Success Stories

Seeing is believing.

With MBFC, small business success is well within reach. Our staff members are here to help you get the loan you need to make your small business thrive—just like these real life success stories.

Honoring National Veterans Small Business Week!

Columbia Precision Machine Corp. Presented with MBFC VetLoan Advantage Rebate MBFC is honored to present Keith Johnson, owner and President of Columbia Precision Machine Corporation in Eagan, MN, with a $3,000 VetLoan Advantage rebate check.  Michelle Mueller, MBFC...

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MBFC Celebrates FY2021 Annual Membership Meeting

MBFC held their Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, October 28th to celebrate a record breaking year of SBA 504 success! The company was highlighted by the SBA Minnesota District Office in September for being the Certified Development Company of the year for 2021...

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Charles Cabinets VetLoan Award

MBFC awarded a $3,000 VetLoan Advantage Rebate to Patrick Heavirland, owner of Charles Cabinets, LLC, located in Roseville, Minn. The rebate was presented by Terry Stein, VP Business Development Officer of MBFC and Nate Wilner, Vice President of First State Bank of...

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Awards and Recognition

MBFC finalized an award winning year for SBA 504 loans across our region. Listed below are some of the top highlights. Our Annual Meeting was held online on Wednesday, October 28th. MBFC was recognized by the U.S. SBA Minnesota District Office as the 2020 Top CDC of...

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Just For Kix

The creative dance vision of Cindy Clough and the business acumen of husband Steve catapulted Just For Kix (JFK) from a tiny firm run out of the Clough home to a national, multimillion-dollar operation. JFK oversees precision dance team programs involving 18,000...

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Crafts Direct

Crafts Direct has always been a family establishment. The retail crafts store in Waite Park, Minn. has its origins in 1990 when John and Diane Schlecht and two friends opened a 10,000-square-foot shop. Sales grew, and in 1994 the Schlecht’s purchased full ownership of...

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Lindar Corporation

Lindar Corporation is a manufacturer of thermoformed plastic products. Founded in Remer, Minn., in 1979, the company’s two key product lines are disposable paint liners and food packaging materials. In fact, Lindar is the largest producer of paint tray liners in the...

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