to help us.  Follow…

Success Story: Eau Claire Music School

“We are new to owning a business, so purchasing our building was a daunting task. The team at WBD was there from the very beginning to the very end, walking us through the process every step of the way. They were always there to answer our questions and coordinate with the other organizations involved. Their support made it possible for…

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…

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…

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.”      –…

Success Story: Copper State Brewing Co.

“Bill and I first had a successful experience using WBD’s services for Copper Rock Coffee to obtain our Downtown Appleton building.  This positive encounter led us to think of WBD when considering funding for a second business opportunity, Copper State Brewing Company.  Together with our bank, WBD’s knowledgeable, organized, and friendly staff helped us navigate and fund our unique situation.…

SKYCOAT Honored as St. Croix EDC 2017 Small Business of the Year!

St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has honored WBD client SKYCOAT LLC and its founder Patrick Traynor as its Small Business of the Year for 2017! From the story at mygatewaynews.com: HUDSON, WI – On February 22, 2018, St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) honored its 2017 business of the year winners at Kilkarney Hills in River Falls, Wisconsin. The…

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon in Milwaukee Today

The view from Milwaukee today, where WBD is joining the SBA Office of Advocacy and SBA Administrator Linda McMahon to listen to local business owners discuss regulatory issues that are barriers to small business. The SBA is working to identify regulations to cut in response to the Executive order that calls for cutting two rules for every new one that…

Registration for the 29th Annual Wisconsin Lenders Conference is open!

Make plans now to attend the May 10-11, 2018, event at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. The conference will provide educational information and updates for commercial lenders through presentations from SBA, RMA, Regulatory Agencies, and more! Attend the annual conference for bank presidents, CEOs, Board and Chamber Directors, CPAs, Commercial Lenders, Credit Analysts, Tellers, Collection Managers, Financial and Economic…

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