Success Stories

First National Bank 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.
 

What started off as a hobby in the garage that helped a father teach his sons a trade back in 1977, has grown into the commercial, multi-location printing entity known as Heritage Printing and Graphics. Allen and Margaret Gass, the husband and wife team that established the business, passed on the business to their sons and current business owners Joe and Steve Gass in 1988. The first location is based in their home state of Maryland, and in 2008, they added a production facility in Charlotte, NC.

Western North Carolina is effectively the East Coast capital of craft brewing. While there are several craft breweries already in this region, there is one company that has surpassed others in the craft beer market in terms of quality brews and rapid growth: Hi-Wire Brewing.

For the past 20 years, Holden Beach RV Park in Supply, NC has been a family destination for beach-going fun. This location specializes in catering to campers looking for the alternative to cleared, treeless fields over-packed with close campers. Featuring mature live oak trees and rolling land, this beach park creates a beautiful, relaxing environment, providing shade from the summer sun, and delivering a bit of needed privacy. The fact that this location is the only tent park in the area also sets Holden Beach RV Park apart from the rest.

The home health care business is one that is rapidly growing, due to the age of the baby boomers as they become senior citizens. Home Instead Senior Care provides trustworthy and compassionate home care services for senior citizens all across the U.S.

If you’re in the Greensboro, NC area and looking for a caring, nurturing health care provider for your entire family, look no further than Immanuel Family Practice. Operating since 2004, Immanuel Family Practice serves all ages, providing immunizations, physicals, gynecological care, cancer screenings, and other services that fall under the category of general practice. IFP’s vision is to care for and minister to the needs of each patient, restoring and nurturing him or her to a state of well-being and complete health.

Infinity Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine is a pediatrics office located in Smithfield, Virginia. By taking a comprehensive approach to healthcare, they provide preventative care, same-day sick visits, condition management, adolescent care, prenatal and newborn care, nutrition and weight management, and much more. With a strong focus on mental health and developmentally disabled children, the practice’s primary goal is to help each individual child reach their full potential.

Johnson Industries Pallets is a specialty pallet and crate manufacturer located in Western Pennsylvania. Through decades of experience, they are able to offer their clients customized solutions and have very specific capabilities to supply customers within the varied NE Ohio and Western PA industries.

Located in Norvelt, Pennsylvania, Johnson’s Heating & Supplies is a combination of HVAC company, hardware store, and gun depot. They’ve been in business since 1951, earning their reputation in the community for offering the best products and services around. The Johnson name has become associated with the best brands in the industry.

Maracas Montessori is a full Spanish-immersion school in Raleigh NC for children from 15 months old through 6 years old. The school follows the Montessori philosophy, which is an educational approach to natural human development in young children. In this model, children engage in psychological self-construction by means of interaction with their environment. The multi age classrooms at Maracas are organized in different areas with materials including language, math, sensorial, art, practical life, music, and a nature oriented area called the "outdoor classroom" – all while communicating in the Spanish language.

In the heart of Garner, NC, you can find one of the fastest-growing heating and cooling businesses in the area: Modern Mechanical. After years of working as a general manager at a larger HVAC company, Managing Partner Stephen Eisenmann, Sr. decided to open his own business with his son in December 2007. In April 2008 Andrew Straka left the company he was working for to become the third partner.