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Success Story: Fender Bender Repair Center

Success Story: Fender Bender

Putting an entrepreneur in the express lane to success Miguel “Mike” Saavedra’s passion for cars comes from a childhood spent “wrenching” with his stepdad in the garage. Growing up in Los Angeles, Saavedra faced the misconception that as a Latino, he’d never rise above the station of laborer. “That was a problem for me,” says

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In the News: Entrepreneur Names Nashville the Next Promising Growth & Innovation Hub

Pathway Lending in the News: Nashville Is New Hotspot

Entrepreneur Highlights Nashville as Hot Spot for Entrepreneurs & Small Business In a recent article from Entrepreneur, guest author Rebekah Iliff outlines five reasons why “The South, in particular Nashville, is poised to be the next entrepreneurial and small business frontier.” In her examination of what Nashville is doing well, she highlights our “diverse industry

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Success Story: Power On Cycling

Power On Cycling: Pathway Lending success story

Powering a small business to help disabled veterans A lifelong cyclist, Mark Power built his first recumbent bike for his wife while stationed in Germany. The second was for himself so she wouldn’t feel self-conscious on their rides. This new hobby became a business and the veteran never looked back. “I had so much trouble

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In the News: Protomet Expands to Loudon County

Pathway Lending in the News: Protomet

Oak Ridge-based manufacturer to invest $29 million and create 200 new jobs The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development recently announced the expansion of Protomet into Loudon County. Based in Oak Ridge, the manufacturing, technology, and engineering company will be establishing a new facility in Loudon, Tennessee. Click here to read the full story

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Ted Fields Joins the Pathway Lending Team!

Pathway Lending hires Ted Fields

Pathway Lending hires banking industry veteran and community advocate Ted Fields as Tennessee Regional Director of Lending Pathway Lending is thrilled to welcome Ted Fields as the newest member of our team. As our Tennessee Regional Director of Lending, Ted is responsible for new loan development and leading the Tennessee team of lenders to bring capital

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Financing Options for Energy Improvement Projects

Energy Project Financing Options: Overview

New Blog Series: Energy Efficiency Project Financing Options for Businesses, Nonprofits, and Local Governments If you’ve read through our Energy Efficiency Loan Program page, you already know that Pathway Lending’s EE Loan program is tough to beat. Thanks to a program partnership with the State of Tennessee and Tennessee Valley Authority, we’re able to offer

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Success Story: Sprocket Therapy Solutions

Lending Client Success Story: Sprocket

Occupational & Speech Therapists Double Their Impact on the Community When Nat Udwin and Barb Talbert moved to Nashville four years ago, the occupational clinic they envisioned didn’t exist. “My parents were small business owners, my grandparents were small business owners,” says Udwin. “So I’ve always had the mindset that if it doesn’t exist, you

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Success Story: Protomet

Protomet: Pathway Lending Success Story

Flexible funding fuels innovation for Oak Ridge manufacturer Jeff Bohanan always wanted to be an entrepreneur, and used his years of engineering experience at Y-12 to start a consulting business. From there, Bohanan moved into component manufacturing after winning a contract with Mercedes Benz – to the tune of a million parts within five years. “It

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2016 Annual Report: Making More Possible

Looking back at a year of financing businesses and strengthening communities Pathway Lending is in the business of “making more possible.” We deliver industry-leading results to make more possible for our clients, stakeholders, and investors. We do this every single day, one relationship at a time. Thank you to all of the organizations that have

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Success Story: Crown College

Crown College Energy Efficiency Project Success Story

Advancing a mission of stewardship by investing in energy efficiency The Crown College of the Bible is a private, nonprofit Christian college located in East Tennessee. Since opening its doors in 1991, the college has grown to an enrollment of more than 800 students in various fields of study through in their School of Ministry,

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