We work with lenders for small businesses. Whether creating or retaining jobs, starting or expanding, we’ll help small businesses make best use of their financial resources.
Mission: To grow small business in rural America.
Vision: To be the best at providing creative financial solutions for small business.
Values: These statements, taken together, represent the overarching values of Prairieland EDC.
* We are all members of the Prairieland Team.
* We act with integrity, honesty and respect.
* We demand responsibility, accountability and open communication.
* We relentlessly pursue providing superior customer service.
Meet Our Team
President / CEO
Ann Peterson helps assist our borrowers and lenders with the process of loan applications and closings. Her role is to work for small business owners and with a variety of lenders to provide creative financing solutions for the development of small business projects.
Julie Dahlhoff works in the areas of loan processing and loan servicing. Her work includes the preparation of loan application documents and financial analysis.
Jason Gerdes helps assist our borrowers and lenders with the process of loan applications and closings. His role is to work for small business owners and with a variety of lenders to provide creative financing solutions for the development of small business projects
Loan Servicing Officer
Lisa Onken services the existing loan portfolio until paid in full. She works with our borrowers to address any questions or concerns they may have.
Meet the Board of Directors
Front Row: Sherri Schueller, Brigid Tuck, Jill Mockler, Pete Neigebauer, Claire Gerber
Back Row: Matt Zebro, Chad Syltie, Tim Ulrich, Renae Shields, Matthew Dorothy