SBA Preferred Lender

We know small business loans, and our SBA Preferred Lender status proves it. The SBA is the nation’s largest single financial backer of small businesses, and we are proud to partner with the SBA to provide financing to business owners like you.

SBA Loans


We succeed by helping our customers succeed.

You and your business earn genuine interest. Like you, we value each and every customer. We wouldn’t do business any other way, just listen to what our customers say!

Success Stories

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Everything we do reflects our commitment to our communities, from our employees volunteering for local non-profits to customer paper shredding and food drive events. We are proud to be values driven, relationship focused, family oriented and community engaged.


Have Questions?

We have answers. Our resources page has a ton of great information, from starting and growing a business to learning how to protect yourself from fraud.

Resources & FAQs

Success Stories

Martha also acknowledges the importance of working with a community bank like BankCherokee and her business banker Julie Novak, Senior Vice President of Commercial Loans, who understand the unique challenges of operating an ever-growing enterprise within the borders of the state fairgrounds.