Crank up Business – Crank up the Economy Newsletter

According to the SBA, there are almost 30 million small businesses in the US. They employ 47.8% of US workers and account for 63% of the net share of new jobs over the past six years. These small businesses played a huge role in the 4.2% GDP growth that our … Read More

Check out the White Hot Numbers Newsletter

The Hot US economy paired with record high small business optimism is creating an extremely healthy environment for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. Growth requires access to capital which we are excited to offer to small business owners who want to take the next step by acquiring their commercial real … Read More

Four Lessons from the Underdog Newsletter

I was excited when Medium.com offered me the opportunity to write about my Loyola Ramblers who had an incredible underdog run on the way to the Final Four back in March. I’ve always been a sucker for the underdog. To this day, as a serial entrepreneur, I still consider myself … Read More

$252,904,204 – Past the 1/4 billion mark! Newsletter

As of last Friday, Fountainhead has closed just over one-quarter of a billion dollars ($252,904,204.) in commercial loans since May of 2015, just 39 months ago. This is nearly twice the pace of the previous company I founded. So, I want to give a big “THANK YOU!” to everyone who … Read More

Is Your Loan Holding You Back? Newsletter

The end of summer means the beginning of a new school year. For students (and parents) that means new routines, new schedules, new friends and new challenges. I’ve always loved the fresh start aspect of that. Small businesses need the same sometimes. Your business may need a personnel change or … Read More

Practice and Produce Excellence- Newsletter

Jim Thome played major league baseball for 22 years for six teams. He hit 612 home runs during his professional career and was inducted into the Hall of Fame this past Sunday. More important to me, “Jimmy” was my childhood friend in Central Illinois where we umpired Little League together … Read More

Work Hard! No Excuses! Newsletter

Small business owners consistently face challenges: lack of funds, lack of time and lack of good employees to name a few. I’ve experienced these things myself as an entrepreneur. The difference between success and failure is being willing to press in and keep your eye on the opportunity that lies … Read More

Ignite Small Business Growth and Wealth Newsletter

Alas, the World Cup is finally over, and we can all get a little more sleep in this “between time” for major sports. Entrepreneurs are always sleep deprived, so it was likely no big deal for them. Those are the folks we seek to serve as they take calculated risks … Read More

Fountainhead is Built for Your Success Newsletter

We are constantly positioning Fountainhead to best serve your commercial real estate financing needs. Our AI software Pronto does that with two hour loan approvals. Yes, you read that correctly: I said in only two hours… Maybe it’s time we work together on a deal, then? Our borrowers and their … Read More

Time it Right to Do it Well Newsletter

TED speaker and NYT bestselling author Dan Pink recently released a book titled When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Ask any war historian, and they’ll tell you that great victories in battle often come down to timing. Timing is important in every part of life, and certainly in business. … Read More