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SBA Success Stories

At The Bank of Missouri, we are committed to the success of our business customers.  Our philosophy is simple...if we help your business to become more successful, then we have succeeded.

The SBA Loan Program, offered through the Small Business Administration, allows us to offer businesses a unique window of opportunity to grow and expand their business.  We are proud to highlight the stories of some of our business customers below.


Anne Hanks - Owner of AnnaBelle Events in Columbia, Missouri

Watch Anne's story of how she started and grew her event planning business.


Anne Williams - Owner of JobFinders Employment Services in Columbia, Missouri

See how Anne's company has grown over the years.


Don Seitz - Owner of Modern Property Groups in Columbia, Missouri

Don's company manages over 700 properties. See how an SBA loan makes it possible.


Monte Grubbs - Owner of Columbia Integrated Technologies in Columbia, Missouri

An SBA loan prepared Monte's company for the growth they knew was coming.


Southwest Missouri

Andrea Alcorn - Owner of Gracie's Bridal in Springfield, Missouri

Andrea turned a childhood love of weddings into a thriving bridal business.


Colleen Sundlie - Owner of Date Lady in Springfield, Missouri

Colleen is bringing dates and date syrup to Missouri and beyond. Watch her story.


Chase Kelly - Owner of Kelly Dental in Springfield, Missouri

Dr. Kelly found a practice to purchase and an SBA loan made it happen. Watch the full story.


Jeni Huelskamp - Owner of Edible Arrangements in Springfield, Missouri

Learn more about Jeni Huelskamp's journey into becoming a business owner.


Craig Steensland - Owner of Larson Heating, Air & Plumbing in Springfield, Missouri

Craig purchased the company upon moving to Misssouri.


Chris Allman - Owner of The Glass Guru in Springfield, Missouri

See how Chris purchased the business using an SBA Loan for Veterans.


Thunder Ridge Owner

Trey Peck - Owner of Thunder Ridge Transport in Springfield, Missouri

Trey explains how SBA loans have given Thunder Ridge Transport the capital to grow.


Southeast Missouri

Ray Ressell - Owner of Ray's in Kelso, Missouri and Plaza by Ray's

Ray grew up in the family business, literally. Watch his story of this infamous restaurant.


Roger Sample - Owner of Willow Pond Salon & Spa in Perryville, Missouri

After purchasing his first business, Roger Sample discovered the value of SBA loans.


Cheryl Smith - Owner of Blue Sky Community Services in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Cheryl acted out of a community need she identified and founded Blue Sky. Watch her story.