MWSBF Welcomes Dianne Flores as Our Newest Servicing Specialist

Dianne Flores Named Newest Servicing Specialist at Mountain West Small Business Finance Mountain West Small Business Finance has named Dianne Flores, servicing specialist. Flores will be responsible for automation and streamlining of Mountain West’s insurance process for their loan portfolio. She will be based in Spokane, Washington and telecommute – supporting the company’s entire loan portfolio. Read the full press release below. March 30, 2020 (Salt Lake City) – Mountain West Small Business Finance (MWSBF), Utah’s largest SBA lender, welcomes Dianne Flores as the company’s newest servicing specialist. Flores will telecommute from Spokane, Washington and will be responsible for the automation and streamlining of Mountain West’s insurance process for their… Read More

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Celebrating Women in Small Business

Celebrating Women in Small Business October is National Women’s Small Business Month. We’re celebrating women-owned businesses everywhere, as well as the outstanding progress female entrepreneurs have made over the years! Did you know? -In 1972, women only owned 4.6% of all businesses in the United States. As of 2019, women owned 42% of all businesses -Women-owned businesses grew 21% from 2014 to 2019, and businesses owned by women of color grew at double that rate. Numbers for black women entrepreneurs grew the fastest, with an increase of 50%. In fact, as of 2019, women of color accounted for 50% of all women who owned businesses. -There are nearly 13 million… Read More

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Randy Fischer Named VP, Commercial Loan Officer – Bridgerland for Mountain West

Randy Fischer Named Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer – Bridgerland for Mountain West Small Business Finance Article Highlights Mountain West Small Business Finance has named Randy Fischer as vice president, commercial loan officer – Bridgerland. Fischer will be responsible for the company’s loan production in Northern Utah and Wyoming. Fischer comes to Mountain West with a wealth of experience—more than 15 years in the banking industry. Vice president and loan officer Judd Blakesley, who was recently named MWSBF’s manager of marketing & government relations previously had oversight for the Bridgerland region. You can contact Randy via email at rfischer@mwsbf.com or phone at 435-938-8207 Read the full press release below. June… Read More

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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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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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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 who participated in the event, with a special thanks to the tournament’s sponsors. If you’re a lender looking to be on next year’s guest list, contact Mountain West about current or future projects your working on for details.

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