Guidant Financial

About Guidant Financial

Since their founding in 2003 by David Nilssen and Jeremy Ames, Guidant Financial has emerged as the industry leader of innovative small business financing. Their services enable people from all walks of life to purchase franchises inside their retirement plans as an investment, without taking a taxable distribution. They have helped thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs obtain alternative small business funding and, as a result, created over 50,000 American jobs. Their services have recently expanded to include SBA loans, unsecured credit and equipment leasing.

In addition, Guidant Financial boasts the largest specialized staff in the industry and holds more top honors than any other provider in the space. Their list of achievements include: Northwest Regional Small Business of the Year (2007); U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business (2008); Inc. 500 (2008); ’40 Under 40’ Business Leadership Award by Puget Sound Business Journal (2009); Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2010); Top 100 Small Business Influencers (2011). They were also honored to be named in a speech about helping veterans transition back into civilian life by First Lady Michelle Obama in November of 2011.

Guidant has enjoyed a wealth of media exposure over the years, including interviews and mentions in The Wall Street JournalCNBCCNN Money,The New York TimesBusiness Week,MarketWatch and Entrepreneur. They are headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.


* Assisted clients in all 50 states

* Funded over 7,000 entrepreneurs

* Created over 50,000 American jobs


* Full Suite of Financing Options (SBA loans, Unsecured credit, retirement fund rollovers)

* Largest specialized staff in the industry

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Jana Chiabai | Business Development Representative | (888) 472-4455 ext. 3258