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Windsor Advantage covers SBA and USDA market topics in several types of news –
from our SBA and USDA blog and case studies to webinars and white papers.

How to Implement the Proper Controls for Your SBA Department

Published on October 9th, 2018 by Windsor Advantage, LLC in SBA and USDA

In one of our recent articles, A Beginner’s Guide to SBA 7(a) Lending, we explored a few of the basic fundamentals of the SBA lending industry.  Although this framework was geared to help guide novice SBA lenders, many of the key risks highlighted in the article predominantly occur when proper controls are not thoughtfully established […]


SBA Disaster Recovery Loans

Published on October 2nd, 2018 by Windsor Advantage, LLC in SBA and USDA

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, many lenders will receive requests for assistance from customers during cleanup efforts.  This short article will outline some of the common experiences of Windsor’s clients from Hurricane Harvey and provide information on SBA resources available to lenders and borrowers. Proactive Portfolio Management Windsor recommends that lenders compile a list […]


SBA Lender Service Provider: “How to Best Engage LSPs” Expert Panel Discussion

Published on August 30th, 2018 by Windsor Advantage, LLC in Company Updates

On August 16th at the Great Lakes Small-Business Lenders Conference in Detroit, MI, three expert SBA Lender Service Provider (LSP) panelists were assembled to speak on the topic of “How to Best Engage LSPs”.  The Q&A session was focused on increasing awareness of the services provided by LSPs and how to establish a favorable relationship […]


A Beginner’s Guide to SBA 7(a) Lending

Published on August 21st, 2018 by Windsor Advantage, LLC in SBA and USDA

The SBA 7(a) Loan Program authorizes the SBA to guarantee loans made by lenders to small-businesses “for whom the desired credit is not otherwise available on reasonable terms from non-Federal sources”.  Common reasons credit might not be available on reasonable terms – referred to as the Credit Elsewhere Test – include (but are not limited […]


Windsor Advantage Announces Executive Management Team Promotions

Published on July 17th, 2018 by Windsor Advantage, LLC in Company Updates

In 2018, Windsor has reached yet another milestone, processing more than $2.0 billion in SBA 7(a) and USDA loans through its outsourced lending platform since 2010.  With this record setting volume, Windsor is pleased to announce several key promotions. CHICAGO, IL, July 17, 2018 — Windsor Advantage, LLC has announced that Mike Breckheimer has been […]


USDA Loan Eligibility: Community Facilities and Rural Energy for America Programs

Published on June 21st, 2018 by Windsor Advantage, LLC in SBA and USDA

In recent years, many SBA lenders have gained an increased familiarity with the flagship USDA lending program, the Business & Industry Loan Program (B&I).  This program offers lenders who operate in rural areas another option to provide customers competitive financing packages for businesses that make a positive economic impact.  Some of the key benefits (unavailable […]