Altamonte Springs, FL, April 22, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Mercantile Capital Corporation, which ranks as one of the nation's largest providers of SBA 504 loans for small business owners who want to acquire or develop their own facilities, is about to be honored as the 2010 SBA Florida and 12-state Southeast District Financial Services Champion.
Wilfredo J. Gonzalez, District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, recently notified Mercantile Capital Corporation president and CEO Christopher G. Hurn that he was selected the Small Business Financial Services Champion.
"This is the second time we have won the SBA Small Business Champion Award in four years," Hurn said. "It is a great honor and it is recognition of all the hard work our staff has done to create a sound, dependable lending resource for small business," he said.
"From the beginning, our strategy has been to provide the best commercial loan program available to small business owners who collectively represent the greatest strength of our economy and the most heavily burdened," said Geof Longstaff, chairman of Mercantile Capital Corporation.
"This has been particularly difficult during these economic conditions, and the fact that we have succeeded against the odds is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of all of our staff," Longstaff added.