Fountainhead Small Business Finance Names Michael Bland COO

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Fountainhead Small Business Finance LLC today announced that Michael Bland has joined the company as chief operating officer. The company offers U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) Program loans to small business owners for working capital, business acquisitions, partner buyouts, equipment, furniture and fixtures, startup capital, and debt refinancing, among other business purposes. Bland is responsible for all operational aspects of the business, including underwriting, SBA approvals, closing, and servicing. Fountainhead SBF is the nation’s newest Small Business Lending Company — one of only 14 non-bank lenders offering SBA 7(a) loans directly. It is also a sister-company of Fountainhead Commercial … Read More

Business lending will never be the same.

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Fountainhead is now offering SBA 7(a) loans in order to meet the needs of more owners of small to mid-sized businesses. We can now provide financing for: business acquisitions; working capital; partner buyouts; leasehold improvements; furniture, fixtures & equipment; startup working capital; and so on. Check out the press release here. A Fountainhead 7(a) Loan is often the most affordable solution for a business owner with lower-than-market interest rates, longer repayment terms and high advance rates. We’ve designed it for financing in the $200,000 to $5 million range. If this lending opportunity would meet a need in your business, or … Read More

The shutdown impact lingers for your clients

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The shutdown was a 35-day roller coaster for business owners trying to buy commercial real estate. It’s likely some of your clients were caught up in that. We’ve never worked so hard in January but were excited to put in those hours and help save deals for our referral partners’ clients. American Banker asked me to weigh in on the shutdown and resulting backlog of SBA loan applications. This is a quick read of the article as posted on Ecommerce Daily News. It explains what can actually be done to keep deals from going off the cliff. Even though the … Read More

Fountainhead Commercial Capital Named GrowFL “Florida Company to Watch” Finalist

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Fountainhead Commercial Capital was among the first round of 2018 “Florida Companies to Watch” finalists recently announced by GrowFL. The awards event – now in its eighth year – honors 50 select second-stage companies from throughout the state for developing valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities, and broadening new industries throughout Florida. Chosen from a candidate pool of 134 growing second-stage businesses, the finalists collectively represented $518 million in annual revenue and employed 2,743 full-time equivalent employees in 2017. Fountainhead specializes in U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) “504” loans as well as low loan-to-value commercial real estate … Read More

Cesar Freire Joins Fountainhead Commercial Capital as Senior Credit Analyst

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Orlando, FL, July 05, 2018– Fountainhead Commercial Capital, a nationwide lender focused on financing owner-occupied commercial real estate with low loan-to-value loans and the SBA 504 loan program, today announced that Cesar Freire has joined the company as a senior credit analyst. He will assemble and analyze financial information from prospective borrowers and make recommendations for credit applications of small business owners working to purchase commercial real estate and equipment. “Cesar has embraced our corporate culture during his extended internship, and we are pleased to have him as a full-time member of our staff,” said Chris Hurn, CEO of Fountainhead. … Read More

Chris Hurn Awarded Coleman’s SBA 504 Lender of the Year

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Congratulations to our CEO and Founder, Chris Hurn, on being named one of Coleman Report’s 2017 SBA 504 Lenders of the Year! He is one of five recipients to receive the honor. Chris and his executive team have collectively funded more than $26 billion in SBA 504 projects over the past 20 years, making Fountainhead Commercial Capital one of the most experienced in SBA lending. He provides financing programs to entrepreneurs that give them an advantage over their corporate competition, exponentially increasing the velocity of growth with lower rates, longer terms, and swift approvals. Chris has been named SBA Financial … Read More

The World Turned Upside Down…

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As most of you know, most of the Fountainhead Team and their respective families live in the City of Orlando and surrounding communities. Obviously last weekend was a tragedy of epic proportions – an event that we wish could be eradicated from our world! Unfortunately we live in very challenging times, but with the strength and love of our families, combined with the strength and passion of our community, we will all heal from this horrific event in time. Chris passionately wrote the following story on his plane ride back to Orlando, that he, and our whole team, would like … Read More

Fountainhead Closes $8.2 Million Hotel Deal in Urbana, IL

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We started last week by closing a terrific hotel loan in Illinois on Monday morning, one of several hospitality deals we have in our pipeline currently.  The hospitality industry is thriving and Fountainhead  is taking advantage of the many opportunities presenting themselves in multiple states across the nation. Let us know how we can help you and/or someone you know by contacting us at:  info@FountainheadCC.com today.  But, for now, let’s focus on the specifics of the deal we just closed… Fountainhead is proud to announce the closing of a $6,818,124 hotel loan.  Our Fountainhead 504 loan was used to acquire … Read More