We've made a difference!

220

Loans

$41

Million

4,200

Jobs

We’re here to help!

COVID-19 Assistance

So far, we’ve secured 220 loans and more than $41 million worth of financial aid for our small business customers through SBA loans. These loans have positively impacted more than 4,200 jobs in our community.


For more than 50 years, we've been supporting small businesses during prosperous times and hard times. We can help you learn about your options to aid your small business during the Coronavirus pandemic. Contact us to check on your loan eligibility today. 


We've created a webinar to help you better understand the Coronavirus Aid Package (CARES Act). In it, we discuss the most current information on eligibility, loans vs. direct relief for businesses and individuals, how to apply and how long it will take to receive the funds. You can watch the webinar here.

Coronavirus Funding Options

BUSINESS OPTIONS

First Westroads Bank is here to help you during these difficult times. Below are links to information on the SBA Paycheck Protection Program and the existing loan programs offered by the SBA, including COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

Economic Injury Disaster Loans


The SBA is continuing to offer COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans, outside of the Paycheck Protection Program.


EIDL LOAN ADVANCES

Paycheck Protection Program


Business loans available to assist business with payroll.

PPP LOANS

EBL LOANS

SBA Express Bridge Loans


Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.


PPP LOANS

Paycheck Protection Program

Complete the PPP Borrower Application Form (SBA 2483). Please be sure to save a signed electronic copy as it will be needed in the submission process.

Step one

1

Connect with a member of our lending team to begin the submission process.


Step two

2

EID LOANS

Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The SBA is continuing to offer COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans, outside of the Paycheck Protection Program. The SBA is taking direct applications through their website for these loans. Click on the arrow to the right for information on their program.

EBL LOANS

SBA Express Bridge Loans

This pilot program allows SBA Express Lenders authority to deliver expedited SBA-guaranteed financing on an emergency basis for disaster-related purposes to eligible small businesses, while the small businesses apply for and await long-term financing.

Maximum loan amount

SBA guarantee %

Maximum maturity

50%

Program expiration date

September 30, 2020

7 years

$25,000

Chris J. Murphy

Chairman & CEO

Mark E. Ellerbeck

President

FIRST WESTROADS BANK TEAM

We're here to help!

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

LENDING TEAM

Carl Bartholomew

Vice President

cbarthlomew@firstwestroads.bank

+1 (402) 676-9686

Brandon Urban

Vice President

burban@firstwestroads.bank

+1 (402) 669-0921

Vice President

Tim Riha

triha@firstwestroads.bank

+1 (402) 669-7315

Mortgage Lender

James Llewellyn

MORTGAGE LENDER

jllewellyn@firstwestroads.bank

+1 (402) 651-2024

Brent Frahm

VP, Residential Construction

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

bfrahm@firstwestroads.bank

+1 (402) 301-1559

Aaron Gilson

Treasury Management

CASH MANAGEMENT

agilson@firstwestroads.bank

+1 (402) 689-1567

FAQ on Federal Coronavirus Relief Bill (CARES Act)

PERSONAL RELIEF

Congress’s latest coronavirus relief package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history and will allocate $2.2 trillion in support to individuals and businesses affected by the pandemic and economic downturn. Many people have questions about how the new law impacts their families and businesses.

*Source: The Tax Foundation

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With you on this Journey!

As part of the CARES Act, the Small Business Administration and Treasury are providing banks with the operating procedures for our customers to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program loans....

April 1, 2020

As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 crisis, our first priority remains the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and community. I’m pleased to let you know that the policies and procedures we have in place for situations like this are working as planned....

March 28, 2020

We wanted to inform you of some important changes to how we will continue to meet your banking needs during this Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The health and safety of our employees, clients, and communities is the top priority at First Westroads Bank....

March 17, 2020

With the Corona Virus(COVID-19) now present in Nebraska, First Westroads Bank wants to assure you that we are committed to protect the health and well-being of all our clients, employees, and the communities in which we serve. We want to provide you with consistent and uninterrupted service....

March 13, 2020

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