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"We all have a stake in helping small businesses thrive." —Stephen Ball, SVP, Head of Business BankingStephen Ball, Head of Business Banking discusses three ways that spring 2022 is delivering long-overdue cheer.

Stephen Ball, SVP, Head of Business Banking shares with the Daily Herald that, “After several years of managing through a very difficult environment, it’s about time that suburban Chicago entrepreneurs had reasons to be optimistic.”

Three of those ways:

  1. Occupational Licensing Reform will reduce licensing costs.
  2. Millennial homebuyers are reviving Chicago suburbs.
  3. Small business capital is readily available.

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