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Minnesota SBA Honors Community/Rural Lender of the Year

Advisory Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Release Date: Monday, March 28, 2011
Release Number: 2011-09
Related State:
Contact: Sherree Stratton (612) 370-2325

SARTELL – BankVista, Sartell, has been named the Community/Rural Lender of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Minnesota District Office.

The Community/Rural Lender of the Year Award is presented to a lender that has exhibited an ongoing commitment to supporting the growth and expansion of small businesses in their community. The SBA looks for lenders who definitely make an impact in their communities through the use of SBA loan programs.

BankVista, founded in 2000, is a small community bank which is not immune to the unprecedented challenges in our economy and especially in the banking industry today. Yet they remain strong, financially healthy and continue to grow.

BankVista’s success is largely due to the efforts of their talented and devoted staff and being locally owned and managed allows them to seek market opportunities and conduct business positively based on the overall confidence in the businesses and residents in the area. Maintaining their community focus is also key to how they do business. They share significant contributions of financial resources and encourage their employees to volunteer hours to many organizations and causes which make central Minnesota good place to live and do business.

For more information:

Daniel Nygaard
Vice President
BankVista - Sartell
125 Twin Rivers Ct.
Sartell, MN 56377


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