President’s Message Regarding the Continuing Resolution

Mountain West Small Business Finance president John D. Evans released a statement regarding the continuing resolution: Dear Friends, A continuing resolution to re-open the government has been passed, which will provide appropriations through February 15, 2019. With the enactment of this resolution, the lapse in appropriations has ended and furloughed federal employees will return to work on their next regularly scheduled workday. In anticipation of the government re-opening, Mountain West Small Business Finance has been accepting loan applications, structuring projects, and underwriting and approving loans internally to mitigate any loss in production. We will begin to submit pending projects this week to the SBA for final approval. Please be mindful… Read More

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Sr. Vice President Mike Vanchiere Appointed to Lindon City Council

This year, senior vice president and loan officer Mike Vanchiere will celebrate 30 years of service with Mountain West Small Business Finance. Since 1980, MWSBF  has funded more than 70 loans in Lindon for a total project cost of $73,789,934, (with Mountain West’s portion being $32,085,000) and have created 1085 jobs. Mike has been key in job creation and MWSBF’s success, as the company’s president John D. Evans explains: “With nearly thirty-years of lending experience at Mountain West, and even more time spent in the field before joining our company, Mike Vanchiere has played an integral role building and expanding our Utah County operations: helping hundreds of businesses succeed. Additionally,… Read More

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President’s Message Regarding Government Shutdown

Mountain West Small Business Finance President John D. Evans released a statement regarding the government shutdown and how MWSBF’s operations are affected: “We received updated information related to the 504 Loan Program regarding SBA operations during the government shutdown. First, and perhaps most importantly, is that funding has been deemed as a necessary function of government, so approved loans that don’t require any modification, will move forward with funding as scheduled. “Second, if there are any changes, including but not limited to project costs, the loan will be postponed until the government re-opens and those changes can be made. “Additionally, under current government shutdown restrictions, no new loan applications can be… Read More

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2018 Employee Recognition Awards

When you ask a Mountain West Small Business Finance employee what their favorite part of working for the company is, ninety-plus-percent would say it’s the people. In 2018, our employees not only helped hundreds of small businesses realize their dreams.   Stephen Hawking said, “We are very, very small, but we are profoundly capable of very, very big things.”   It’s incredible to think that for a company with less than 50 current employees, MWSBF’s 38-year history includes a portfolio of more than 1500 loans to small businesses across the mountain west. It’s possible because of the company’s greatest asset: our people. To celebrate the accomplishments of our people, this… Read More

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Celebrating Service: January 2019

Business Management writer Patrick Lencioni said, “Engaged, enthusiastic, and loyal employees are pivotal drivers of growth and health in any organization.”   At Mountain West Small Business Finance, we’re grateful to have had so many incredible employees throughout our 38 year history. This month, we are not only celebrating the 38th anniversary of our company – but the anniversaries of nine employees (our CEO Scott Davis and our President John D. Evans are both included amongst those nine as well.)   Join us on social media –Facebook and Instagram—throughout the month as we highlight our January employee anniversaries, their longevity and contributions to Mountain West. January Employee Anniversary Service Awards… Read More

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Thank You for a Tremendous Year!

Before the clock officially strikes midnight, we wanted to take a moment and officially thank all those that chose Mountain West Small Business Finance to help with their small business financing needs. From land, building and equipment purchases to refinancing and working capital options, we’re thankful for the opportunity to help businesses succeed. Thanks for a great year and cheers to a bright future in 2019 and beyond.

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