Fred Bernson Named Lender of the Year
First National Bank of Santa Fe SBA Lender Fred Bernson was honored as SBA 504 Star Lender at the 2012 annual Enchantment Land Certified Development Company (ELCDC) lender awards luncheon. First National Bank of Santa Fe was also honored as one of three banks that were named ‘SBA 504 Key Lending Partners’ at the event.
The awards were given in recognition of the quality and volume of SBA lending generated by Mr. Bernson and First National Bank of Santa Fe since the 2011 inception of First National’s SBA lending program. Over 150 bankers and business leaders gathered from throughout the state of NM to honor the best and brightest among their peer group.
In receiving the award, Mr. Bernson said "It’s an honor to be recognized as SBA 504 Star Lender by ELCDC. This award represents the dedication and commitment First National Bank of Santa Fe has made to the small business community and everyone on our team is delighted to be recognized in this way."
Fred Bernson joined First National Bank of Santa Fe in June of 2011 and since that time has built a high quality SBA lending program with a team of experienced lending professionals who have the knowledge and background to provide clients with small business lending solutions tailored to their specific needs.