SPONSOR Profiles

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CreditBench is a top SBA lender in the country with over $1 Billion in SBA loans closed since its establishment in 2014. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, CreditBench is a National SBA Preferred lender delivering prompt decisions, highly competitive rates, and flexible collateral requirements while keeping referral partners and borrowers informed every step of the way.


The CreditBench team delivers proven strength in the market backed by the ongoing support of BayFirst with a bold vision for continued growth. Successful brokers can leverage the deep bench strength of one of America’s top-performing SBA lending teams to get the deal done! Put the CreditBench SBA loan experts to work for you today for SBA business acquisition financing up to $5,000,000 and receive a referral fee for each closed SBA loan.

 

www.CreditBench.com

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As the number one SBA 7(a) lender in the country by volume (SBA fiscal year 2018), Live Oak Bank supports you and your clients with customized loan products. They specialize in acquisition financing across all industries nationwide and lent $2 billion in 2019 across a variety of loan types and structures. Live Oak's dedicated mergers and acquisitions lending team has extensive SBA expertise and offers creative deal structuring, including an SBA-based combination debt solution for loans over $5 million. With a fusion of extraordinary service and expertise, their devoted team embraces an innovative approach to solving problems and surpassing goals.

 

Tammy M Teece

Vice President -Small Business Lending

Tammy.teece@liveoak.bank

www.liveoak.bank

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CENTENNIAL BANK IS A NATIONAL LENDER, WITH BRANCHeS IN AR, AL, FL, NY. PROVIDING A FULL RANGE OF COMMERcIAL LOAN PROGRAMS, SPECIALIZING IN SBA & USDA PROGRAMS (SBA 7A, SBA 504, SBA EXPORT EXPRESS, SBA EXPRESS, USDA B&I). THE SBA & USDA DEPT ARE LOCATED IN TAMPA BAY, FL. TO SERVICE THE DEMANDS OF THE FLORIDA MARKETS. THE SBA 7A PROGRAM IS PERFECT FOR "BUSINESS ACQUISITIONS" (GOODWILL/INTANGIBLE ASSET PURCHASES), WITH UP TO 90% FINANCING AVAILABLE, LOAN MAY INCLUDE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE, RENOVATIONS/IMPROVEMENTS, CONTINGENCIES, FF&E, INVENTORY, CLOSING COSTS, INTERIM INTEREST, SBA FEE, WORKING CAPITAL.

TAMMY YOUST

SVP/SBA & USDA DEPT MANAGER

Office: 813-749-5344

TYOUST@MY100BANK.COM

www.my100bank.com

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As a national, non-bank, direct commercial lender, we specialize in helping owners of small to midsize businesses finance their growth and create wealth through our SBA 504, SBA 7(a) and low LTV conventional loan programs.

We were founded by the most well-known, awarded, and experienced team in the SBA industry, so our speed, specialization, creativity and expertise are second to none. We are committed to providing the smartest, fastest financing possible to owners of every financially-healthy and well-run small to mid-sized business in America.

https://www.fountainheadcc.com/

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44 Business Capital, a direct small business lending division of Berkshire Bank, provides SBA Loans to Small Businesses Nationwide with offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Florida, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois
44 Business Capital has originated over $1 Billion in SBA 7(a) loans in the past 12 years. We understand that by fostering the growth of small businesses in our communities, we can have an impact on job creation and preserving employment opportunities during these challenging economic times. We can offer financing assistance when your bank says “NO”.

https://www.44businesscapital.com/

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On Target is a full service digital marketing agency based in Orlando, Florida. Our goal is to set you and your business up as the experts in your industry; we do that through many facets. Learn more about our services and how we can create a custom strategy for your business.

Whether you’re marketing technology, financial services, or food additives, you have a story to tell. We help you tell it, through digital marketing, compelling content, podcasting, creative web design, SEO, and engaging social media.

https://ontargetdigitalmarketing.com/

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Fund-Ex Solutions Group is an SBA Preferred Lender and one of only 14 non-bank lending companies licensed by the SBA to offer 7(a) loans. The Fund-Ex team brings decades of industry expertise, combining technology and premium service to deliver personalized loan solutions without the hassles and waiting of other SBA lenders. Fund-Ex was proud to participate in the SBA's Paycheck Protection Program, providing nearly $150 million in PPP loans to more than 1,350 small businesses nationwide.

https://fundexsolutions.com/

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Law Office of Natalie M. Burns

At Burns Law Offices we meet all of your business closing needs in a speedy and cost effective manner.  Our attorneys are available 24/7 to close your deals in-person and remotely. We are located throughout the State of Florida. Please call us today at 305-733-8223

Natalie M. Burns, Esquire

305-733-8223

Natalie@burnslawfl.com

www.burnslawfl.com

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For over 24 years, Diamond Financial has served exclusively the broker markets to help them spend less time chasing financing and more time getting deals done. Specializing in larger, goodwill transactions, we have closed over $1 billion in acquisition deals nationwide with a 94% success rate and have become the leading broker source for creative deal structuring.

