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Zeal Playbook Series: Utilizing a Banking Relationship to Grow a Business

  • Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship 2329 N. Career Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57107 (map)

The Playbook Series: Utilizing a Banking Relationship to Build a Business

A business workshop brought to you by the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship. Please reserve an Eventbrite ticket to be admitted in the session, as capacity is limited to just 25 people. This workshop is designed to inform on beneficial banking principles for early-stage entrepreneurs and businesses. First National Bank of Sioux Falls is co-hosting this workshop and delivering the expertise to attendees.

FNB is a community bank that does things differently. With an infectious culture, a 130-year commitment to local communities and a foundation built on first Values, they know how to help business owners. Jeremy Keckler, business banker, will be utilizing his 20 years of experience to help navigate entrepreneurs through business banking advantages. Jill Mockler of First National Bank will be sharing her expertise as well. The First National Bank organization and its representatives focus on building relationships and helping local entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

Take advantage of this 60-90 minute workshop to get further understanding of accessible banking services as well as harnessing all the advantages of a local community bank relationship. Content: Primary Deposit Accounts Savings Accounts ACH Options Theft/Fraud Prevention (FNB – Positive Pay) Credit Card Options Lines of Credit Business Loans Personal Banker Financial Fundamentals: How to measure a business’s financial performance during a 1-year period Suggestions on Tracking Income and Expense Financial Statements: starting with the Profit and Loss When to recognize you may need a business loan: Different types of loans the bank offers Revolving Line of Credit Installment Loan Mortgage (Property) Loan Application Processes Program Opportunities: SBA, SBDC What to look for in a Banking Relationship: Matching Organizational Cultures Entrepreneurs expectation of banking relationship Business’ expectation of banking relationship Business Bankers average clientele by size, industry, or area of expertise.

Jake Anderson, founder of Millennium Recycling & SEAM, will be on-hand and have one part in the workshop to give a client’s perspective of effectively managing a banking relationship and direct experience with SBA loan financing from the view-point of the entrepreneur. 

Cost is $0. Capacity is just 25 for this workshop. Beverages provided, including Flyboy coffee.

Location: The conference room at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship.2329 N Career Avenue. Located close to the SouthEast Tech Campus in Northwest Sioux Falls Tuesday, April 30, 20194:00 PM – 5:30 PM CST

The Playbook is the Zeal Center's series of classes and business workshops offered to bring forth industry leaders and their knowledge/expertise in a sharing of information and continued education, fun format.

About Zeal: The Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship supports new business growth from start-up to scale-up. Zeal's mission is to connect investors, professionals, subject matter experts, and others within a collaborative environment.

Have questions? They can be fielded to Thad at Zeal (

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Later Event: May 9