Wells Fargo Opens SBA Lending Office in Tigard to Serve Small Businesses in Oregon and S.W. Washington
TIGARD — May 8, 2000
Wells Fargo has opened an SBA Lending office in Tigard to provide business and real estate loans to small business owners throughout Oregon and S.W. Washington.
Staffed by Business Development Officers Jon McLean and Ron Herbig, the office provides entrepreneurs with loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help them start or expand their small businesses, providing financing not generally available from typical business lenders.
The new office is located at 9900 S.W. Greenburg Road, Suite 110. For more information, call (503) 639-5503 or 639-5309.
"We also provide loans for working capital, equipment or inventory purchases, and real estate transactions," said Herbig, a resident of Beaverton.
"The opening of this new office is part of Wells Fargo's drive to increase and improve the level of service we provide to businesses in the Northwest," added McLean, a resident of Lake Oswego.
McLean has worked in the financial services industry for 15 years, serving as an industrial marketing agent at DAUM Commercial Real Estate and later as a branch manager at D/AQ Commercial Real Estate Services. He later worked as a portfolio manager for a mortgage and real estate investment company. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Communication from the University of Redlands.
Herbig has worked in the financial services industry for 26 years. He began his career as a branch manager for Household Finance, managing offices in Seattle, Walla Walla and Spokane. He later served as the administrator and corporate treasurer of the Cannon Beach Conference Center, and then as the director of Business and Financial Services for the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association. He also worked as a special projects manager in the Properties Division at U.S. Bank, and then as the Northwest business development manager for Shimizu America Corp. An active member of his community, Herbig is a Distinguished Past President of Kiwanis International and a former board member of the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs.
Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo & Company is one of the nation's leading small-business lenders. Wells Fargo is a $207 billion diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance through almost 6,000 stores, the internet (http://www.wellsfargo.com/ ) and other distribution channels across North America, including all 50 states, and elsewhere internationally.