Alaska USA is SBA 504 Alaska Lender of the Year
Anchorage, Alaska – Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2010 Alaska SBA 504 Lender of the Year. The award was announced November 9, 2010 at the Anchorage Lender Symposium held at the Millennium Alaskan Hotel.
The program provides long-term, fixed-rate financing designed for small businesses and is set up to contribute to the economic development of communities.
The recognition is given to the lender with the highest number of approved loans as of the program’s year-end date of September 30, 2010 and all Alaska community-lending institutions are eligible. The Alaska USA Business and Commercial Services team, headed by Senior Vice President Dave Hamilton, has earned the award two years in a row.
Karen Forsland, SBA Alaska District Director, wrote in a letter to the credit union, “Our sincere congratulations go to you and your entire staff for a job well done. As a key SBA lending partner, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union plays a vital role providing access to capital for Alaskan entrepreneurs which allows them to grow and create jobs.”
Alaska USA serves over 10,400 business members, primarily in Alaska.
More about Alaska USA
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with $4.3 billion in assets and over 407,000 members worldwide.
The credit union operates 60 branches in Alaska, California, and Washington and has a 62-year tradition of providing exceptional service, value, and convenience.
Learn more about Alaska USA at www.alaskausa.org.
Posted: December 7, 2010