Courtesy of Greater Nevada Credit Union · 2 min read
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Greater Nevada Credit Union was recognized as a 2017 Nevada Small Business Administration (SBA) Lender of the Year during an awards luncheon held this May in Las Vegas.
The fourth annual Small Business Awards Luncheon recognized Nevada businesses that had an exceptionally positive impact on the small business community. Greater Nevada Credit Union, with the assistance of the SBA, lent over $10.7 million in SBA 7(a) loans and nearly $1 million in SBA 504 loans and was recognized as the first ever Nevada Community Credit Union of the Year.
The award was presented by Debra Solt, Vegas PBS. Accompanying the award were certificates of recognition from Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, U.S. Congresswoman Jacky Rosen and U.S. Congressman Mark Amodei, congratulating Greater Nevada on being one of the SBA’s Lenders of the Year.
“We’re so honored to have received this recognition,” said Greater Nevada Credit Union President/CEO Wally Murray. “It’s a reflection of our organization’s passion for helping more people live greater, as well as the many talented team members and business partners we work with every day to help small businesses thrive. It’s also good to see there’s an increasing awareness of the important role credit unions are playing in helping communities prosper by providing much needed commercial capital.”
Greater Nevada is headquartered in Carson City and has been helping Nevadans with their financial needs since 1949. The credit union serves more than 55,000 consumers and small businesses, and employs more than 250 team members. Greater Nevada is the title sponsor of Greater Nevada Field in Reno, Nevada and has been consistently recognized as both Best Financial Institution in many of its service areas and as a top employer by the Reno/Tahoe Best Places to Work Awards. Greater Nevada’s subsidiaries include Greater Nevada Mortgage and Greater Nevada Insurance. For more information, visit gncu.org.