***The Paycheck Protection Program ended on August 8th, 2020. Lendio will continue to accept applications in hopes that Congress extends the program.***

The allure of the Greater Knoxville area is obvious. Residents and tourists alike enjoy the vibrancy of a city nestled against a naturally breathtaking backdrop. Small business is booming in the region and the charm of the local offerings keeps people coming back or settling in permanently. Dave and Zac of Lendio Greater Knoxville are pleased to do their part to keep Knoxville thriving by providing access to over 75 small business lenders via one platform.

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Dave Prescher & Zac Smith

Dave Prescher & Zac Smith

Dave and Zac enjoy being a part of other's success stories and love the spirit and tenacity of the small business owners in the Greater Knoxville area. Dave's experience includes a 35-year career in building successful organizations in the field of financial services, including banking and consumer lending. His focus is to build trusted relationships with small business owners in the Greater Knoxville community and serve others so that they achieve the success they envision for their business. Zac has spent the bulk of his career working with people who are rebuilding or establishing credit with furniture companies offering alternative means to traditional finance. Most recently, he's been working with independent restaurants in the Knoxville area providing distribution solutions. When not at the office, Dave and Zac each enjoy spending time with their families, volunteering in the community, and enjoying local activities. 

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