Success Stories

J-Mac Flowers and Gifts

May 11, 2017

J-Mac Flowers and Gifts has been in Anthony since 1939 and Elizabeth LePard took over the operations of the business in the beginning of 2017. The current owner decided to retire, so Elizabeth decid…

2017 SBA Kansas Exporter of the Year.

April 19, 2017

The Small Business Administration has awarded Invena Corporation the 2017 SBA Kanas Exporter of the Year. Click on the below link to read the success story! Invena Corporation – Exporting from…

Back Alley Pizza LLC

April 10, 2017

The SCKEDD Microloan program recently closed a loan with Back Alley Pizza LLC, owned by Robert Palmer. SCKEDD assisted Mr. Palmer in 2014 in opening a wood-fired brick oven pizza business at 125 W. ...

Silent Planet LLC

April 10, 2017

SCKEDD’s Revolving Loan Program and Southwest National Bank recently partnered together to fund the purchase of the business real estate, assets and inventory of Midwest Drum and Equipment to Matth…

Kiddy Kollege, LLC

April 10, 2017

SCKEDD’s Revolving Loan Program, Network Kansas’ StartUp Kansas Loan Program, and Credit Union of America recently partnered together to fund the purchase of real estate, improvements, and equipm…

Lightning Aerospace, LLC Expands

April 7, 2017

Located in Wichita, Kansas, Lightning Aerospace, LLC, was founded in 2007 by Craig H. Bakel and his wife Connie. The company manufactures small to medium sized parts for the aircraft industry. Craig…

Delish, LLC

March 13, 2017

The SCKEDD Revolving Loan Program recently partnered with First Bank Kansas, McPherson, and the McPherson E-Community Loan Program to help fund the purchase of a restaurant and catering business in M…

Truth Printing, LLC

March 9, 2017

The SCKEDD Microloan recently closed a loan with Truth Printing LLC owned by Michael Giles. Michael owns a screen printing and embroidery business at 2101 Sommerhauser Drive, Derby, Kansas. Michael…

Brooklyn & Co. LLC

March 7, 2017

The SCKEDD Revolving Loan Program and the SCKEDD Rural Business Development Tax Credit Program, and First Bank Kansas recently worked with Brooklyn & Co. LLC to finance the purchase of commercial rea…

Kristi Agency, LLC

March 7, 2017

The SCKEDD Microloan recently closed a loan with Kristi Agency LLC owned by Kristi Patton. Kristi recently purchased an existing Farmer’s Insurance Agency at 248 Greenway Drive, Derby, Kansas. Kr…

Beat Repair, L.L.C

March 7, 2017

The SCKEDD Microloan recently closed a loan with Beat Repair, L.L.C. owned by Greg Beat. Greg repairs and services heavy duty diesel trucks and equipment. The business was originally operated out o…

Artistic Angles Custom Picture Framing

December 29, 2016

The SCKEDD Microloan program recently closed a loan with Susan Smith, owner of Artistic Angles Custom Picture Framing. She is relocating her business to a new location at 721 W. 13th Street, in Wich…

Anchor Grill

November 14, 2016

The SCKEDD Revolving Loan Program and the McPherson E-Community Program recently closed a loan with FH LLC dba Anchor Grill. Aaron Hill, owner of FH LLC is opening a second location for his Mexican …

BrightStar Discovery Center LLC

November 7, 2016

Tiffany McLaughlin and Pepper Stephey, after working in the school system for many years, decided that they wanted to open their own child care center. They found that in Newton, there is a lack of …

File Depot

October 31, 2016

The SCKEDD Microloan recently closed a loan with 4th Quarter Inc. d/b/a File Depot owned by Michael Green, at 1635 E. 37th Street North, Ste. 2, Wichita, Kansas. The business provides shredding, car…

Java Salon

October 6, 2016

The SCKEDD Microloan recently closed a loan with Christy Crites, Owner of Java Salon, LLC. She is expanding her business by opening a second location at 3876 N. Woodlawn in Wichita. This will allo…

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October 6, 2016

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Save A Lot

November 30, 2015

The SCKEDD Revolving Loan Program and the Cowley County E-Community Program along with TRF Bank recently closed a loan with Honor Capital LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, who is opening a S…

Angelo’s Italian Foods of Wichita

November 9, 2015

The SCKEDD Revolving Loan Program and the Wichita E-Community Program recently closed a loan with Angelo’s Italian Foods of Wichita, LLC that is opening at 15231 E. Central, Wichita, Kansas. The l…