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Fortifi Bank – Growin’ Wisconsin since 1876.

Fortifi Bank Offers Best Options for Small Business Funding
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Fortifi Bank Offers Best Options for Small Business Funding

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Wisconsin office has recognized Fortifi Bank for its commitment to making financing more accessible to small businesses. Fortifi was named the top volume lender utilizing SBA financing in the $400 – 500 million asset category for 2019. “SBA-backed lending is one of the most effective options for small business to start, grow, expand and recover from adversity,” said Eric Ness, district director for SBA Wisconsin. “We congratulate Fortifi on its commitment to small business success and the SBA programs.” Fortifi’s investment in the program is also demonstrated by its designation of SBA Preferred Lender.…
Fortifi Bank to Build New Branch in Ashwaubenon
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Fortifi Bank to Build New Branch in Ashwaubenon

Fortifi Bank will expand its services to include a full retail location to complement its well-established loan production office. Construction is already underway at the new location, 701 Cormier Rd. in Ashwaubenon and is expected to open mid-summer 2019. The new facility will replace the current northeast Wisconsin location at…
Northeast Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Highlighted in Growin’ Wisconsin Video Series
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Northeast Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Highlighted in Growin’ Wisconsin Video Series

Taking the leap into small business ownership is a large undertaking. Limited funding, strenuous schedules, and no guarantee of success are just some of the challenges entrepreneurs may face. Too often, these obstacles keep individuals from pursuing their dreams. With the right support and resources, these businesses can be brought…
Growing Bank Team is Growing Northeast Wisconsin
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Growing Bank Team is Growing Northeast Wisconsin

1st National Bank announced today that it added three new positions to its Northeast Branch located in Green Bay. Debbie Habeck, Jessica Beam, and Tyler Holt have joined the growing Northeast team to support the expanding portfolio of regional accounts. Now with nine full-time employees, the Northeast office focuses its…
Local Professionals to Host BHS Reality Fair on April 28
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Local Professionals to Host BHS Reality Fair on April 28

Contact: Amy Vetrone Phone: 920.354.4055 Email: avetrone@myfirstnational.com Berlin, Wisconsin— Balancing your checkbook. Paying for your living expenses. Saving your money. Donating to charity. Preparing for an interview. Understanding employment expectations. These are all important life lessons that Berlin High School (BHS) Juniors will experience at the BHS Reality Fair. Scheduled…
1st National Bank is New SBA Preferred Lender
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1st National Bank is New SBA Preferred Lender

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2016 Contact: Loni Meiborg Phone: 920.354.4081 Email: lmeiborg@myfirstnational.com Fortifi Bank IS NEW SBA PREFERRED LENDER Milwaukee, Wisconsin—Fortifi Bank in Berlin is now a U.S. Small Business Administration Preferred Lender, giving it the authority to process, close, service and liquidate most SBA-guaranteed loans without prior review. For…
1st National Bank Refreshes Their Identity
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1st National Bank Refreshes Their Identity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2016 Contact: Loni Meiborg Phone: 920.354.4081 Email: lmeiborg@firstnationalbanks.biz 1ST NATIONAL BANK REFRESHES THEIR IDENTITY Berlin, Wisconsin—Today, Fortifi Bank, headquartered in Berlin, Wisconsin, revealed their new logo and visual brand identity.  The changes can be viewed across their network of 9 locations and their website, MyFirstNational.com. …