Updates

EGF veteran loan program

When military veterans transition back into their civilian lives, many opt to become entrepreneurs. Their time in the military and the skills they’ve developed give them a distinct perspective, which translates well to life as a business owner. However, for many veteran entrepreneurs it can be difficult to find the funding they need to grow their businesses. At Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), we understand the unique challenges that veteran entrepreneurs face and are honored to work with [...]

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Meet the Team: Carol O'Connell

Friday, February 8, 2019
Meet the Team: Carol O'Connell

As an Assistant Vice President at Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), Carol O’Connell works hard to help business owners find the right funding and resources to meet their specific business needs. Using her expert financial knowledge and prior experience as a credit underwriter, Carol advises her clients on a wide range of business topics, including financial management and loan preparedness. Get to know more about Carol and why she loves working at EGF. 1. What is your role at EGF? I’m [...]

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Meet the Team: Sherri Falck

Friday, February 8, 2019
Meet the Team: Sherri Falck

EGF Assistant Vice President Sherri Falck is passionate about working with small business owners to help them reach their businesses goals. As a member of EGF’s Business Advisory Services team, Sherri assists business owners throughout the loan process and also manages partnership development efforts in Western and Central New York. Learn more about Sherri and what she enjoys most about working with small business owners. 1. What is your role at EGF? I’m Assistant Vice President [...]

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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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