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An Attitude of Gratitude

  “We were given the challenge to create something beyond a turkey or cornucopia this year,” Lindsay Boulter, head Marketing assistant at Mountain West Small Business Finance said. “The reality is, every day at this office, more than 40 employees come together with a single focus – to help small businesses succeed. Their success is […]Read More

Happy 40th ‘Bee Day’ Discovery Gateway

The walls and shelves of Mountain West’s chief administrative officer Steve Suite are filled with art, photos and memorabilia. But perhaps the pièce de résistance is the collection of photos capturing moments of pure delight highlighting his family–and especially his grandchildren–over the years at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum. While Suite has long served as a board member […]Read More

Celebrating National Coffee Day with Bjorn’s Brew

Like many small business success stories, Bjorn’s Brew started with a dream. And Leslie Corbett, owner of Bjorn’s Brew Gourmet Coffee, says that dream was to one day be in the coffee business. But in a somewhat ironic plot-twist for the small business owner, Corbett says it wasn’t actually her dream. “Since the first day […]Read More

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2018 Mountain West Golf Invitational

Hey Siri, what’s the definition of “Lender Appreciation?”  For MWSBF, it’s golfing at Old Mill for the annual Mountain West Golf Invitational. This year’s tournament, held Friday August 17, 2018 was another successful event, raising more than $2000 in profits that will be donated to the Utah Food Bank’s BackPack Program. Mountain West appreciates everyone […]Read More

SBA Rural Roadshow Heads to Southern Utah: U.S. Senator Mike Lee’s Office and Mountain West Small Business Finance Among Attendees

August 8, 2018, (Salt Lake City) – Mountain West Small Business Finance (MWSBF), Utah’s largest SBA lender, is excited to join the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Utah District Office for the Small Business Rural Show from August 21, 2018 through Thursday, August 23, 2018. Each event, with stops in St. George, Cedar City and […]Read More

Happy “National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!”

Earlier this week, 2018 Utah Small Business Person of the Year Paul Merrill, CEO of Casper’s Ice Cream joined MWSBF vice president Danny Mangum at Channel 4, to talk about his company’s expansion–made possible through loans with Mountain West–and of course, the beloved Fat Boy Ice Cream Sandwich (amongst other frozen novelties and treats). So celebrate today […]Read More

A Win for Wyoming and Mountain West Small Business Finance!

  Whether you know it as the “Equality State,” “Cowboy State,” or “Big Wyoming,” Mountain West Small Business Finance (MWSBF) is celebrating with all Wyomingites the Small Business Administration (SBA) decision to approve MWSBF as a statewide provider of 504 loans in Wyoming. John Evans MWSBF president explained, “For nearly two decades, we have been […]Read More

Small Business Rural Road Show Comes to Utah

If you’ve ever had the desire to start your own business, wanted to be your own boss, or had bigger plans for your current small business but weren’t sure where to turn for answers, the Small Business Rural Roadshow, hosted by the SBA Utah District Office, is on it’s way to help. July Sessions: Tuesday, July […]Read More

Don’t Read This Post if You’re a Banker

Are you a banker who helps small business realize their dreams? If the answer is “yes,” then we say “Thank you! Great Job! Keep up the incredible work!” And also, no need to keep reading this article— this blogpost is not for you. Because if you’re a banker who helps small businesses succeed, then chances […]Read More

MWSBF Doth Supporteth Rural Economic Development

While there are many methods that promote economic development besides lending, Mountain West has elected to work with partners on entrepreneurial projects including entrepreneurial education, aiding and sponsoring rural development leadership conferences, and assisting larger economic development activities that help to grow and maintain small businesses especially rural small business.Read More