SBA Lending

Building better communities one small business at a time.

We believe locally-owned businesses are at the heart of communities everywhere. In fact, we ourselves were founded by a small business owner more than 20 years ago. That same entrepreneurial spirit still guides us, leading us to become one of the nation’s fastest-growing SBA preferred lenders. Our mission is to help clients imagine more through a variety of SBA programs delivered with a streamlined loan process. Scroll down for more details.

Looking for better business or personal banking solutions on your road to success?

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The goal of our SBA team is to help you succeed.  New and existing businesses can enjoy:

  • Preferred SBA Lender status
  • Faster, streamlined loan process
  • Customized financial solutions

Spending less time on the loan process, means more time focusing on what matters most – growing your business.

Talk to us about your business financing needs

We would love an opportunity to discuss your business goals and help to make them a reality

Don’t just take
our word for it

“I ultimately chose First Internet Bank for my SBA Loan when my local bank was unable to assist with the loan process.  Their business lender referred me to First Internet Bank and, after one phone call, I felt comfortable moving forward.”

– Jersey Lilly Saloon

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Why work with First Internet Bank
for your SBA loan?

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Streamlined loan process

As a Preferred SBA lender, the loan process is faster and the amount of paperwork is reduced.

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An experienced team

Our team of SBA lending experts have the experience and understanding needed to create an SBA loan package unique to your specific needs.


Your success is our business

As a bank built by an entrepreneur, we care about your success and want to empower you to turn your small business dreams into a reality.

Available SBA Loan Programs

SBA 7(a)

Key benefits

  • Loan amounts up to $5 million
  • Terms up to 10 years for business acquisition, working capital and inventory, equipment or tenant improvement
  • Terms up to 25 years for real estate
  • Flexible collateral options

Best for

  • Business acquisition
  • Equipment
  • Debt refinance, working capital and inventory
  • Tenant improvement, partner buyout
  • For-profit businesses
  • Owner-occupied commercial real estate purchase

SBA Express

Key benefits

  • Loan amounts up to $350,000
  • Credit decisions made in as little as 48 hours
  • Offered in the form of term loans or lines of credit
  • Flexible collateral options
  • Long-or short-term operating capital

Best for

  • Refinance
  • Smaller construction projects; renovations
  • For-profit businesses
  • Furniture, equipment purchase

SBA 504

Key benefits

  • Long-term fixed-rate financing
  • Loan amounts up to $5 million
  • Certified Development Company (CDC) loan terms up to 25 years
  • Equipment loan terms up to 10 years

Best for

  • Owner-occupied real estate purchase
  • Equipment
  • Debt refinance
  • Real Estate Construction

Meet Our SBA Experts

Mark Gibson

SBA National Sales Manager


Eve Wilkerson

Vice President


Patti Anderson

Vice President


Ryan Kroge

Vice President


Jared Johnson

Vice President


Tom Hurdman

Vice President


Laurel McNamara

Vice President


Ben Woodward

Vice President


Sam Criales

Vice President


Small Business, Big Future

Experienced Business Development Officers – ready to join one of the fastest-growing Preferred SBA Lenders in the country? Contact Mark Gibson today and see how big your future could be!

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