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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 Holmquist

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.

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.

Discover how you can partner with Gary to promote inclusive entrepreneurship.

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