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Whitney Bouknight

Vice President - SBA Lending

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Whitney Bouknight

About Whitney

Whitney Bouknight, Vice President - SBA Lending, leverages more than a decade of experience in nationwide SBA Lending. Her professional journey, beginning with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has encompassed roles such as Staff Accountant, Project Cost Analyst, Business Development, and Loan Officer.

Passionate about helping people own their own businesses, Whitney excels in sourcing and facilitating small business financing. Outside of work, she actively participates in her daughter's Girl Scout troop and the Carousel Center, a child advocacy group. She cherishes family life with her husband, their three daughters, and two dogs, finding joy in travel and outdoor activities.

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Collateral Requirements of SBA loans

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

Manufacturing Company Builds Equity By Buying Building With SBA 7(a) Loan

A manufacturing company in Utah sought to purchase a building and relocate from their leased space to build up equity