Small banks and small businesses turned out to be a good combination when it came to PPP loans

Ladley’s food truck, Ba-Nom-a-Nom, specializes in vegan soft-serve ice cream. The Denver, Colo., business suffered a loss in sales after events were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The longer the lockdown lasted, the more she worried about paying her employees.


Ladley, 32, sought help during the first round from Wells Fargo, where she had been a customer for a decade, but couldn't get anyone to answer her calls. She finally got a $20,000 loan in the second round through the Bank of Colorado, a community bank with about $4 billion in assets. Read full USA Today article

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