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Securing a Bank Loan: Tips from a Lender
Recorded Webinar (online)
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Are you ready for a small business loan?  In this free webinar, the final in a three-part series focused on securing small business loans, you will learn what lenders look for from borrowers and how small business owners can best position themselves to receive bank funding. Topics to be covered include: 

  • Underwriting requirements for conventional bank loans – What does the bank consider?  
  • What is needed for SBA-guaranteed vs Conventional bank loans?
  • Tips to successfully approach a bank lender.

This webinar is the third in a three-part series on securing a bank loan. We encourage you to also view the other two webinars in the series: “Securing a Bank Loan: Critical Components of a Financial Plan and Securing a Bank Loan: SBA Guaranteed Bank Loans.”



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About the presenters
Mariann Zylstra
Mariann Zylstra
Mariann Zylstra is a former banker and financial services executive for several large regional banks.  She spent 20+ years helping businesses of all sizes in structuring and approving optimal financing packages, financial planning, budgeting and forecasting, and managing cash flow. 
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