“I am passionate about helping businesses reach their
A long-term resident of northeast Florida coupled with over 30 years of business development and loan origination experience, Bernie is able to assist business owners in gaining the financial support needed to push their business forward. His expert knowledge of the market allows Bernie to help business owners maximize growth and expansion opportunities, specifically with SBA 7(a) and USDA loans. He has a very diverse business experience background lending to businesses involved in the manufacturing, hospitality, aquaculture, retail, medical, and franchising industries. Bernie is the Chairman of the Banking Committee with the SBRN (Small Business Resource Network – North Florida) and a member of FAMP (Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals). He was also recently honored by the Small Business Association (SBA) as the 2018 SBA North Florida Small Business Advocate of the Year.