William Blevins, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending for Encore Bank, is proud to announce that Encore Bank was approved by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to become a lender for SBA Express loans. This will be part of the government guaranteed 7(a) loan programs offered to small businesses. As an SBA Express approved lender, Encore Bank can now offer these 50% SBA guaranteed loans, up to $350,000, to small Southwest Florida businesses for general business purposes, such as working capital and equipment.
The SBA approval allows Encore Bank, an active lender helping small businesses in Southwest Florida, to better serve their clients by providing further lending options. Encore Bank is already an approved lender for SBA 504 loans. The 504 loans with the help of certified development companies obtain long-term, fixed-rate financing for real estate and equipment purchases.
Awarded the 5-Star Rating by Bauer Financial, Encore Bank is an active lender focused on new loans and relationships. The bank provides secure online banking, personal banking, business banking and corporate banking services. Encore Bank serves small and mid-sized businesses, professionals, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals with an integrated product set of personal, business, treasury management and commercial banking capabilities.
Encore Bank has six convenient locations, including two branches in Naples at 3003 Tamiami Trail North, and 2370 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Bonita Springs at 4450 Bonita Beach Road, Fort Myers at 7920 Summerlin Lakes Dr., Port Charlotte at 2120 Kings Highway, and Sun City Center at 1653 Sun City Center Plaza.
For more information, call 239.919.5888 or 239.594.3177 in Naples, 239.495.0243 in Bonita Springs, 239.278.5505 in Fort Myers, 941.258.3055 in Port Charlotte, or 813.634.8001 in Sun City Center, or visit www.encorebank.com. Member FDIC