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Want to Put Less Money Down and Get Lower Interest Rates?

Take Advantage of the SBA 504 Loan With WBD.







Want to Put Less Money Down and Get Lower Interest Rates? Take Advantage of the SBA 504 Loan With WBD.




WBD Inc. honors its top lending partners from across Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for their success in helping small business get the financing they need to grow,...


Newsletter, December 2022


Posted: 01/04/23


Happy Holidays and New Year from WBD! Thank you for helping WBD have our most productive year in our history!


In today’s economic environment, your lending institution has likely discussed tightening up its credit box, in addition to pursuing deposits due to lingering liquidity concerns. If this is...


Newsletter, November 2022


Posted: 11/30/22


WBD's President Dan Schneider reflects on a successful FY 22, and we honor Joe Wolfe, former President, who made a big impact in WBD's success.


News: WBD Client Community


Posted: 11/22/22


The Five Percent: Managers Who Take Ownership   Managers who take full responsibility with energy, humility, and pride are rare and valuable. They’re essential to success and growth...


Get Connected With Barb LaMue


Posted: 11/16/22


WBD invites you to connect with Barb LaMue, President & CEO of New North, Inc. New North is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, regional marketing and economic development Corporation fostering collaboration...


Newsletter, October 2022


Posted: 10/31/22


Another productive and record-breaking year at WBD, and we look back on our economic development activity both in FY 22 and looking forward. Also, read about the benefit of the 504 program that gives the ability of a buyer to assuming outstanding 504 loans.


Get Connected With Larry Schwenn


Posted: 10/10/22


WBD invites you to connect with a highly respected, experienced and trusted business banker, Larry Schwenn. Larry is the SVP of Commercial Lending at DMB Community Bank, based in the Madison area...


Get Connected With Craig Aderhold


Posted: 10/03/22


WBD invites you to get connected with Craig Aderhold, Market President - Northeast Wisconsin/Lakeshore, Wisconsin Bank and Trust. Craig holds the primary responsibility of leading the...


Newsletter, September 2022


Posted: 09/30/22


A WBD customer, chef and business owner receives a well-deserved and coveted award, see our upcoming events and find out who our new Elite Lender is. Also, our ranking in the list of national CDCs and our region is something we're very proud of, in part thanks to our lending partners.


Newsletter, August 2022


Posted: 08/31/22


This month we take a look at new SBA appraisal rules that allow for up to a ten percent shortfall in appraised value for 504 loans. We also congratulate our newest loan officer, Katie Bowman, and announce the addition of our new Elite Lender.


Get Connected With Tim Schneider


Posted: 08/24/22


WBD invites you to get connected with Tim Schneider, CEO/President - Bank Five Nine.    Tim's extensive banking experience and countless relationships forged during his...


Get Connected With April Nelson


Posted: 08/23/22


We'd like to introduce you to April Nelson, Vice President and Loan Officer at WBD, who is based in Stillwater, Minnesota. She works with bankers and business borrowers in western Wisconsin...


Newsletter, July 2022


Posted: 07/31/22


Thank you for helping make our Seminar Series a success! And check out our many links to our resource pages, including seminar presentations, toolkits and much more.


Newsletter, June 2022


Posted: 06/30/22


There's still plenty of time to register for our Summer Seminar Series! Our Seminars are being held throughout the state this month and we hope to see you there. Also, check out how WBD is staying active on social media and chambers of commerce across Wisconsin and Minnesota.


Newsletter, May 2022


Posted: 05/31/22


WBD announces Seminar Series dates and locations coming up in June. This month's newsletter also includes a congratulations message to our new Elite Lenders, an upcoming event we'll be attending, and a WBD servicing update.


Newsletter, April 2022


Posted: 04/30/22


This month we offer a sneak peek at our upcoming Seminar Series, a refi toolkit reminder, and how we were proud to be recognized by the SBA in receiving an award for the top CDC with the most loan approvals. Also, a congrats to the Wisconsin SBA National Small Business of the Year Award.


Newsletter, March 2022


Posted: 03/31/22


Great news regarding the long-term future of the 504 loan program! President Biden signs a funding bill to increase the 504 loan program Authorization level. We offer a thank you to our 504 refi webinar attendees, and welcome our newest elite lender.


Newsletter, February 2022


Posted: 02/28/22


You're invited to join us for our upcoming March Refi Webinar! Also, we take a look at our local economic development projects, and how our social media audience is growing. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn!


Newsletter, January 2022


Posted: 01/31/22


Announcing our upcoming Refi Webinar hosted by our loan officers starting in February, and we invite you to take a look at our FY 21 Annual Report as WBD turns 40. What an amazing 40 years we've had in helping small businesses succeed! And we're excited to introduce our new Loan Officer and Vice President, Mark Maurer.


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