C1st Recognized As Top Lender for SBA Loans!

posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 in Business/Ag

small business storefrontC1st was recently recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Iowa Division, as one of the top five financial institutions for loans produced in 2020. Amongst the list of several financial institutions, C1st was the only Credit Union recognized as a top lender in the state of Iowa.

“This recognition with the SBA further validates our lender’s commitment to helping our members obtain the support they need for their businesses,” said VP of Commercial and Agriculture lending, Brian Dostal. “We are grateful for our relationships and partnerships with our local businesses.”

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) makes owning a business a reality for many community members. The SBA is the only go-to resource for small businesses and small business owners to seek support they need to start, grow, or expand their businesses. Each year the Iowa District of the SBA award the top five lenders in nine different categories for total loan production.

C1st was recognized as a top financial institution in three of the nine categories, including 2nd place for lending in rural areas.