Congrats Atlanta Peach Movers

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Congratulations to our client and friends at Atlanta Peach Movers. They closed a refinance of approximately $3.6 million in total on this warehouse. They’ve been serving the Atlanta and Southeast markets for over 30 years and are the official movers for the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Hawks. The company is a success story for small business endurance and growth with their track record of meeting consumer needs with excellence, creating jobs and serving the community. We highly recommend their services if you’re in that marketplace. Fountainhead has the tools to finance your growth and business needs whether your company or … Read More

Fountainhead Commercial Capital Names Vratanina Senior Vice President

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Fountainhead Commercial Capital today announced that Jeffrey J. Vratanina has joined the company as senior vice president of capital markets. Fountainhead specializes in SBA 504 loans for commercial real estate and low loan-to-value conventional real estate loans while also offering SBA 7(a) loans through its sister-company Fountainhead SBF LLC. Vratanina, who previously built Pinnacle Financial Corporation into a family of financial services companies and a national mortgage banking leader, will manage co-investors and liquidity partnerships as well as coordinate business development expansion. “We have aggressive growth goals for Fountainhead across our SBA and conventional lending platforms,” said Chris Hurn, CEO … Read More

Small Business can’t be stopped!

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FitSmallBusiness.com surveyed and there are 30.2 million small businesses in the US. 57.9 million people are employed by small businesses. More than 70% of small business owners say their happiness level is higher than five on a 1 to 10 scale. SMALL BUSINESS ROCKS! I love small businesses and their owners that just won’t quit. It’s why Fountainhead exists. Here are a few more facts: big banks approve only 26.9% of small business loans the average SBA loan amount from a large national bank is $59,000 and from small national or regional banks it’s $165,000. I believe business owners deserve … Read More

Your daily work can equal extra income

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There is so much bluster in the media as the run-up to 2020 is already in full swing. It often seems disconnected from the realities of every day life and business. I know you’re working hard each day to simply serve business owners and help them accomplish their goals. Fountainhead is here to serve your CDC in doing that. We can also approve your borrower in under two hours with our online, AI software Pronto. CDC Referral Fees We are paying up to 4% referral fees to our CDC referral partners. Review the details below, then call or email me … Read More

You’re the reason – Thank You!

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We closed our books on 1Q19 late last week, and thanks to our clients and referral partners, it was our biggest quarter ever by loan origination volume: $47.2MM of projects financed in just three months. We’re on pace to triple the number of business owners financed this year over 2018. Our clients and referral partners made last Thursday another first. We had three closings in one day to end March. I’m in this business to support and empower entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. It’s absolutely incredible to watch it happen. I’d be honored to assist you or those you serve … Read More

Lead like McMahon

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Linda McMahon resigned last week as Administrator of the SBA. She brought a fresh, real-world view with her entrepreneurial experience. She knew how to effectively ignite small business growth and will be missed. Be Like McMahon I enjoyed McMahon’s leadership because she knew how to get things done. She was an actual business owner leading an organization designed to help business owners. She’s a great example to us as we serve our business owner clients. Fountainhead is Ready to Serve You We have never been more ready to help you in serving your clients. We’ve assembled an expert team, put … Read More

Do you know Step #1 in buying a business?

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You can bootstrap many things in a small business, but there’s one thing you cannot do without when buying one: capital. And nine out of ten times, that comes from financing. I’ve known business owners who accomplished this with personal credit cards or short-term “alternative, online small business loans”… all of which had interest rates north of 20% per year. Ridiculous! If you or someone you know is in this situation, then consider our SBA 7(a) loan program as your first choice loan. Rates and terms can’t be beat (especially by credit cards or “alternative, online lenders”), and Fountainhead will … Read More

Collaboration creates success

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Andrew Carnegie said, “Collaboration is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” As a referral partner, you are the lifeblood of Fountainhead, and together, we can accomplish incredible things for our clients. Let’s Work Together FastTrack was created, so you would know just how much we value you as a referral partner. That’s why we pay CDC Referral Fees up to 4% on closed deals… and why our industry-leading speed-to-decisions and specialization is matched by no other TPL’s. Perhaps it’s time we work together on a new deal? By working with us, a national, nonbank, direct lender, … Read More

Do your 1Q19 checkup today

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2019 will be at the quarter mark in just 10 days. Are you on track to meet your business and personal goals set in January? Is company growth 25% of the way there? Take 15 minutes today to do a quarterly assessment. If you’re not hitting your marks, pivot strategy to get back on track. At some point, strategy needs capital for growth and/or acquisitions. Fountainhead is helping business owners and entrepreneurs accomplish this with our financing options: SBA 504, SBA 7(a) and Conventional. We can address just about any business need and are committed to partnering with you and … Read More

Please welcome our newest Fountainhead family member

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Success rises and falls on the shoulders of leadership, which is why we’ve brought in the best in the business for SBA 7(a) lending. Michael Bland has joined Fountainhead and is the new COO of Fountainhead Small Business Finance. Michael is responsible for all operational aspects of the business, including underwriting, SBA approvals, closing, and servicing. He’s had a 22 year career in small business lending and provided loans to thousands of small business customers. Call Michael any time to discuss financing your business growth with 7(a). You can read the full press release on Michael and Fountainhead Small Business … Read More