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.
 

The CSI Group, located in Montvale, New Jersey, is a full-service B2B marketing agency. They offer a number of solutions that cover brand storytelling, video, demand generation, virtual and experiential marketing as well as account-based marketing. With a focus on data and research, the CSI Group acts as a trusted advisor for their clients – many of whom have been with them for years.

The Goddard School offers early childhood education for children ranging from six weeks old to six years old. They also provide after-school care for children up to nine years of age. Using the most current academically-endorsed methods, The Goddard School strives to make learning fun while teaching children the skills they need for long-term success in school and life. With over 500 franchised schools throughout the country, The Goddard School has become known for its high-quality, play-based learning program and the Ashland, Virginia location is no exception. Since its establishment, The Goddard School of Ashland has earned an excellent reputation in the community with an experienced staff that has been with the school for over 10 years.

In the growing town of Durham, North Carolina, you can find the beautiful showroom for The Kitchen Specialist – a custom cabinetry and design company that has been established for the last 25 years. The creative artists at The Kitchen Specialist strive to incorporate beauty, efficiency, and livability into each space they design, and they do so by custom-tailoring each project to fit their client’s everyday needs. Their design services include custom bathroom vanities, kitchen cabinets, kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, customized cabinets, custom walk-in closets – just to name a few.

The Water Dog is a riverside taphouse and oyster bar located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Their selection includes 36 brews on draft and a menu featuring raw oysters, house-made fries, grilled cheese sandwiches, sharable apps and fresh baked cookies (we know your mouth is watering now!). Everything is made in-house with locally sourced ingredients. Their main focus is bringing people together to enjoy delicious food and beverages in an awesome riverside environment. The Water Dog features a 2,000 square foot beer garden, a splash park for the kids – and did we mention the amazing riverside view?

Located in Canfield, OH, Youngstown Tile & Terrazzo is a commercial flooring contractor that installs quality ceramic tile, terrazzo, marble and polished stained flooring in large commercial buildings such as schools, airports, etc. In addition to commercial flooring products, they have expanded into the residential flooring market with a retail design center on location. With decades of experience in the flooring industry, they bring immense knowledge to each and every project and put a large focus on customer service.

TradeMark Residential assists clients across the residential real estate investment spectrum. Whether their client is purchasing their first home, fifth rental home or apartment community, they are built to service all aspects of sales, leasing, maintenance and management of the asset. TradeMark Residential currently manages property from North Carolina to Georgia. Their mission is to combine a client-focused attitude and the commitment of a winning team to deliver value proven results for their clients.

Triad Precision Products is a full-service machine shop located in Thomasville, NC. With a focus on providing tooling and machine components for Extrusion Blow Molding machines, they can engineer the necessary equipment to ensure a quality product. Their experience and knowledge base in the industry allows them to provide unique machining products based on your needs. At Triad Precision Products, they can also provide field service and sampling for your project.

Located in Solon, Ohio, Triton Products has been providing innovative storage and material handling solutions for over twenty years across the United States and Canada. Triton uses 5S and Lean Manufacturing principles and practices to optimize productivity and standardization while minimizing waste in the manufacturing process. They have increased their product offering from less than fifty to over five hundred skews in 2019, positioning them as a leading storage and material handling supplier. They work in the commercial, industrial, and residential spaces.

When Curtis Sandbek was 16 years old, he walked into a bank in Bel Air, Maryland and opened his first bank account. That bank would eventually become First National Bank. Over the years, Curtis started several businesses and, through it all, First National Bank was there to help with financing. The way they showed an interest in his business and nurtured their relationship with Curtis stood out to him. No other bank had done that.

Located in Denver, North Carolina, Weed Man is a lawn care and weed control business. Their services include fertilization, weed control, disease/insect control, aeration/seeding, and soil enhancements for residential homeowners. With a focus on customer education, the team at Weed Man takes the time to share detailed information and materials so that customers understand the many benefits they can provide throughout the year and feel comfortable with the process.