Welcome to Lendio in Erie!
Small Business Loans With a Personal Touch
Helping you turn your small business into a community cornerstone.
From the Niagara to the Bicentennial Tower to Presque Isle State Park, The Flagship City has always found a way to create innovative landmarks in small places. This tradition rings just as true for Erie business owners, with over 99% of the companies in Erie 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.
Kyle Bohrer and Bryan Gealy recognized the immense talent and ambition in Erie, and brought Lendio right to your doorstep. With their guidance and Lendio’s 75+ partners, we help you get the funding you need to see your business thrive and bring jobs and economic stability to your great city.
Get to Know Your Local Lendio Heroes
An Erie native, Kyle graduated from McDowell High School in ’99 before earning a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Mercyhurst University in ’03. In 2007, Kyle began working for Unishippers and eventually purchased three franchise locations.
Kyle is excited to work with Lendio because it operates in the small- to mid-sized business scope he has been part of for more than a decade. He enjoys leveraging his banking experience and Lendio’s top-notch technology to help other business owners gain access to better financing options.
Kyle married his wife, Allison Bohrer, in 2007 and has three kids: Ella, Everett, and Will. In his free time, Kyle can be found spending time with his family, running, playing golf, or cheering for Cleveland sports.Meet Kyle Bohrer
Another Erie local, Bryan also a graduated from McDowell High School in ’96 and later earned a degree in Education from Edinboro University in ’01. He went on to achieve a Master’s Equivalency at Gannon University. Bryan has been a school teacher with the Erie City School District for the last 16 years. Bryan was also an owner of Shorehaven Distributors LLC for a year before coming to Lendio.
Bryan was thrilled to join the Lendio team, saying “Knowing I had been interested in small business for years, my brother-in-law Kyle came to me with the idea of purchasing a Lendio Franchise. I was excited at the opportunity, and felt that Lendio was the perfect fit for the Erie market.”
Bryan married his wife Natalie in 2007. They have two children, Jaxson and Gianna. He tries to golf as much as possible when he isn’t with his family, and is an avid fan of UNC basketball and Penn State football.Meet Bryan Gealy