Success Stories

FNB Small Business Finance has provided SBA Loan assistance for a host of business entities with a broad range of financial needs. Here is a list of businesses we have recently assisted in realizing their goals.
 

Cape Point Bait Company, founded in 1996, is a wholesaler of locally and globally sourced frozen fish and shell fish bait that is used for recreational and commercial fishing, as well as zoos, aquariums and wildlife care centers. Cape Point Bait Company takes pride in their product, sourcing from large distributors that primarily sell for human consumption in order to ensure their product is of the highest quality. When you work with Cape Point Bait Company as a customer, you can expect to get a personal touch with each interaction. From the sales and delivery staff, the focus is on the customer!

While most people are aware of 24-hour emergency veterinary clinics, many are still not aware that board-certified veterinary specialty services are available, just like they are in human medicine. As pets become valued family members, board-certified specialty services offer owners the highest level of care through referrals from family veterinarians for complex and acute case management.

Among the rolling hills and scenic views of Hillsborough, North Carolina, you will soon find a new wedding venue called Carolina Grove. This modern wedding venue highlights the natural beauty of North Carolina while incorporating modern touches as a nod to the owner’s California roots. Featuring a 6,000 square foot barn, the venue will have the ability to hold roughly 250 people and will include a bride and groom quarters, a catering kitchen, basement lounge and a large porch that opens into the beautiful wooded area.

Carolina Recreation and Design is a provider of commercial recreational products for businesses and non-profits, such as sports complexes, pools, and playgrounds located in Mooresville, North Carolina. As a full-service provider to their four territories – Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee – they provide products such as outdoor shelters and amenities, splash pads, playgrounds, commercial shading, and much more. Originally started in 2012, they have years of experience working with clients to design and build their dream structures. Through this experience, they are able to be knowledgeable in all things related to recreational products, ultimately delivering the best product to their client.

Central Florida Store Services, located in Sanford, Florida, is the Sunshine State’s one-stop shop for B2B commercial facility management. Established in 2003, the company provides a wide range of services for its clients, including HVAC and refrigeration, remote monitoring, kitchen equipment installation, building maintenance, and project management. Their ability to offer turnkey services is rare in the industry, which is a major benefit for their clients.

Alex Amoroso made his first cheesecake on a whim, to satisfy a sweet tooth. It didn’t turn out the way he’d hoped – which encouraged him to keep trying. After months of testing out new cheesecakes on his family and friends, he discovered the recipe that was delicious and had the potential to be enjoyable to the general public. In December 2002, Alex opened his bakery called Cheesecakes by Alex in Greensboro, NC and a local legend was born.

Chemical Distributor of North Carolina is a chemical and equipment supplier based in the Raleigh area. Since 1972, the company has served a variety of niche industries across the East Coast and values quality customer experience. Many employees have been with the company for several years, making them experts in their field.

Chido Taco is more than just your typical taco joint – it’s a fast-casual market style taqueria, with the authentic flavor of Mexico in every dish. The business is operated under long-standing, family-owned umbrella Planet Taco Group, which owns 12 restaurants in Eastern NC. When Chido Taco opens, the restaurant will be located inside the beltway in Raleigh. The restaurant will offer bowls, tacos, unique proteins, and will feature a patio bar with a spotlight on mezcal (a popular tequila substitute).

Clean Eatz is a healthy café franchise located in Augusta, Georgia with a mission to change lives one meal at a time. The café sets itself apart by offering meal prep options, grab-and-go freezer meals in addition to a full in-house dining menu that includes wraps, burgers, salads, sandwiches, and smoothies. With a large variety of meal options and a rotating menu, they are able to help customers reach their healthy lifestyle goals.

Coworking spaces are some of the most popular, flexible rent options for professionals. One such business is called CoCoTív, based out of Charlotte, NC. The unique name of this business is derived from three principles – Coworking, Collaboration, and Cotívation. The latter word is the name of the ad hoc accountability group made up of members of the CoCoTív community. Cotívation provides the opportunity to get to know other professionals, share advice, struggles, and goals – ultimately adding up to a deeper connection among professionals in a variety of fields. This is an added benefit for those that want to join CoCoTív.