Gary Holmquist Wins Coleman’s Mission-Based SBA Lender of the Year!
Congratulations to Community Reinvestment Fund, USA’s (CRF) Gary Holmquist for being named 2019’s Coleman Mission-Based SBA Lender of the Year!
Gary works as CRF’s Regional Director of Business Development for the Western United States. He partners with Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), mission-driven lenders, and local community banks to help connect entrepreneurs to responsible financing.
Read the Coleman Report’s feature written by Caity Witucki to learn more about the award and Gary’s work to eliminate economic barriers in communities across the country.
“Gary Holmquist is instrumental to CRF’s ability to support underinvested small business owners across the country,” says Judy Jandro, Senior Vice President of Small Business Lending at CRF. “He works hard and often collaborates with our partners to find innovative financing solutions to ensure that entrepreneurs receive the capital and advisory services that they need to grow and thrive. Gary is an invaluable asset to CRF’s lending team and is dedicated to serving the people and communities that need it most.”
Congratulations, Gary! We’re proud to have you on the CRF team!
The CRF Difference
CRF is a nationwide Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) preferred lender. We work with partners across the United States to provide local small business owners with the financing that they need to grow and create jobs. We look at more than just numbers and often can say “yes” even when financial institutions and other lenders have declined.
Since becoming a 7(a) lender in 2011, CRF has closed more than $240 million in SBA 7(a) financing, helping small businesses create or retain nearly 8,000 jobs across the country.