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SBA District Office Announce Lenders of the Year for Small Business Week

Release Date: 
Monday, March 27, 2017
Release Number: 
17-04 SADO
Nina Ramon | 210-403-5900

SAN ANTONIO - The SBA San Antonio District Office is pleased to announce the 2017 District Small Business Week 7(a) Lender and 504 Certified Development Company of the Year. This year’s National Small Business Week is scheduled for April 30 - May 6, 2017.

SBA provides a number of financial assistance programs for small businesses that have been specifically designed to meet key financing needs, including debt financing, surety bonds, and equity financing. From starting up or expanding a business to recovering from disasters, SBA loan programs are available to help businesses succeed.

For the 2016 calendar year, BBVA Compass completed 198 7(a) loans amounting in $39,267,800 giving them the title of 7(a) Lender of the Year for the district.

Additionally, Capital Certified Development Company is announced as the 504 Certified Development Company of the Year for servicing 33 loans with a total gross amount of $37,860,000.

During the 2016 fiscal year the local district office passed $500 million in both 7(a) and 504 loans, representing a 7.2 percent increase in the dollar value from the previous fiscal year.

This year's winners will be celebrated during an award luncheon at the Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade on May 4, 2017.

To see all the SBA San Antonio District Office 2017 Small Business Week Winners visit:


The SBA San Antonio District Office located in the heart of San Antonio in the Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building, across the street from the Alamo, with a service area that spans across 55 counties within Texas. The counties served are: Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee, Bexar, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Comal, Concho, Crockett, De Witt, Dimmit, Edwards, Fayette, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Irion, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, La Salle, Lampasas, Lavaca, Lee, Live Oak, Llano, Mason, Maverick, McCulloch, McMullen, Medina, Menard, Real, Refugio, San Saba, Schleicher, Sutton, Tom Green, Travis, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Williamson, Wilson, and Zavala.