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2020 Minnesota SBA Lender of the Year

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Minnesota District is honoring nine lenders throughout the state for their commitment to helping small businesses succeed at local branches around the state.

BankVista is honored to announce we have received the 2020 Minnesota SBA Lender of the Year award. We’d like to thank our team for their hard work and dedication. From client services to our expert lenders, we couldn’t do it without you!
 
We’d also like to thank the small businesses in our communities for trusting us with your business banking needs. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you! We take pride in helping businesses with SBA and other solutions needed to survive (particularly in 2020), grow and thrive.
 

Minnesota Bankers Association Community Champion Recognition 

 BankVista is one of forty Community Champions that worked with hundreds of organizations in   their communities, providing funding, volunteers, materials, supplies, or food for their neighbors.   Recipients of the recognition range in size from small community banks to large banks with   multiple branches.

 Through employee commitment to various organizations this recognition is made possible.   BankVista employees are true champions for their communities. 

 


Minnesota Business Finance Corporation Lender of the Year 2019


 The MBFC Lender of the Year is determined by which lead lender does the highest dollar   volume approved by the SBA and MBFC during the fiscal year. in 2019 BankVsita did a total   dollar volume of $5.271 Million in SBA 504 loans which was comprised of 9 different projects.

 Pictured: Nadene Kruize, Senior Vice President of MBFC, with Dan Nygaard, Vice   President/Manager Small Business Division, and Tom Saehr, President & CEO of MBFC

 


2019 Minnesota SBA Lender of the Year

SBA TrophyThe U.S. Small Business Administration’s Minnesota District will honor 12 lenders throughout the state for their commitment to helping small businesses succeed. 

“We know that without capital small businesses struggle to survive,” pointed out SBA Minnesota District Director Nancy Libersky. “This is why we work so hard to ensure the funding tap doesn’t run dry. But we can’t do it alone. Using SBA loan programs, these organizations are helping small businesses succeed every day and it’s wonderful to be able to honor their efforts supporting our state’s economy.” To see the full press release click here


2018 and 2019 Star Tribune Top Workplace

BankVista is proud to be named a StarTribune Top Workplace in 2018, and 2019.2018 Star Tribune Award


St Cloud Area Association of Realtors 2018 Affiliate of the Year Award, LouAnn Peterson


2018 Minnesota SBA Lender of the Year

 


Gold Level Top Producing Loan Officer LouAnn Peterson First Half of 2018 for MN Housing


2017 Minnesota SBA Lender of the Year


Minnesota Business Finance Corporation Lender Of The Year 2016

BankVista has been named MBFC Lender of the Year for 2016. The award is given to the Lender with the highest dollar amount of 504 debentures approved by the MBFC and the U.S. Small Business Administration. For the full Press Release click here 


2016 Minnesota SBA Lender of the Year


Minnesota Business Finance Corporation Lender Of The Year 2015

Minnesota Business Finance Corporation (MBFC) announced that the FY2015 MBFC Lender of The Year Award was awarded to BankVista at the FY2015 MBFC Annual Meeting. MBFC’s Third Party Lender of the Year Award is given to the Lender with the highest dollar amount of 504 debentures approved by MBFC and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) within the fiscal year. To view the press release click here. 


Silver Level Top Producing Loan Officer Tom Templin First Half of 2015 for MN Housing


Top 21 Banks for Community Involvement: Minnesota Bankers Association 2015 Community Champion Recipient


Top 25 Performing Banks 2013 Independent Community Bankers of America


2011 Minnesota SBA Rural Lender of the Year