 

With our lender relationships and the volume built through our private lender database, our deals get attention and are processed faster than all others. Our knowledge of the Small Business Association acquisition financing rules and regulations allows us to offer a yes or no answer in just three days, guaranteed.

 

Call us at 888-238-0952, email us at information@easysba.com, or visit our website EasySBA.com to learn more. To see what we’re working on today, visit our deal page at diamondfs.com/deals-2/

Bruce Winston

Business Finance Consultant

888-238-0952

www.diamondfs.com

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The Law office of Ben Protano is a South Florida based law firm located in Hollywood, Florida. The firm was established in 2000 with the express purpose of assisting individuals, companies and their shareholders in avoiding pitfalls of operation. We are pleased to represent individuals in pursuit of their business and financial goals; domestic and international. The firm also represents individuals who have been injured in auto, motorcycle, bicycle accidents, and other types of injuries related to many potential causes. We also represent families of individuals who may have met an untimely demise due to the negligence of others. This firm also offers referral service to a number of qualified attorneys within a broad array of legal knowledge to best serve your needs.

https://www.protanolaw.com/

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We’re known worldwide as ‘the place to go, to buy or sell a business.’ And with the largest network of experienced brokers in the industry, we are likely in your backyard. As business brokers, we help our clients confidentially buy and sell privately held businesses, aligning the interests of all parties for mutual success and satisfaction.

Sunbelt business brokers service both the Main Street and Middle Market sectors. While there is no one definition that clearly delineates these segments, we generally consider a Main Street business to be one valued at less than $1m, and Middle Market businesses to be valued above $1m.

 

https://www.sunbeltnetwork.com/

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In today’s economy, there are more people looking to buy and sell businesses than ever before. When a company owner needs to sell their business, they can’t just stick a for sale sign in the window. They need the assistance of a business broker to locate and vet potential buyers. On the other side, buyers rely on the broker to help facilitate the process of evaluating potential businesses and franchises for sale. A Transworld Business Advisor is the solution for both scenarios.

Transworld Business Advisors focus on three core concepts: business brokerage, franchise consulting and franchise development.

https://www.tworld.com/

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For well over 18 years, Starbanco Business Finance has been providing commercial financing solutions to small and middle-market businesses nationwide. Our team has a strong foundation of industry specific expertise in focused markets. We emphasize specialty lending across a diverse group of business areas giving us the ability to understand our clients’ individual needs and the complexities of their businesses. That insight allows us to better respond to our clients’ unique financial situations with customized lending solutions. Whether you need working capital or funds to gain or revitalize a business, you can depend on our fundamental strengths to assure your success.

https://www.starbanco.com/

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Carman Law Firm

The attorneys at Carman Law Firm, PA provide serious representation for people injured in car accidents or who have suffered injuries resulting from somebody else’s negligence or misconduct. Every case is fully evaluated and assessed. We work with a team of professional investigators, medical experts, and consultants who help us determine how much you may be entitled to, and all the parties who may be responsible for paying. You pay no attorneys’ fees unless you recover money for your injuries.

Contact us to schedule a no-cost consultation about your legal matter. We are dedicated to serving our clients and their legal needs with professional representation and unwavering commitment.

http://www.carmanlegal.com/

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From our own humble beginnings in 1983 by Leonard Fischer, one of the nation’s leading ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) attorneys, Benetrends Financial has grown to help thousands of others see the same success. Since blazing the trail for 401(k)/IRA retirement funding with our innovative Rainmaker Plan®, we’ve helped entrepreneurs maximize the benefits of their retirement plans with the most compliant and efficient setup for building optimal wealth as a small business owner.

While funding partners are around every corner, we believe in being there for every part of your business ownership journey—from gaining funds and opening doors to overcoming challenges and experiencing the true benefits that all happen after funding is in place. And that’s where our 35+ years of acquired expertise is invaluable to entrepreneurs and future owners.

https://www.benetrends.com/

Specialty SPonsors
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For over 20 years, The Bancorp has been providing nonbank companies with the people, processes and banking technology to meet their individual needs. As a result, we have become an industry-leading provider of reliable technology-forward solutions that move our partners’ businesses into the future.

https://www.thebancorp.com/

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Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $177 billion asset regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1866, The Huntington National Bank and its affiliates provide consumers, small and middle-market businesses, corporations, municipalities, and other organizations with a comprehensive suite of banking, payments, wealth management, and risk management products and services. Huntington operates more than 1,000 branches in 11 states, with certain businesses operating in extended geographies.

https://www.huntington.com/

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Commercial Finance Partners is a direct commercial lender and debt advisory firm providing creative and flexible financing solutions for small to middle-market companies. Through direct lending and partner programs, Commercial Finance Partners is the one-stop-shop for any non-bank financing need. Our product offering includes accounts receivable financing, SBA 7a and SBA 504asset-based loans, estate loans, and other non-traditional loan products to fit almost any small to medium-size business financing request.

https://commercialfinancepartners.com/