“What I was impressed by was the enthusiasm to get to know my business. They were quick to come see me, and quick to get me an approval for the buy-out we wanted to execute.” — Dr. J. Thomas Lisle, O.D
“AFB was the first to listen properly and to show interest based on the longer term fundamentals rather than prevailing market conditions.” — Michael Judah.
“The lenders at AFB are always ahead of the curve when it comes to my closings. They keep in mind my needs, forth-coming with info needed to close on my time schedule.” — David Weis
“AFB helped us to restructure our debt obligations so that our cash flow could be better managed, to make it more manageable.”
Clean Sweep started in 1992 with one car wash in Lexington. After 25 years, Ken Latrell has grown the operation to 8 locations.
“The lenders at AFB listen to my concerns; If it’s a priority for me, it’s a priority to the bank. They value me as a person and they value you my business. I am not just a customer to them.” — Dr. Kathi Rosenbaum, DMD
“Instead of just looking at our numbers, they looked at our entire business story. I’ve never had a banker and a CEO actually take the time learn that we are a disabled American Veteran owned company.” — Troy Ansert
“Lots of banks and investors are scared of boats. They’re mobile—hard to secure, they can still fall prey to piracy and theft… but when they are bought as a business asset rather than an ego trip they are far less frightening. AFB quickly understood that.” — Jim Lacy
“I’ve never met a CEO of a company more friendly than Barry Brauch, he listened to everything we were saying. He came out, met with us, and took the time to understand our business. Barry’s passion for business owners and his ability to see our growth potential was energizing.” — Jim Lyons