At SouthStar Bank, we understand the challenges you face as a business owner, and they are anything but small. As a Small Business Administration (SBA) Preferred Lender, we can help your small business thrive and grow with the option that’s right for you.
An SBA loan can offer benefits that may not be available with other types of loans, including low down payments and long-term financing.
SBA 7a Loans
A funding program for existing businesses and start-ups with low down payments (as low as 10%) and long-term financing.
Real estate and equipment purchases
Business acquisitions and partner buyouts
SBA 504 Loans
Ideal for small businesses in need of financing for major asset purchases, with part of the financing package at a long-term fixed rate.
Real estate for business use
Facility construction or renovation
Special use facilities such as convenience store, hotels, car washes, and storage facilities
Long-term machinery and equipment
Meet SBA Program Manager Alexis Michael
Over a career spanning almost 20 years, Alexis Michael has built a reputation as a leader by being friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. It’s no wonder that her clients love working with her; and why so many of her existing customers refer friends, family members or their own clients. “That’s the biggest compliment I can receive… any banker can receive.” Her professional associations include serving as President (2017) of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She is a member of the Leander, Cedar Park and Liberty Hill Chambers of Commerce.
Our qualified team is dedicated to supporting local business. They go beyond the standard SBA benefits of lower down payments and longer terms, to build lasting relationships with clients through personal service and quick responses. By understanding local Austin markets and every detail of the loan process, they allow their clients to keep focus on the business.
Alexis Michael | Senior Vice President, Regional Credit Manager & SBA Director | NMLS# 790782