Client Profile: Bristol Skateway

The opening of Bristol Skateway in September 2018 was the realization of a long-held dream for the Bristol community and neighboring cities as much as for its owner-operators Gary Easmunt and partner Debbie Williams. Easmunt and Williams first learned of the property in 2016, a neglected rink that operated for four decades before it closed

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Client Profile: Alliance Mechanical Solutions

It was a sink-or-swim moment for Alliance Mechanical Solutions (AMS) – a massive contract to construct new ships ended abruptly in early 2017 and with it jobs for most of AMS’ 200 employees. “We had concentrated our business heavily with one client and quadrupled our staff for the project. While we survived, it became clear

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Client Profile: Olympus Rentals

When it comes to real estate, Devan McClish has done it all since starting in the industry nine years ago – flipping, new construction, property management, general contractor, apartments and small retail.   Recently, he’s added affordable housing to the mix. The creativity and challenge involved in making affordable housing projects work – and the

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The Economic Opportunity of Energy Efficiency

Growing numbers of businesses across the United States are investing in energy efficiency. These efforts mean more than just energy savings – they can generate economic opportunity as well. A recent study from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) shows the potential large-scale impact investments in energy efficiency can have on a

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10 Skills Improv Can Teach Entrepreneurs

1-Be Confident: Improv teaches us that confidence is extremely important.  Having confidence in what you say and how it’s delivered leads the audience to the right reaction. The same goes for being an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs have to believe in themselves. They have to be confident in who they are, where they’re going and how they’re

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What Is SEO? Grow Your Business With Google

What is SEO? How to Use Google to Grow Your Business

This post originally appeared on the Pathway Women’s Business Center blog. Since it offers value to all Pathway Lending clients, we decided to share it here as well. Be sure to check out Pathway WBC’s Events listings since our loan clients can always register for free by requesting a code.   What should SEO mean

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This National Small Business Week 2019, we’re looking back at our efforts to champion small businesses in 2018.

At Pathway Lending, we actively seek opportunities to finance small business owners and entrepreneurs who have historically encountered difficulty accessing capital and loans. Through our funds like the Tennessee Rural Opportunity Fund, Knox County Technology & Jobs Fund, and Alabama Small Business Opportunity Fund, we’ve loaned millions of dollars to community businesses in predominantly low-or-moderate

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