Summit Bank’s SBA Division provides expert advice and counsel to small businesses throughout the 7(a) application process. We ensure that the SBA conditions and requirements are met, making the loan process as fast and hassle free as possible. We have a dedicated, specialized team ready and willing to help.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is committed furthering the growth and development of small business nationwide, including our local communities. Summit Bank obtains SBA guarantees through its 7(a) program to ensure we assist as many local small businesses as possible. 7(a) guaranteed loan helps small businesses receive funds for transactions that are difficult at times to finance with a conventional commercial loans. Typical transactions include funds needed to purchase a business, expand an existing business with equipment financing and improvements and purchase owner occupied real estate.
We are excited to help you with your SBA loan. Please provide the following information when submitting your loan request: cover letter, application, personal financial statement, and a business debt schedule. Click on the links below to access these forms. Should you have any questions please contact Ashley Horner at 541-684-7500 and she will be happy to assist you. We look forward to working with you.
Ashley Horner, VP, Small Business Program Administrator
Ashley is a graduate of the University of Portland with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance. Ashley is also a graduate of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) Commercial Lending Institute. She has several years’ experience strategically structuring and underwriting small business loans. Summit Bank is built on assisting businesses to succeed and her passion and expertise for the SBA loan program will provide clients a partner to navigate through the SBA financing process. Contact: Email Ashley / 541.684.7511
Maryann Gonzales, SBA Portfolio Advisor
Maryann is a graduate of the University of Oregon and has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She joined Summit Bank as an SBA Assistant in 2015 and was quickly promoted to Associate. Maryann brings a mix of creative enthusiasm and dedication to providing our clients with solutions that best suit their needs. She enjoys helping people achieve their goals and seeing their businesses grow and flourish. In the summer, she volunteers as a coach golf for the Special Olympics. Contact: Email Maryann / 541-684-7500
Tanner Nelson, SBA Portfolio Advisor
Tanner graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwest Christian University with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Business Administration. While during his time at NCU, he played three years of soccer and was a two-time Academic All-American. Tanner enjoys working with our SBA clients from different industries. His favorite aspect of banking and SBA is to watch as clients grow their businesses. Contact: Email Tanner