SBA/USDA Business Development Specialist
Phone: (904) 993-0603
With over 30 years of lending and business development experience, Bernie is passionate about providing knowledge and resources to new and growing businesses. In 2018 he was awarded "Small Business Advocate of the Year” for North Florida by the SBA. Bernie works in tandem with the all of the Florida based SBDCs and regularly refers business owners to help them find strategic guidance though the organization’s mentors. Bernie frequently authors articles and regularly appears on local television around the state sharing his knowledge on entrepreneurship and community-based business resources. Florida Capital Bank helps entrepreneurs secure funding needed for business growth through a variety of lending options such as the SBA 7(a), 504, USDA B&I Program, and traditional commercial loans.