Loan Clients

We have loan clients around the province who run amazing businesses! We are proud to share these success stories from some of the women we’ve helped to start or grow their business with our business loans.

Silvia Pogolsha, Lorkin Trading Company, Vancouver

Silvia Pogolsha is the co- founder of Lorkin Trading Company, a family business specializing in importing high quality Moldovan wines/spirits in British Columbia. In 2008, Silvia’s family moved to Canada […]

Samantha Simonton, AMY, Vancouver

Samantha Simonton is the founder of AMY (Amazing Memorable Years). She was inspired to launch AMY because of the #NOownership trends. AMY rents fresh, fashionable furniture and makes it fun […]

Inna Shekhtman, Red Dog Deli Raw Food Company Inc., Vancouver

Inna Shekhtman

Inna Shekhtman launched Red Dog Deli Raw Food Company Inc. in 2004, with a group of friends whose mission was to give pet owners the tools to make healthier choices […]

Alexandra Pearson, Jennifer Yan and Catherine Cresswell, Triumph Acrobatic Arts, Mission

Alexandra Pearson, Jennifer Yan and Catherine (Katie) Cresswell are the founders of Triumph Acrobatic Arts Ltd., a circus school in Mission, BC. They chose Mission as it did not have […]

Kyla Dufresne, The Foxy Box, Victoria

Kyla Dufresne

Kyla Dufresne has always admired business owners, idolizing them like rock stars. Entrepreneurial by nature, she started early and soon found her calling in the wonderful world of waxing. She […]

Negar Hadavi, Spin Society, Vancouver

Negar Hadavi and her husband Dominik Desbois followed their instincts when they decided to open their business Spin Society in 2014 in Vancouver. Fuelled by their passion and hard work, […]

Salina Derish, PickEco Refills, Chilliwack

Salina Derish is helping create a sustainable community. She is the founder of PickEco Refills, a zero waste grocery store serving the City of Chilliwack. Her business provides package free […]

Jenine Lehfeldt, Sweet Serenity Yoga and Wellness, Delta

Jenine Lehfeldt‘s desire to create sustainable lifestyle change through physical, mental and spiritual progress inspired her to launch her business Sweet Serenity Yoga and Wellness in Delta, BC. Her studio […]

Meredith Garritsen, Hervana, Vancouver

Meredith Garritsen is helping women achieve financial independence. She created Hervana to support and uplift female entrepreneurs. Hervana is a female focused cowork space, offering monthly memberships to entrepreneurs, freelancers, […]

Kyla Gent and Milena Huebener, Glow Décor Rentals, Invermere

Kyla Gent and Milena Huebener are co-founders of Glow Décor Rentals, an event rental company serving the Columbia Valley. As wedding and portrait photographers, they always had a strong eye […]