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Starting and growing a business takes opportunity, ingenuity, and energy reserves way beyond a typical 40-hour workweek. Also required: a financing source that not only adapts to your growing needs but understands your industry and your vision.

As a bank founded in 1990 with 167 investors, First Business still operates today with entrepreneurial enthusiasm and a soft spot for your work ethic. Your ambitious goals deserve a boost from a partner that contributes optimal small business loan financing with options tailored to meet your specific needs, proactive service you’d never expect from a bank, and industry connections that maximize your business’s future.

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SBA & Government Guaranteed Lending Options

504 LOAN

Focus on running and growing your business rather than on how you'll pay for improvements. Featuring a competitive rate and no balloon payments, this option offers predictable, steady financing without a borrowing limit.

7(A) LOAN

Accomplish your objectives faster with up to $5 million for broader business purposes, including refinancing existing debt and boosting cash flow. Now you don't have to wait to take action on your plans to achieve success.

USDA BUSINESS & INDUSTRY

You were never intimidated by the individual challenges unique to your location and industry, and now you can benefit from a loan program that recognizes the importance of creating and saving jobs in under-served locations.

INTERNATIONAL TRADE LOAN PROGRAM

Getting ahead in the global economy takes planning, opportunity, and resources. This program allows you to make investments in your company to expand into global markets and compete internationally.

SBA Lending Success Stories

Funding a New Business with a Franchise Loan

Two business partners are starting a family entertainment center, a start-up franchise location, and they have more than 20 years of local industry experience between them. We we’re able to help these business owners by…

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$21,000 Annual Savings with the right Loan

The owner of a gas station/convenience store needs to refinance a loan with a large balloon payment. Margins on gas typically are low, and external factors, like road construction, can dramatically impact the business’s cash…

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SBA FUNDING WITH LIMITED COLLATERAL

SUCCESS STORY THE SITUATION: FAMILY WANTS TO BUY PROFITABLE BUSINESS A husband, wife, and son team has over 30 years of combined experience in an industry and finds the perfect…

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Approved Deals

$1,400,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Start-up Restaurant Franchise
Maryland
$4,200,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Engineering Company
Business Acquisition
Wisconsin
$700,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Craft Brewing
Company Expansion
Wisconsin
$1,100,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Franchise Restaurant Expansion
Florida
$450,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Real Estate/Business Acquisition
Wisconsin
$600,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Start-up Restaurant Franchise
California
$1,800,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Self-Storage Facility Expansion
Wisconsin
$2,000,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Family Entertainment Franchise Start-up
Florida

Closed Deals

$650,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
 HVAC Company for the Purchase of Real Estate
Kansas
$1,300,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Family Entertainment Franchise Start-up
Wisconsin
$1,100,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Family Entertainment   Franchise Start-up
Missouri
$650,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Professional Services Company
Wisconsin
$425,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Real Estate/ Office Space
Illinois
$720,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Restaurant Expansion
Kansas
$3,000,000
SBA LENDING
  • 7(a) loan
Professional Services Company
Wisconsin

SBA LENDING EXPERTS

Industry & Service Experts

Marty Ferguson

Managing Director of SBA Lending
First Business Bank

Charles Argard

SBA Portfolio Manager
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Cindy Babbitt

Senior SBA Loan Closer
First Business Bank

Errol Barnett

SBA Business Development Officer
First Business Bank

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Brookfield)

Ryan Black

SBA Business Development Officer
First Business Bank

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Brookfield)

Tamie Caulk

Senior SBA Compliance Specialist
First Business Financial Services, Inc.

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Travis Frazier, CRC

SBA Portfolio Manager II
First Business Bank

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Brookfield)

Eric Fought

SBA Market Manager - Wisconsin
First Business Bank

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Brookfield)

Melissa Gift

SBA Disbursement Coordinator
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

James J. Gillis

Vice President - SBA Business Development Officer
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Mike Groth

SBA Portfolio Manager
First Business Bank

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Brookfield)

Diane Jacobson

Senior Client Relationship Specialist – SBA
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Michelle Johnson

SBA Portfolio Manager
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Ross Kohl

SBA Business Development Officer
First Business Bank

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Brookfield)

Stephanie Mondragon

Senior SBA Construction Specialist
First Business Bank

Dee O’Meara

Client Relationship Specialist - SBA
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Jaime Olson

SBA Closing Manager
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Lisa Pennington

Senior SBA Loan Closer
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Erik Rajek

SBA Business Development Officer
First Business Bank

Wausau, Wisconsin

Kristi Russell

SBA Loan Specialist
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Jeff Smith

Vice President – SBA Business Development Officer
First Business Bank

Chris Sorensen

Senior SBA Portfolio Manager
First Business Bank

Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)

Kamran, Zahid

SBA Business Development Officer
First Business Bank

Denver, Colorado