Lendio Announces Inaugural Winners of Faces of Main Street Photography and Story Competition

2 min read • Feb 02, 2015 • Burke Alder

SALT LAKE CITY, January 22, 2015Faces of Main Street, a photography and story competition, that features submittals of inspiring stories of over 28 million small business owners and entrepreneurs from across America, announced its first three winners. The competition, powered by Lendio, a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes, launched over a month ago with the mission to showcase their emotional stories through photos and stories.

The Faces of Main Street contest participants, submitted photos and stories from all across the country that were judged in the following areas:

  • Composition
  • Exposure
  • Creativity
  • Storytelling

Jay Glauser, one of the winners of the December photo competition was excited to be a part of the competition and honored to win. “I love interviewing and picking the brains of successful business builders,” Glauser said. “Entrepreneurs are some of the most passionate people you’ll ever meet and I think Faces of Main Street is a brilliant idea.” December winner’s photos and stories are featured here.

Burke Alder, VP of Marketing at Lendio, said the Faces of Main Street photography and story competition will be an ongoing, nationwide, contest that will select winners on a monthly basis. “Lendio is encouraging anyone with an inspiring story to enter the contest,” said Alder. “It’s fun and it’s easy.” Entry details can be found via the following click here link.

“If the December submissions during our initial kick-off are any indication of the talent and quality we will be judging in the coming months,” said Bryan Doom, Marketing Ambassador for Faces of Main Street. “We will have some very difficult decisions to make.”

About Faces of Main Street:

Faces of Main Street, powered by www.lendio.com, is a website dedicated to the mission of telling the inspiring stories of the more than 28 million small business owners and entrepreneurs of America. Faces of Main Street is a tribute to the American business dream of courage, determination, and hard work. Business owners, photographers, and business supporters can submit inspiring business stories and photographs that we hope will inspire others to reach for their entrepreneurial goals and dreams. For more information visit www.facesofmainstreet.com


Burke Alder

Burke is passionate about strengthening America through small business and entrepreneurial growth. He has spent over 20 years in the pursuit of learning, developing, and executing principles and strategies that drive high-performance and explosive business growth. Burke writes about business financing, leadership, marketing, teamwork, and productivity. You can follow Burke on twitter here.