Navigant Credit Union Named Small Business Administration's Lender of the Year

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (Nov. 19, 2019) – Navigant Credit Union was recently honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration as Rhode Island’s 2019 7(a) Lender of the Year.

The 7(a) loan is the SBA’s primary lending product to support small businesses across the country. Navigant Credit Union is the first-ever credit union in Rhode Island to earn this honor.

“This honor is a testament to our entire team’s consistent hard work and unmatched dedication to providing our members with the financial support and tools they need to launch, maintain and grow their small businesses,” said Navigant Credit Union President and CEO Gary E. Furtado. “We thank the Small Business Administration for recognizing us for this award, and we look forward to continuing to play our small part in bolstering Rhode Island’s vitally important small business community.”

Navigant Credit Union offers a variety of lending solutions to help Rhode Island small businesses. Learn more about Navigant Credit Union’s Quest Small Business Suite at