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With small business roots, we know what it takes to grow. Let us tailor an SBA loan to your needs.

Key Features

  • Competitive Rates
  • Flexible Terms
  • Customized Service
  • Local Expertise

Experienced SBA Preferred Lenders specializing in SBA 7(a) and 504 loans.

  • Business Advantage: We offer competitive rates and low down payments with extended loan terms that will help you attain your business goals.
  • Expedited Loan Process: With our experienced team, our process offers fast underwriting and rapid credit decisions.
  • Committed, Local Team: Our lending team consists of industry experts who are committed to finding the best solutions to help meet your needs.
  • SBA 7(a) loans
  • 504 loans
  • SBA Express

Experienced SBA Preferred Lenders specializing in SBA 7(a) and 504 loans.

  • Available for start-up businesses, as well as purchasing and refinancing existing businesses
  • Government-assisted help for businesses that might otherwise have difficulty getting approved
  • Competitive rates for a wide range of business needs:
    • Commercial real estate purchase
    • Construction
    • Business acquisition or expansion
    • Equipment/inventory purchase
    • Working capital
    • And more
  • A wide range of lending options available
  • Generally lower down payments and extended terms
  • Additional considerations taken when deciding maturity*
  • Decision-making and processing right here in Upstate South Carolina
  • Lending expertise from locals you know and trust

To learn more, view our Small Business Lending flyer.

Countybank SBA Lending Team

Experienced SBA Preferred Lenders specializing in SBA 7(a) and 504 Loans.

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Paul G. Pickhardt

Senior Vice President
SBA Lending Manager

Direct: 864-335-2432

[email protected]
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Brad Cantrell

Vice President
SBA Business Development Officer

Direct: 864-331-2228

[email protected]
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Matthew Cloutier

Vice President
SBA Business Development Officer

Direct: 864-335-2435

[email protected]
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Lauretta Cross

SBA Loan Administration

Direct: 864-335-2433

[email protected]
*Loan maturities are based on the ability to repay, the purpose of the loan proceeds, and the useful life of the assets financed.