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How Vista Bank and the Main Street Lending Program Help Small Businesses Recover From COVID-19
BY ALEX EDWARDS • JUL 29, 2020 The government has been hard at work in its efforts to save small businesses in the U.S. from the backlash of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was rolled out months ago to help businesses with 500 employees or fewer keep their workforce employed.
Texas-Based Vista Bank Offers Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program As PPP Loans Wane
August 6, 2020 by James Thomas, Southern Dallas Magazine In the wake of the pandemic, over 41% of black-owned businesses across the United States have closed for good. As many small to mid-sized businesses struggle across the nation – the fight continues as they do everything realistically possible to keep the doors open.
What DFW lenders are saying about interest and demand in Main Street Lending Program
By Rebecca Ayers – Staff Writer, Dallas Business Journal Now that the Paycheck Protection Program has come to an end, the Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) is still winding up. Reports show that demand in the initial roll-out of the MSLP hasn’t been nearly as high as it was with the
The Day a Community Bank Saved a Front-Line Medical Practice from Ruin
By Kerry Curry Senior Communications Writer Dr. Guy Culpepper, a family doctor for 32 years, started with just two employees and grew Bent Tree Family Physicians (Bent Tree) in Frisco, Texas, into a powerhouse 16-provider group with over 70 employees and 25,000 patients. As COVID-19 infections began to spread in
Here are the best small-sized companies to work for in North Texas
By Rob Schneider – Managing Editor – Events, Dallas Business Journal The Dallas Business Journal is pleased to announce the third group of its 2020 honorees as part of its 18th annual Best Places to Work Awards. The list of winners was whittled down from several hundred nominees and were chosen to take part in
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Talks Main Street Lending Program with Brian Pierce & Jared Craighead 08/28/20
Wondering if the Main Street Lending Program is right for you and your business? As Lubbock’s only participating community bank, Vista Bank’s Brian Pierce and Jared Craighead joined Lubbock Chamber of Commerce’s Eddie McBride in an interview that touched on the main points of this lifeline loan for businesses in
John Steinmetz on Giving Small Business Owners a Fighting Chance
John Steinmetz, president and CEO of Vista Bank By Mariah TerrySeptember 14, 2020 The economic downfall from COVID-19 has hit small businesses especially hard. Dallas-based Vista Bank has seen this firsthand. For months now, it has worked to connect small business owners in the region with government programs that have
40 Under 40: John Steinmetz, CEO, Vista Bank
Photo from story by Jake Dean By Jason Roberson – Managing Editor, Dallas Business Journal Mar 23, 2018, 11:01am EDT John Steinmetz joined Vista Bank in 2007 as Lubbock Market President, and within seven years he was appointed Vista Bank’s first chief executive officer outside of the founding family of the
Vista Bank Taps Cathy Landtroop Chief Marketing And Communications Officer
BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES JUNE 1, 2020 Cathy Landtroop joins Vista Bank as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, where she will focus on brand elevation, thought-leadership, and strategic growth initiatives. With 20+ years experience in traditional, digital, and earned media, Landtroop sold her successful agency to take the communications helm at