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Banker Success Story:

Friday, February 8, 2019
Sookie Kim Banker Success Story

With over 25 years of experience in business banking, Jung Sookie Kim has helped numerous business owners access the capital they need to grow. As a business specialist at Flushing Bank, Sookie works closely with her customers to create loan packages that are designed to meet their specific business and financing needs. When her clients don’t qualify for traditional financing through Flushing Bank, Sookie goes above and beyond and refers them to an alternative lender who can help them [...]

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EGF Awarded $250,000 from Wells Fargo

We are pleased to announce that Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) has been awarded $250,000 to support lending activities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania from the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business: Diverse Community Capital program. The Diverse Community Capital program awards lending capital and grants to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), like EGF, which in turn deliver responsible, affordable financial products to diverse small business owners who do not typically have access [...]

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Meet the Team: Gina Monteleone

Friday, January 11, 2019
Gina Monteleone

EGF Loan Representative Gina Monteleone is your go-to source for any questions about our loan products and application process. Gina assists business owners before they get started on their applications, and as questions come up while applying. Get to know more about Gina and how she works with business owners. What is your role at EGF? I joined Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) and its affiliates in July of 2018. In my position, I work primarily with potential clients before and during their loan [...]

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Meet the Team: Aissatou Bah

Friday, January 11, 2019
Aissatou Bah

Every day, EGF Assistant Vice President Aissatou Bah works with clients to help them receive the financial and educational resources they need to grow their business. Throughout her 10 years of experience in business development and advisory services, Aissatou has developed strong relationships with her clients by working closely with them to help them reach their business goals. Get to know more about Aissatou and why she loves working with small businesses. What is your role at EGF? I am an [...]

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Partner Success Story - Renee Richard | Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

At Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), we value the critical role that our financial and community partnerships play in our mission. It’s with their support that we’re able to strengthen communities by helping small business owners find financing that meets their needs and supports their goals. To show our thanks and demonstrate the power of partnerships, we’re highlighting Renee Richard, a business loan officer at Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU). Throughout her 30 years [...]

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