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Meet Nicole

Senior Loan Officer, Nicole Christianson is our Western Slope Small Business Expert!

Without Nicole as Senior Loan Officer, there is no way our impact would be as vast as it is on the Western Slope. She is the go-to small business guru for Colorado mountain communities, serving entrepreneurs and lending partners around the clock, snow or shine!

Nicole’s passion and dedication to Colorado Lending Source’s mission and helping Western Colorado communities is unwavering. She started work at our Denver office in 2007, and transitioned to our Glenwood Springs office. Nicole is continually inspired everyday by the small business owners she interacts with.

Explore more about Nicole...

What is your personal purpose?
“My purpose is to help support responsible use of our trails, rivers and lakes in beautiful Colorado.”

What gets you up in the morning?
“My dog, Tikka!”

What is something most people don’t know about you?
“I have traveled to ride every historic train in Colorado. There’s a total of 7 trains, and my favorite was the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.”

Contact Nicole

[email protected]

Glenwood Springs

Phone 970.947.1400
Fax 970.947.1404
Email [email protected]
2520 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 207
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Loan Options

Space and equipment: two essentials for any successful business. Finance (or even refinance) these purchases with a Small Business Administration 504 loan!

Just getting started or already well on your way? We can help set you up with a Small Business Administration 7(a) loan to finance (almost) anything under the sun.

Have you been told you don’t qualify for a bank loan? Fund that long list of needs for your new or growing business with a Community Advantage loan!

We prefer Main Street to Wall Street, don’t you? Access a character based microloan to help your business startup or expand through the Colorado Main Street loan program.

Small Business Directory

Grand Junction Economic Partnership

Economic Development, Environmental Assessment, Feasibility Study, Grant Allocation
Western Slope
What They Do:

The Grand Junction Economic Partnership is the official economic development agency for Colorado's Grand Valley, including the cities of Grand Junction and Fruita, the Town of Palisade and Mesa...

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Land Title Guarantee Company

Title Insurance
What They Do:

Land Title Guarantee Company was founded in Denver in 1967. With over 50 convenient office locations statewide, we have insured some of the largest commercial real estate transactions in Colorado...

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Main Street Environmental, LLC

Environmental Assessment
What They Do:

We are SBA specialists in completing the required environmental reports for the 504, 7A and other programs. Contact me regarding RSRA reports and Phase I and II ESA reports. We provide fast, accurate...

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Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center

Business Acquisition, Business Planning, Financial Services & Assistance, Marketing/Sales, Mentoring, Operations & Logistics, Starting a Business, Technical Assistance
Western Slope
What They Do:

The Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers free consulting and low-cost or no-cost workshops and trainings to the small businesses of Southwest Colorado. We service...

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Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center at Colorado Mountain College

Community Events, Mentoring, Starting a Business
Western Slope
What They Do:

Offering mentoring through a local SCORE office, business office incubator, workshops and networking opportunities for Northwest Colorado.

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What's New?

Help us Identify Your Small Business Needs

Federal Reserve Credit Survey of Small Business Colorado Lending Source is participating in this year's Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey by inviting our borrowers and other small business owners to participate! Why is this important? If more than 50 completed responses are received as a result we will receive a custom report (for an example click here ) showing how...

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Success Stories

Commercial Real Estate

Purchase and Renovate Commercial Real Estate: $439,955 | Jobs Created: 1

Pagosa Springs, Colorado, is know for its natural hot springs and majestic mountain views, but the quaint town also has a uniquely historic Colorado ambiance. Located in the center of town is Antiques on Main, a hidden gem offering antiques, collectibles and relicts of the wild...read more
Commercial Real Estate

Purchase Commercial Real Estate: $530,000 | Jobs Created: 1

Glenwood Springs is a tight-knit community where residents are quick to make friends and dedicated to helping their neighbors. This is all too true with the story behind Laffoon Legal Services’ new office on Grand Avenue.read more
Community Advantage

Refinance Debt and Purchase Inventory: $188,000 | Job Created: 3

Running legend Steve Prefontaine once said, “Success isn’t how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started.” By that measure, Twisted Trails Running Company in Steamboat Springs is winning the race!read more
Colorado Main Street

Commercial Real Estate Purchase & Renovations: $377,540.00 | Jobs Created: 1

Don Tlapek’s dreams of owning a broadcasting company first began in college while working at a local radio station. His dream got sidetracked for nearly 30 years, until 2011 when an opportunity arose to purchase a radio license, so he packed his bags and moved from Castle Rock...read more
Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Construction & Equipment Purchase: $2,365,000.00 | Jobs Created: 3

Buena Vista has long been a getaway destination for outdoor enthusiasts. With the development of the new urbanism-style South Main neighborhood the town has experienced a revival. Behind the idea is Jed Selby, a former professional kayaker, who dreamed of creating an oasis on...read more
SBA Loans | Glenwood Springs Location | Colorado Lending Source


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