Our Loan Clients

Whether they’re start-ups or decades-old businesses, our clients look to UCEDC for the support they can’t find through conventional lending. We’re pleased to have helped them get through a rough period or jump on a fabulous opportunity.

Learn how the right loan at the right time made a difference for these businesses. And consider how we could help you.

Name: Ghenet
Location: North Bergen, NJ
When Workye Ephrem wanted to open a NJ location for her successful Ethiopian restaurant, she couldn't get the financing she needed. Until she met the team at UCEDC.
Name: New Jersey Natural Medicine
Location: Bedminster, NJ (future location)
Jason Frigerio started his natural medicine practice in 2004 with a little help from a UCEDC microloan. Now he's ready to take it to the next level with our Community Advantage 7a financing.
Name: Parris Chic Boutique
Location: Cranbury, NJ
When Parris Chic Boutique (PCB) outgrew its retail location, Alyssa and Dan Thiel found the perfect spot. They also found the perfect financing option - UCEDC's SBA 504 Loan Program.
Name: Erbach Communications Group (ECG)
Location: Lyndhurst, NJ
Kristen is committed to making a difference through her marketing company, ECG. UCEDC's loan is helping her do just that.
Name: Patriot Security
Location: Kearny, NJ
When Bryan Granelli and Gary Slodowski founded Patriot Security Group in 2011, they brought over 50 years of collective experience in the contract security services industry. It's no wonder their business growth out-paced their cash flow. Enter UCEDC and the Community Advantage 7a loan.
Name: Brown Hornet Fitness
Location: Vineland, NJ
Roland couldn't find a bank to share his passion of health and fitness training. Then UCEDC stepped in and Brown Hornet Fitness was off and running.
Name: A Cut Above
Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Edith Younger worked hard to keep her salon business up and running. With business on the rebound, it was time for a make-over and UCEDC's 3% working capital loan.
Name: Miranda Consulting Services
Location: Hamilton, NJ
Margarita Miranda overcame a lot of obstacles to build her accounting business, Miranda Consulting Services. UCEDC helped her overcome a financing obstacle when it came time to buy her own building.
Name: PuroClean Restoration Services
Location: Kenilworth, NJ
When Robin Hoy, co-owner of PuroClean Restoration Services in Kenilworth decided to take advantage of UCEDC’s limited time offer of a 0% loan for women business owners (made possible by Investors Bank and the Tory Burch Foundation), she intended to use the…