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About Northwest Business Development Association

Northwest Business Development Association was established in 1982 and is a non-profit Certified Development Company (CDC). We are licensed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to help provide and manage SBA’s 504 loan program.

Our mission is to support business growth and job creation. We do this by providing excellent small business loans along with local lenders and the SBA.

Northwest Business Development Association works with the SBA to organize, package, process, and fund the 504 loan. This saves both the business and the lender time and effort.

We are very proud to play a part in our area’s economic growth.

Who do we serve?


NWBDA is able to provide funding for small businesses throughout all of Washington state, 36 counties in Idaho, 28 counties in Oregon, and most of Alaska.

View All of The Counties We Serve

How have we helped our communities?


In the last 2 years, NWBDA has funded 114 SBA 504 loans for a total project amount of $282,367,970.02.

The SBA portion totaled to $102,261,000 and the average loan was $897,026.32.

These loans created and retained 1,563 jobs.

For every $1 lent under the SBA 504 program, $94 is generated in tax revenue for our communities.

Newsletters

The Kenmore Team

SBA 504 Loan Program Success Story! The Kenmore Team in Tri-Cities utilized the program and bought land and constructed an office building.

504 Program Relief

Congress has passed a coronavirus relief/economic stimulus bill. The Legislation includes the following provisions impacting the 504 Loan Program.

Changes for 2021

NWBDA has changes for 2021. Some of which include the retirement of Debbie Shipman and Patty Weaver, and the hiring of Eric Sartell as a BDO.

NWBDA Expands into Oregon

NWBDA expands into all of Oregon, and can now provide SBA 504 loans to small businesses all over the state.

Northwest Business Development Association Team


 

Don Maryon

Don Maryon

President

Central & Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho
(509) 904-5033 (Cell)
dmaryon@nwbusiness.org

Debbie Shipman

Debbie Shipman

Former President

Central & Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho
(208) 818-9777 (Cell)
dshipman@nwbusiness.org

Elizabeth Rusnak

Elizabeth Rusnak

Senior Vice President / Senior Loan Officer

Western Washington
(206) 930-9173
erusnak@nwbusiness.org

James Bright

James Bright

Senior Vice President / Senior Loan Officer

Southwestern Washington/
Northern Oregon
(360) 521-5704
jbright@nwbusiness.org

Eric Sartell

Eric Sartell

Vice President / Senior Loan Officer

Eastern Washington and North Idaho
(509) 2904-5169
esartell@nwbusiness.org

Evan Heriot

Evan Heriot

Vice President / Senior Loan Officer

The Willamette Valley, Central, Eastern, and Southern Oregon
(541) 228-5015
eheriot@nwbusiness.org

Lisa Vincent

Lisa Vincent

Vice President / Senior Loan Officer

Central Washington
(509) 469-5040
lvincent@nwbusiness.org

Mark Beppler

Mark Beppler

Vice President / Senior Loan Officer

Seattle, Washington
(425) 505-3263
mbeppler@nwbusiness.org

Mike Miller

Mike Miller

Vice President / Senior Loan Officer

The Greater Portland Metro Area and North Oregon Coast
(503) 746-1805
mmiller@nwbusiness.org

Tracy Bridgens

Tracy Bridgens

Vice President / Operations Manager

Asheley Reed

Asheley Reed

Accountant

Caitlin Hetrick

Caitlin Hetrick

Administrative Specialist

Aliza Seay

Aliza Seay

VP, Credit Administrator

Pamela (Pam) LaMont

Pamela (Pam) LaMont

Senior Credit Analyst

Lynda Biggs

Lynda Biggs

Credit Analyst

Angela Tompkins

Angela Tompkins

Loan Assistant

Colleen Ruggles

Colleen Ruggles

Vice President / Closing Manager

Misty Hoxie

Misty Hoxie

Loan Closing Specialist

Gabrielle Hayen

Gabrielle Hayen

Loan Closing Assistant

Christine Carrasco

Christine Carrasco

Loan Portfolio Manager

David Bixby

David Bixby

Risk Rating Specialist / Servicing Specialist - Liquidation

Renea Taylor

Renea Taylor

Jr. Credit Analyst

Michele Williams

Michele Williams

Loan Servicing Specialist

Cassandra Stringer

Cassandra Stringer

Loan Servicing Specialist - Insurance

Erik Houser

Erik Houser

Site Visitation Specialist

Western Washington
(206) 940-9592
ehouser@nwbusiness.org