SBA Loans at Gulf Coast Bank

As an approved Small Business Administration lender with 40+ years of experience, Gulf Coast Bank is able to approve a loan in-house without SBA review. Saving you time when you need it most. We also make most loans from our own portfolio and are committed to a long term, successful relationship with the small businesses we serve.

40+ Years of SBA Lending Experience

In 7a Loans (over the last 12 years)

Number of SBA 7a Loans (over the last 12 years)

My family and I have partnered with Gulf Coast Bank for a few years now. The Gulf Coast Bank team always goes above and beyond to make sure we are knowledgeable every step of the way. Our family owned business is grateful and honored to have chosen such a trustworthy bank. Throughout the years we have not faced any issues regarding any unethical practices or have reasons to believe Gulf Coast Bank wasn’t following protocol or regulations. We are never hesitant to share our experiences with others. There is no doubt our business is successful because of the guidance and knowledge we have received from the bank. We look forward to a lasting relationship.

Trevor Courville
Le Marche

When we started our company 7 years ago, we started at another bank. When we wanted to make a purchase on another vessel, this bank would not help us grow our business. So, we were told to try Gulf Coast Bank, and that was the best decision we ever made. Since starting our journey with Gulf Coast Bank it has always been such an easy process. When we call Carey Chopin, he and his coworkers are always so willing to help. Thanks to this amazing team, we are now the owners of 4 vessels and a new building. I have never dealt with a bank that no matter which branch you go to every employee is so helpful and kind.

We are totally blessed to have them in our lives! Thank You Gulf Coast Bank!

Franchelle & Marcus LeBlanc
Quality Tug Services LLC

I have worked with Gulf Coast Bank for the better half of thirteen years. Over the years, Gulf Coast Bank has been instrumental in not only the growth of my business, but they gave me a chance when other banks did not. They believed in me and my abilities.  I have had at least two SBA loans, personal loans, and a vehicle loan. I have developed a trusting relationship with the bank and the employees and that alone gives me a tremendous amount of comfort. I absolutely would not be where I am today, with a successful business, if Gulf Coast Bank was not in my corner. I will be a customer for a very long time.

Suzette Tardo Fowler
Camp Bow Wow

Thanks so much to Gulf Coast Bank and all of their incredible employees. Because of you guys and your knowledgeable staff we were able to start our dream business. Your availability to answer any questions and handle any of our needs to get this business up and running was top notch. I continue to advise anyone interested in starting a business in the Acadiana area to go to Gulf Coast Bank…..”you won’t regret it”. Thank you, Jason Patout, Cody Thayer and the GCB team for making our dream come true!!!!

Jon Beck
Foundation Tumbling & Trampoline Center

SBA Loan Benefits

  • Lower down payments
  • Flexible overhead requirements
  • No collateral needed for some loans

SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans at Gulf Coast Bank

Number of PPP Loans

Secured Funds to Help Small Businesses

Number of PPP Loans that were $50,000 or Less

Approximate Number of Jobs Saved

SBA Resources

For SBA resources for small businesses, please follow the link below.