20(ish) Questions with Spencer Davis

UntitledMWSBF would like to welcome Spencer Davis as the newest Loan Officer to our Salt Lake Office. Spencer moved to our Salt Lake office from our St. George office in May.  As with all new Salt Lake employees, we asked Spencer to fill out a personality/biographical questionnaire to help us (and you) get to know him better. (more…)

SBA Upfront Fees drop 0.5%

Beginning October 1st, the SBA has lowered the upfront fees for 504 loans, saving borrowers money. For example, before the reduction a 504 loan with a total project cost of $1,000,000 would pay $17,000 in fees.  Now, that is reduced to $15,000 making it a great time to get a 504 loan. (more…)

504 – 7A Loan Comparison

imagesIf you’re looking for a small business loan to purchase commercial real estate or heavy machinery/equipment, the SBA 504 loan is the best choice.  If purchasing a business or getting working capital is the goal, the SBA 7A loan is likely the better tool. (more…)

MWSBF 35th Anniversary & Baseball Camp

Smith's BallparkMountain West Small Business Finance is celebrating 35 Years, and we want you to join us for the party! We’ve secured June 18, 2015 at Smith’s Ballpark for a Baseball Camp and short presentation — filled with food, friends and fun. Come and live out your dreams of making it to the Big Leagues (more…)

Not to Brag, But…

mw-redesign-15No one likes a braggart, so we’ll just call it “sharing our great news.” Mountain West Small Business Finance (MWSBF) is proud of the fact that we’re consistently ranked in the top ten nationally for Certified Development Companies. (more…)

MWSBF Projects Featured in Local News

unnamed-308Congratulations to Mountain West Small Business borrowers Tom and Dorothy Heers whose recently completed an SBA 504 project

“Inn on the Cliff” was feature in St. George News. The property, with awe inspiring vistas and modern chic comforts, is a gem in southern Utah’s St. George Bluff. Check out the entire article here. (more…)


LMP_1485Sometimes a journalist’s job is challenging because they are having trouble pulling words from their sources (and yes, I’m using journalist in the loosest possible sense of the word.) But other times, a writer finds that rare moment when there is so much good fodder, the hardest part is deciding what pieces make the cut because everything just seems so good. And sometimes, one walks the tightrope trying to straddle the line of appropriateness and unmitigated awkwardness in an interview. (more…)

The Styling’s of Summer at MWSBF

LMP_4716Hey Batter Batter!

It was another successful Bee’s Game celebration at Spring Mobile Ball Park for Mountain West’s annual Night Out With the Bees. MWSBF employees, partners, Board Members and their families were treated to dogs, burgers with all the fixins’ and a ball game verses the Las Vegas 51s.


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

IMG_5975Well, it was actually Breakfast at the Larry H. Miller Campus of Salt Lake Community College, but we had to get your attention some how.

The reality is that for so many small business owners, from their passion to realizing the dream of small business owner often means delving head first into the financial aspects of the daily grind. (more…)

So You’re Writing a Business Plan.

shutterstock_112218428You’ve got the product. You’ve got the people. And perhaps you’ve got a plan to expand… but when it comes to getting the idea down on paper (ok, or at least on a word doc), you feel a serious case of writer’s block every time you sit down to put together your “Business Plan.” (more…)