***The Paycheck Protection Program ended on August 8, 2020. We will continue to accept applications in hopes that Congress passes an extension, although we are not currently sending applications to lenders. If PPP resumes, Lendio will submit your application to a lender.***


The Flagship City has always found a way to create innovative landmarks in small places. This tradition rings true for the area’s business owners, with over 99% of the companies being small businesses. But finding the capital you need to continue growing your company can be one of the biggest hurdles you face with your business.

With John Fee’s guidance and Lendio’s 75+ partners, he’ll help you find a small business loan to thrive, bringing jobs and economic stability to the region.


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John Fee

John Fee

John has been hard at work helping new businesses launch and grow over the past few years as a senior consultant for a local Small Business Development Center. He is excited to become the new franchise owner of Lendio Erie and Lendio NE Ohio. Last year alone, John assisted hundreds of local businesses to get started and expand; and he helped secure nearly $4 million in capital funding for his clients. John is also an entrepreneur himself and knows what the small business owner goes through on a daily basis. He has launched and operated numerous businesses of his own, including a consulting firm, a publishing company, a retail store and a cafe. In these ventures, he has gained broad expertise in practically all areas of business from human resources to sales; from logistics to finance; from customer service to operations. What’s more, he has developed an extensive network of economic development contacts in the region and can be a valuable resource to your company. He is excited to bring his over twenty years of experience to the Lendio team and to continue assisting local businesses to secure the financing that they need.

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Not ready to apply or have additional questions before you do? Not sure if you’re likely to qualify? Fill out the form below and we’re happy to schedule a free business loan consultation to review your business performance and goals and what business financing options may be right for you.