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Ready to apply for an SBA 7(a) or 504 loan?

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Having the right banking partner is essential to your success. Choices are vital when it comes to business loans. We take a consultative approach and partner with you to structure the financing you need to achieve your business goals.

As a nationwide SBA Preferred Lender, First Bank of the Lake has the resources and extensive experience and together we can tailor solutions for your business and guide you down the path to success.


You specialize in business.
We specialize in business financing. 

Business financing options seem endless, and let’s face it, sometimes are confusing. Each type affects your company’s cash flow, taxes, operations, and overall competitiveness very differently. We’re here to help you make the decisions that impact your business.

At First Bank of the Lake, lending decisions are driven by our team of banking professionals who understand your business. We employ our creativity, understanding, experience and expertise to build the right solution for you.

From start to finish, we’re here for you!

You’ll have the support of a nationwide SBA Preferred Lender with an experienced underwriting and closing team. We’re ready to guide you through each transaction.

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Interested in learning more about SBA Loans?


Client Success Story: StruXure Outdoor

Scott Selzer originally set out to design a better pergola for one of his clients. Learn how First Bank of the Lake helped him expand and grow his business into one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States.


SBA 7(a) vs 504: Which is Right for You?

Discover the key differences between the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) and 504 loans and learn when you should consider each program.


Choosing the Right SBA Lender

The first step in applying for an SBA loan is to choose an SBA-approved lender. But with many banks to choose from, how do you know which SBA lender is the right fit for you?


All loans are subject to credit approval. Restrictions and limitations may apply. First Bank of the Lake does not provide tax, legal or investment advice. All decisions concerning these matters should be made in conjunction with your professional advisors.