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Updates from American National Bank

Small Business Growth Funded By SBA Loans

Are rising interest rates making you nervous about your upcoming business expansion or acquisition? You may be in luck, and able to fix the interest rate on up to 40% of your project for as long as 25 years.

Always Start with Why

While that is an important goal, it is merely a result of a deeply-held purpose. A successful business always starts with their purpose – their “Why”.

Build Your B2B Prospecting Arsenal + LinkedIn

No matter what you are selling, you’re never too old or too wise to add tools to your arsenal for prospecting. Many different social platforms can help you with prospecting efforts and deepening relationships, but let’s focus on the number one platform for business—LinkedIn.

Business Takes a Backseat on Facebook

A recent article in Adweek equated the January 11, 2018, Facebook announcement to dropping a nuclear bomb on the media industry. Seems like quite an embellishment, but you get the point—it’s kind of a big deal.

A Strong Relationship Means Everything

We’ve been a happy customer since our first meeting. It’s a great feeling knowing that the bank you work with has a vested interest in your success and the local community. I can’t picture doing business anywhere else.

Women in Business Q&A: Feature Tailwaggers

The Fox Valley is a great place for women in business! We’ve interviewed one of the women-owned businesses in the Fox Cities because we’re proud to support our local female entrepreneurs.  

Community Driven

We know that the heart and soul of a small business is the people who work there. At American National Bank Fox Cities, we do all of our business this way. We believe in building the Fox Cities community, because it’s where we live and work. We’re your neighbors, and your local business bank.


Your business isn’t just your livelihood, it’s your life. Our team of business bankers has the knowledge and experience to make even the most ambitious goals possible for your business. Our skills help businesses reach these goals every day.


As an owner or stakeholder in a small business, you wear a lot of hats. We know that your time is valuable so we offer a simple process for getting the financing your small business needs to achieve big goals.