Email: Bernie Dandridge | Phone: 904.993.0603
“I am passionate about helping businesses reach their growth potential.”
A long-term resident of northeast Florida coupled with over 30 years of business development and loan origination experience, Bernie is able to assist business owners in gaining the financial support needed to push their business forward. His expert knowledge of the market allows Bernie to help business owners maximize growth and expansion opportunities, specifically with SBA 7(a) and USDA loans. In 2018 Bernie was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) North Florida District Office as the North Florida District Small Business Advocate of the Year.
He has a very diverse background lending to businesses involved in the manufacturing, hospitality, aquaculture, retail, medical, and franchising industries. Bernie is the Chairman of the banking committee with the SBRN (Small Business Resource Network – North Florida. He also serves on the SBDC (Small Business Development Center) at UNF Bridge Loan Review Committee and is a member of FAMP (Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals) and FSSA (Florida Self Storage Association).