FY 2020, Q1 Update - SBA Kansas City District Office

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Kansas City District Office  - January 2020

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SBA Loans – Oct 1st, 2019 – Dec 31st, 2019

# of loans made – 185

Loan amount - $67,642,800

County with highest loan count – Johnson, KS (34 loans)

County with highest loan amount (cumulative) – Johnson, KS ($15,523,500)

Top lender by loan count – U.S. Bank, National Association - (23 loans)

Top lender by loan amount (cumulative) – Rural Missouri, Inc. ($7,019,000)

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Small Businesses Receiving Federal Contracts – Oct 2019 thru Jan 2020

# of offer letters received – 13

Total dollar value of contracts - $47,327,143

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Upcoming Small Business Training Event

Funding Your Small Business Panel Discussion:

Excellent opportunity for small business owners and entrepreneurs to hear directly from lenders what they are looking for before approving a small business loan. Topics include:

  • Components of financing
  • Common reasons a loan application gets rejected
  • Various types of small business financing (traditional, government backed, microloans, etc.)
  • Free local resources available to help you start or grow your business


Date: Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Central Time

Location: OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave, West Plains, MO 65775

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Panelists Include:

SBA - Ram Basnet, Branch Manager

SBDC - Darrell Hampsten, Coordinator

FORGE – Mark Nelson, Director of Lending

SCOCOG – Darci Malam, Revolving Loan Manager

USDA - Ray Mowery, Business Program Specialist

DED - Shad Bruner, Regional Manager

OzSBI - IIa Sloan, Financial Administrator


SBA Kansas City District Office Directory

Jon Malcolm Richards, District Director, (816) 426-4903

Mike McWhorter, Lead Lender Relations Specialist, (816) 426-4916

Carolina Vargas, Lender Relations Specialist, (816) 426-4913

Sheila Forrester, Economic Development Specialist/PIO, (816) 426-4908

Ken Surmeier, Business Opportunity Specialist, (816) 426-4919

Springfield, MO Branch Office Directory

Ram Basnet, Branch Manager/PIO, (417) 889-6912

Lisa Zimmerman, Lender Relations Specialist, (417) 413-5793