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.
 

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.

Moon Tool & Die is a precision machine shop that specializes in custom, complex, made to order, outsourced manufacturing. As an initial piece of the supply chain, their niche customer base is focused within the Energy and Industrial sector. Moon Tool & Die has the experience, equipment and expertise to meet their customers precision machining needs with high quality equipment and standards in any production volume. They focus on delivering value through tight tolerance, high accuracy, precision metal tooling and part manufacturing.

The demand for essential oils, vitamins & minerals, and other natural personal care products is huge - and increasing every day. Natural Essentials has successfully found it’s place in this market, through their consumer-facing online store - Bulk Apothecary – and their manufacturing facility where they fulfill orders for themselves and other wholesale buyers across the country. They can sell one vial of essential oil to a customer, or gallons upon gallons to both mom and pop shops and large retail chains. Not only do they manufacture their own products – they handle design and printing of graphics in-house.

North Raleigh Automotive & Radiator is a family-owned automotive and radiator shop located in Raleigh, North Carolina that has been in business for over 30 years. Since opening, they have built a loyal family of customers that they are able to help every single day by providing the latest automotive technology available. Their certified mechanics can handle all repairs on foreign and domestic vehicles.

Palmetto Village of Chester is an assisted living facility located in Chester, SC. Palmetto Village of Chester offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers. Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Palmetto Village of Chester offers common spaces indoors to support that need.

Since 1982, PetroChem Recovery Services has provided cost-effective, timely and environmentally conscious services to government agencies, large industrial companies, small business and residential clients.  After more than 30 years of providing emergency response to chemical and petroleum spills and groundwater testing and remediation, the proprietor of the family-owned business began seeking retirement.

In the heart of Ellicott City, MD you will find Phoenix Upper Main, an American-style restaurant known locally for their exceptional burgers and wide selection of wine and beer. The owner, Mark Hemmis, has extensive experience in the food service and restaurant industry and is passionate about providing his customers with a well thought out menu and exceptional service. In an effort to support local businesses and provide the best ingredients, the restaurant sources their beef from a butcher shop in Baltimore County. “It’s as fresh as it gets,” Mark says. He is passionate about the community and aims to ensure that every patron who comes into the restaurant instantly feels at home.

Primary Care of St. Pauls is a medical practice specializing in internal medicine, located in St. Pauls, NC. The practice had been established for 10 years when the previous owner (the primary care doctor of the practice) made the decision to retire. Laticia Tharrington, a nurse practitioner with an interest in owning her own medical practice, inquired about the business and ultimately became the purchaser.