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Maine District Office
68 Sewall Street Room 512
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
Phone: 207-622-8551
Fax: 207-622-8277
Hours of Operation:
Augusta Office - 8:00 AM to 4:30 Area Offices - By Appointment Only
Maine News

Newsletter Date: April, 2011

Come Help Us Celebrate our 2011 SBA Maine Small Business Winners & Champions

On Thursday May 5, 2011 the annual SBA Awards Luncheon will be held at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm.  The luncheon is being hosted by the Maine SBDC. 

This years Small Business Persons of the Year are James McCurdy and James Lynch, owners of Maine Tire Company, Inc. in Hermon. 

Small Business Champion Winners are:

Erica Quin-Easter, Microenterprise Coordinator for Maine Centers for Women, Work & Community is our Women in Business Champion,


Kriistine Schuman, Manager of the Base Realignment and Closure Transition Center at the Bruswick Naval Station (BNAS) is our Veteran Small Business Champion.

Maine SBDC 2010 State Star Award 

Tom Gallant, Center Director for the Maine SBDC at Coastal Enterprises, Inc. in Bangor  

In addition to the above, District Awards will be given to SBA's top performing participating lender for Fiscal Year 2010:

Camden National Bank - Top 7(a) Lender

Granite State Development Corporation - Top 504 Lender

Kennebunk Savings Bank - Top Third Party Lender

Atlantic Regioinal Federal Credit Union - Top Credit Union

KeyBank, N.A. - Top Overall Dollar Volume Lender

We hope you can join us on May 5th in Bangor.  For registration information please contact Jennifer Sherwood at the Maine SBDC Office at 207-780-4420.


Attention Lenders

The SBA Lender Toolkit provides you easy access to the information you need.  It can be easily accessed from our website.  The previous version of our "banking" website will only be available until May 1, 2011.  We believe you will find this new website user friendly and much easier to navigate. 

 The online Lender Toolkit features:

  • Find a Loan Package, which allows users to select a loan type and download all the associated forms. Instruction on how to complete the loan package and standard boilerplates will help lenders prepare more accurate loan applications, increasing the probability of guarantees to worthy small businesses.
  • Find a Service Center enables the lender to search for servicing center contact information based on the loan processing parameters of loan type and stage. Lenders can also Find a Lender Relationship Specialist by selecting a local district office from a pull-down list.
  • Lender FAQs provide answers to questions about the SBA’s approach on the financing and underwriting of loans to small business owners.
  • Recent Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) notices, which display current versions of loan processing, servicing and liquidation documents along with a copy highlighting any updates.
  • Weekly Lending Report, which provides details on lending activity for SBA loan programs, along with comparisons for FY 2009, 2010 and 2011 for the period ending that week

Oxford Hill Score receives
Maine District Chapter of the Year Award

Oxford Hills Score Chapter #0479 received the 2010 Award as Maine District Chapter of the Year.  The chapter exceeded all goals for client services with the  exception of online services.  Face to face services were at 139% of goal, workshops at 167% of goal; and workshop attendees at 128% of goal.  Oxford Hills was one of four chapters in the district to particpate in the accelerator grant program and was the first chapter in the district to successfully launch Roundtable Workshops in cooperation with a local Chamber of Commerce and SBDC as partners.  Congratulations!


Loan Volume Report as of March 31, 2011 

7(a) Loans

  Lender Name Gross Amount # of Loans
1. Bangor Savings Bank $6,349,900 29
2. People's United bank $5,637,300 21
3. Northeast Bank $3,610,700 20
4. Machias Savings Bank $4,369,100 19
5. KeyBank, N.A. $3,658,000 16
6. Katahdin Trust Company $2,098,800 11
7. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust $1,865,000 11
8. Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution $569,000 10
9. TD Bank, N.A. $2,406,000 8
10. Camden National Bank $619,100 8
11. Franklin Savings Bank $427,400 8
12. Superior Financial Group $77,500 8
13. Androscoggin Savings Bank $2,285,000 6
14. Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union $209,000 6
15. Bath Savings Institution $409,000 5
16. Northway Bank $1,035,000 4
17. University Credit Union $95,000 4
18. Kennebunk Savings Bank $456,000 3
19. Norway Savings Bank $189,300 3
20. Savings Bank of Maine $1,291,400 2
21. Penobscot Federal Credit Union $664,100 2
22. Bank America, N.A. $2,625,000 1
23. Mechanics Savings Bank $1,050,000 1
24. Norstate Federal Credit Union $350,000 1
25. Seaboard Federal Credit Union $40,000 1
26. Biddeford Savings Bank $20,000 1
27. Centrix Bank & Trust $20,000 1
28. Meredith Village Savings Bank $15,000 1
  TOTAL $42,441,600 211



504 Loans


  CDC Name Gross Amount # of Loans
1. Granite State Economic Development Corporation $7,590,000 19
2. Coastal Enterprises, Inc. $890,000 5
3. Eastern Maine Development Corporation $406,000 1
  TOTAL $8,886,000 25


504 Third Party Loans

  Lender Name Gross Amount # of Loans
1. Bangor Savings Bank $3,824,250 5
2. Kennebunk Savings bank $1,838,324 4
3. TD Bank, N.A. $1,571,250 3
4. Camden National Bank $1,238,500 3
5. Androscoggin Savings Bank $1,050,000 2
6. Northeast Bank $715,046 1
7. Chares River Bank $415,000 1
8. Savings Bank of Maine $402,971 1
9. Skowhegan Savings Bank $333,850 1
10. KeyBank, N.A. $215,000 1
11. First National Assoc. $212,500 1
12. Gorham Savings Bank $160,000 1
13. Centrix Bank & Trust $122,500 1
  TOTAL $12,099.191 25


Please feel free to contact the staff of the Maine District Office with any questions you may have at 207-622-8551.



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