Small Business Education Series in Kansas City Sept. 19

Monday, August 25 at 07:35 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Calling small business owners and entrepreneurs in Greater Kansas City! You are invited to attend a session in Arvest’s Small Business Education Series targeted to businesses that have been open one to five years. The session will be held Sept. 19, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Central Exchange* located at 1020 Central St. Suite 100, Kansas City, Mo. Please register* and pay for the event online.

This is the third class in a four-part series and will provide education on obtaining bank and SBA financing. We will be discussing the process for applying for a loan, what banks look for, as well as information on obtaining SBA guarantees. This will be a classroom-style session and will allow for questions at the end of each speaker’s presentation.

Here’s a preview of the guest speakers.

Jackie Randle, Arvest Bank

For the past 12 years Jackie Randle has served as the Senior Vice President/SBA Loan Administrator at Arvest Bank. She is the manager of a centralized SBA lending group for the sixteen banking communities of Arvest Bank in four states: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. Under her leadership the bank’s SBA lending portfolio has grown from $20 million to over $135 million, processing over 120 SBA loans annually. Arvest Bank has been the top volume SBA lender for the state of Arkansas for two of the past three years.

Jackie’s 20 years of experience in SBA lending includes two and a half years as senior vice president/director of small business lending with Stillwater National Bank and six years as executive director of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, Inc. (NAGGL), the national trade association for SBA lenders. She has served as a board of director for NAGGL and Payne County CASA, court appointed special advocates for abused and neglected children.  

Monica Dahl, Arvest Bank

Monica is a native of Olathe, Kan., where she still resides with her family. Monica has 15 years of sales and management experience in the areas of retail banking, investments, real estate, private banking and small business banking. She currently is the Manager of the Small Business Banking department at Arvest Bank in Greater Kansas City. She is a participant at several local chambers of commerce as well as Central Exchange. She is a 2011 graduate of the Olathe leadership program.

Monica manages six business bankers who are dedicated to working with and supporting businesses that have $2.5 million and below in annual sales. They specialize in providing an unmatched level of customer service and knowledge in the area of small business. Arvest business bankers are dedicated to the success of their business customers. They focus on the customer and what each customer’s specific business needs are. They are here for today and for the future. With the wide variety of products and services, the team is well equipped to match the solution with the needs of your small business.

We look forward to having you join us!

Links marked with * go to a third-party site not operated or endorsed by Arvest Bank, an FDIC-insured institution.

Tags: Arvest Biz, Business Banking, Kansas City
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