Coleman Awards Winners

Every year, The Coleman Report recognizes the accomplishments of lenders in the SBA lending community.  We’re proud to announce that this year, Excelsior Growth Fund’s (EGF) Chief Executive Officer Pat MacKrell and Assistant Vice President Paola Garcia, have been recognized by The Coleman Report for their exceptional work in small business lending. Pat MacKrell - Coleman 2018 Main Street Lender of the Year For his extensive contributions to the small business community, Pat [...]

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News 12 The Bronx Interview With Yosara Trujillo, Sweet Water Dance & Yoga

Yosara Trujillo started Sweet Water Dance & Yoga in 2012 with the money she had in her bank account and some financial backing from a friend. Her studio quickly filled a void in the South Bronx with this holistic wellness hub that provides a range of classes at reasonable prices.   Knowing that she needed a working capital boost to stay afloat, Yosara attended a financial workshop where she learned about Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), and was quickly connected with a business [...]

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Top 5 Articles to Prepare for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here, and for many small businesses these busy months can be the most profitable time of the year.  In 2016 alone, the holiday season represented 28.6 percent of annual sales for some retailers. While the holidays represent enormous opportunity for businesses to boost their sales, they can also be stressful and demanding. Supporting your clients through this critical time period not only helps them succeed, it’s also a great way to solidify strong relationships [...]

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