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agriculture loan

​5 Things You Need To Start an Agriculture Loan

Thinking about taking out an agriculture loan to finance your new chicken farm? There are a few things; five to be specific, that you will need to start the process. We specialize in Agriculture construction financing, and our team has … read more

winery financing

5 Things That Kill A Winery Deal

At Live Oak Bank, we have the opportunity to observe the development of many acquisitions and mergers. There are things that make a great winery deal: a “meeting of the minds” between buyer and seller, complementary strengths among the staffs, … read more


Succession Financing: What’s Required for a Successful Transition

By: The Live Oak Bank Funeral Home Lending Team With the baby boomer generation approaching retirement, more and more funeral home owners are preparing to transfer their businesses to new leadership. Approximately 2,000-3,000 funeral home owners are looking to affect … read more

pharmacy notes

Staying Competitive in 2015

2015: The Year of the Customer The first of the year is a great time to reflect on your business and make goals to stay competitive in independent pharmacy. By all accounts pharmacy is thriving. Script counts are up, business … read more


The Amigos’ F2FEC is Something New

You might say it is a re-imagined industry conference or you simply describe it as bigger, badder, bolder and different than any other amusement industry conference before it. Amigo architects Ben Jones, Rick Iceberg and George Smith believe this new … read more


Performance Management Webinar

By EASI-Consult What does it mean to manage performance? In this webinar, we’ll talk about 5 key steps in a Performance Management Cycle and strategies to ensure that your employees are engaged and performing to their fullest potential. You’ll also … read more

ncpa ownership workshop

NCPA Ownership Workshop Scholarship Application

Live Oak Bank, in conjunction with the NCPA Ownership Academy, is proud to announce an Ownership Workshop Scholarship Program. Ownership Workshops are specifically designed for pharmacists considering pharmacy ownership or desiring additional management skills. The Workshop will assist pharmacists in … read more

wine and craft beverage

Live Oak Bank Begins Financing in the Wine and Craft Beverages Industry

 Live Oak Bank is excited to announce a new lending division offering financing to the Wine and Craft Beverages industry. After extensive industry research, Live Oak assembled a team of lenders and industry experts to address the need for financing to … read more


Are Team Meetings Really That Important?

Of course they are! You really cannot afford to forego regular team meetings—at least once a month with all staff (including doctors and owners!) in attendance. Struggling practices often fall down in team communication and neglect to provide opportunities for … read more

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Live Oak Bank supports another La Cima World Missions trip

With a team of three, Dave Sperows team brings relief to people in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq Wednesday, January 7, 2015 – Wilmington, NC – For the past three years, Live Oak Bank has donated to the worldwide humanitarian efforts completed … read more