Updates

EGF 10 Year Anniversary

We’re proud to share that Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) recently reached a major milestone, celebrating 10 years as the community development lending affiliate of New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC). Over the past decade, we’ve identified an underserved market of small business owners, and have made it our mission to create affordable funding solutions for our clients. Since our start, we’ve provided 1388 loans totaling over $64 million to everyday community [...]

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Kellyanne Truesdale

Partnerships are so important to our work at Excelsior Growth Fund. It’s with the support of our valued network of bank partners that we’re able to strengthen communities by helping small business owners access financing that meets their needs and supports their goals.  In celebration of these partnerships, we launched our “Banker of the Year” award last year to recognize the outstanding commitment of the banking community in supporting our mission. This year [...]

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Capital Continuum

When small business owners need financing to grow their business, they often have many options to choose from depending on their situation. If you have a small business client that does not qualify for a loan through your institution and needs help navigating the small business lending landscape, we have a resource to add to your toolbox: our capital continuum infographic! From using personal savings to conventional bank loans, this infographic provides an overview of the best funding sources [...]

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Meet the Team: Yahaira Núñez

Friday, March 8, 2019
Yahaira Núñez

Every day, EGF Assistant Vice President Yahaira Núñez works closely with EGF’s bank and community partners to ensure that business owners receive the funding and resources they need to grow. As a member of EGF’s Business Advisory Services team, Yahaira also works one-on-one with clients to support them through the application and funding process. Learn more about Yahaira and why she loves working with small businesses. 1. What is your role at EGF? My primary [...]

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Meet the Team: Paola Garcia

Friday, March 8, 2019
Paola Garcia

With more than 11 years of experience in financial management, EGF Vice President Paola Garcia works hard to provide small business owners with one-one-one technical assistance and support throughout the loan process. With technical skills that include underwriting, loan packaging, business plan reviews and cash flow analysis, Paola is an expert at helping business owners access the funding and resources they need to reach their business goals. Get to know Paola and her work at EGF. 1. What is [...]

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