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SBA Lending

Why Busey?

Busey has helped hundreds of borrowers obtain the funds they need through SBA loans. As an SBA preferred lender, we are able to streamline the loan process which can help you focus on what you do best—growing your business. Whether you are looking to start, expand or acquire your own business, or to acquire real estate or purchase inventory, our SBA Lending Specialists can help you obtain the financing you need, no matter what challenges you face.
The most important thing a bank can do for an entrepreneur is understand their dreams and help get them on the road to achieving them. For early stage or undercapitalized companies, the landscape can be tricky and frustrating. Our seasoned SBA professionals help small businesses navigate that landscape to reach their destination as quickly as possible. By specializing in SBA Loans, we can solve the financing problem for our clients, helping them get down to business more quickly rather than waste time on capital concerns.
Jim Valete, EVP | Small Business & Government Guaranteed Lending Manager

We help you get down to business.

  • Fast approval
  • Experienced and knowledgeable team
  • Terms up to 25 years
  • Minimal down payment, as low as 10%
  • Competitive rates
  • Full suite of financial services, from depository services and cash management to personal wealth management and employee benefit programs

Meet Our SBA Team

With over 100 years of combined experience, our SBA Specialists know SBA loans inside and out. We have helped hundreds of borrowers obtain the funds they need, and we can do the same for you.
Choose a Specialist below to learn more about their experience.
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Cheryl Chisholm
St. Louis
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Trevor Taylor
Downstate Illinois
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Christopher Manick
Northern Illinois
Whatever your financial needs, Busey promises the resources to help you succeed.