NEDCO Awarded Coleman’s 2019 SBA Rural Small Business Lender of the Year

President Scott Sailors and the team at NEDCO ( have helped finance hundreds of small businesses in Nebraska through SBA 504 loans, earning the company the title of Coleman’s SBA 2019 Rural Small Business Lender of the Year.

The award, presented from the Bob Coleman Organization SBA Financing Experts, editor of the nationally acclaimed, “Coleman Report” (, is particularly meaningful as peers in the industry recognize Coleman as an SBA authority relying on the “Coleman Report” for technical and leadership guidance in a number of areas.

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer released the following statement: “I applaud Scott Sailors and the team at NEDCO for receiving this special recognition for their hard work in helping Nebraska small businesses secure financing through the Small Business Administration’s 504 loan program. Entrepreneurs in our communities bring good-paying jobs and prosperity to our state, and it is important they have the resources they need to thrive, keeping Nebraska’s economy strong.”

NEDCO would like to thank their lending partners throughout the State of Nebraska and the surrounding states for utilizing NEDCO to deliver the 504 financing tool that brings low interest, fixed rate financing to Nebraska businesses both startups and expansions.

NEDCO provides long-term, lower-rate financing for small business development through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan Program. NEDCO is an SBA licensed Certified Development Company (CDC). NEDCO partners with banks in the area to help small business owners expand their business. For more information, please visit or call (402) 483-4600.