Category: Business Finance

The Customer-Lender Relationship: Built on Trust

Greg Barney of Unibilt Industries standing in front of product financed through Minster Bank business banking services.

As a small business owner, Greg Barney knows the value of healthy professional relationships. To him, conducting financial matters with a bank is not just about getting a job done together, but also developing a mutual sense of trust. That’s precisely what Greg has found at Minster Bank. Greg is the owner of Unibilt Industries,… Read more »

Billboard Company Shines With Help From Minster Bank

Kenjoh Outdoor Advertising billboard on the side of the road at night with a “Now Hiring” advertisement for company IVEX in Sidney Ohio

Not all small businesses are the same, and neither are their banking needs. When John Kirirah started his billboard company, Kenjoh Outdoor Advertising, he knew he needed a bank that would understand his needs and work closely with him. Read on to hear what John had to say about his relationship with Minster Bank and… Read more »

Minster Bank Sows Seeds of Trust With Local Farmer

Dan Vogel’s farm operation in St. Marys, Ohio financed with Minster Bank

Local farmer Dan Vogel has a personal connection to Minster Bank: He began banking with them when his mother started working at the St. Marys office when it opened in 1988. Read more about Vogel’s experience with Minster Bank and how we’ve helped him find success with his farming operation. Personal Relationships at Minster Bank… Read more »

More Than Just a Number: Cadence Dental Group & Minster Bank

Lee Hendricks, DDS, of Cadence Dental Group with his guitar

When Lee Hendricks, DDS, of Cadence Dental Group grew frustrated with how a larger bank was handling his Payment Protection Program (PPP) application, he turned to Minster Bank for help. Keep reading to see how the business banking relationship between Cadence Dental Group and Minster Bank grew from there. Small Business Assistance with the PPP… Read more »

Minster Bank Plus The Pie Shell Equals Sweet Success

Susan krieg owner of the pie shell in new bremen ohio

Every town needs a go-to bakery. See how Susan Krieg, owner of The Pie Shell in New Bremen, cooked one up with the help of Minster Bank. From Home Business to Owning a Business Susan began her path to business ownership in 2005, when she first began baking desserts for a local restaurant. At the… Read more »

Success Story: Supporting Communities Through Brigid’s Path

Female volunteer rocks a newborn at Brigid’s Path in Kettering, Ohio

When Jill Kingston and her husband became foster parents in 2013, their eyes were opened to a greater need within their community — providing inpatient medical care for drug-exposed newborns, non-judgmental support for mothers and education services to improve family outcomes. Kingston had the vision to be a part of a higher calling, leading her… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise?

An illustration of two hands holding a franchise building with coins falling out of it

Buying a franchise is an attractive business option for entrepreneurs wanting to capitalize on an existing brand. But if you’re thinking about becoming a franchisee, you need to prepare yourself — it won’t be as easy as simply finding a well-liked brand and putting down some cash. Read on for some things to consider before… Read more »