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You deserve the opportunity to turn your passion and hard work into a successful business. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing small business loans and services to entrepreneurial women just like you.

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Check out Northwest Bank’s blog, Biz Buzz, for small business success stories and a wealth of ideas for growing your company. 

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Real Women. Real Businesses. Real Stories.

We wanted to learn more and share about what drives these local business owners' entrepreneurial spirit. In our Q&A session, we asked 5 successful women business owners about their journey to opening their business and how they have evolved as leaders over the years.

big acai

MEGAN PHELAN
BIG ACAI BOWLS
OKOBOJI

Her passion and our business expertise got Megan Phelan on the road to owning her very own Big Acai Bowls food truck. Read Part 1 of our series on successful women led businesses today. 

Read: Women in Business: Big Acai Bowls-Okoboji

chris ferry

CHRIS FERRY
THEODORE'S ACADEMY
SIOUX CITY

Accomplished businesswoman Chris Ferry was ready to evolve as a leader. Learn how she made it happen in Part 2 of our series about successful woman business owners. 

Read: Women in Business: Theodore's Academy & Preschool

k&k masonry

KARLA KOPSAS
K&K MASONRY
SPIRIT LAKE

More than 25 years ago, Karla Kopsas’s father asked her to go to work with him. Today, she is the sole owner of K&K Masonry. Learn about what motivated her to follow in her father’s footsteps. 

Read: Women in Business: K & K Masonry

Greenberg Jewelers

AMY GREENBERG
GREENBERG JEWLERS
SIOUX CITY

As a savvy businesswoman, Amy Greenberg taps into her professional network to help Greenberg Jewelers succeed. Learn more about her motivations and her approach to leadership in this Q&A session.

Read: Women in Business: Greenberg Jewelers

yesterday's

JEN FERRELL
YESTERDAYS
ARNOLDS PARK

Jen Ferrell worked as a busser at age 14 and has climbed the ladder to restaurant ownership. Learn how she navigated the path to owning her own business with help from one of our commercial bankers.

Read: Women in Business: Yesterdays

Get Your Ideas Rolling with Northwest Bank

Are you ready to take that big step into business ownership? We can help you make sure you have financing and business accounts in place to get your where you want to be. To learn how else we can help, connect with a business banker at Northwest Bank.

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You have to find a good financial institution that you can trust. It should be a bank that you know you can have a long relationship with so that they understand your business and the plan you have.

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Small business banking services to help you get started:

Local businesses are vital to the community, which is why helping yours grow is our priority.

Whether you’re building your business from the ground up, or taking over an established business, we have the connections and resources to help make your business ownership dreams come true. 

Biz Buzz Blog

Our new Biz Buzz blog is focused on helping you grow your business. Learn from the success stories of others and to get useful ideas and information that could help your business grow.  

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