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 Richfield, is free to the general public and includes a keynote address provided by U.S. Sen. Mike Lee’s office with presentations about rural programs and initiatives, as well as business counseling and lending opportunities for small businesses.

“Mountain West Small Business Finance is thrilled to participate with the SBA in the Small Business Rural Roadshow,” said Jeff Vanchiere, vice president and loan officer at Mountain West Small Business Finance. “Small business owners face so many challenges, it’s important for them to know about the programs and resources that the SBA offers. Anytime we can be a part of that, we’re happy to.”

Vanchiere, who is based out of the company’s St. George office, further explained that current small business owners, and those curious about the option of owning their own business can bring their questions to the event and meet one-on-one with a host of professionals from business counselors to lenders who specialize in financing for small businesses.

In addition to MWSBF and federal and state legislators, key participating organizations include the Small Business Development Center, Women’s Business Center of Utah, SCORE, Utah CDC, Zions Bank, Mountain America Credit Union, Utah Microloan Fund, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the US Department of Agriculture and the Department of Commerce.

Presentations begin at 9:00 a.m., with the “expo” portion of the event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Specific dates and locations are listed below:

August 21, 2018 St. George: 533 East Waterworks Drive, St. George, UT 84770

August 22, 2018 Cedar City: 757 West 800 South, Cedar City, UT 84720

August 23, 2018 Richfield: Sevier Valley Center, 800 W 200 S, Richfield, UT 84701

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About Mountain West Small Business Finance

MWSBF is a private, non-profit corporation licensed and regulated by the U.S. Small Business Administration to administer the SBA’s 504 Development Company Loan Program in Utah, Wyoming and surrounding mountain states. The company works with local lending institutions, community economic development agencies and business owners to facilitate access to capital for growth, expansion and job creation.

MWSBF’s team of experienced economic development finance professionals has decades of experience helping small business owners and lenders access various state and federal finance opportunities. Since its inception, MWSBF has provided loans to thousands of small businesses totaling more than one billion dollars, resulting in thousands of new jobs.