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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…

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.”      –…

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!

Kevin Blinsmon: A 2017 Elite Lender!

Please take a moment to join us in congratulating Kevin Blinsmon of Hiawatha National Bank as 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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