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Brandon Strickland

Director of SBA Credit

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Brandon Strickland

About Brandon

Brandon Strickland joined First Business Bank in 2022 as Director of SBA Credit with more than a decade of experience in the financial industry, with a focus on SBA Lending. He is past Vice President of SBA services at First Internet Bank, West Town Bank & Trust, and First Citizens Bank.

Brandon volunteers as Treasurer & Coach of a local youth football nonprofit organization in his hometown, the same organization he played for and cherished as a child.

Brandan holds a bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University in Management, with a minor in Business Administration. He has also completed a number of advanced courses in Commercial, small business, and C&I lending through National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL), American Institute of Bankers (AIB), Risk Management Agency (RMA), and Credit Risk Management (CRM).

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SBA Loan Collateral Requirements

Collateral requirements for SBA loans are more flexible than the average term loan. Read more SBA loan collateral to see
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Case Study

Manufacturer Buys Real Estate & Consolidates Debt Into One Payment With SBA 7(a) Loan

A husband and wife acquired a Wisconsin manufacturing company in January 2020, just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic in the
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Case Study

General Manager Buys Two Businesses With One SBA 7(a) Loan

After a successful career of more than 20 years in management and sales, our client had the opportunity to purchase