The JP UP date: Montgomery Bank Invests $250k

Katie ArnoldThe JP UP date

Number 166                       April 15, 2021                                   St. Louis

Montgomery Bank Invests $250k

Justine PETERSEN is pleased to announce a $250k investment from long standing partner Montgomery Bank. A stalwart supporter of JP, Montgomery Bank’s investment will advance small business lending in our Missouri footprint, providing access to safe, affordable and flexible capital for small businesses at every stage of development, from start up to expansion.  JP is most grateful for Montgomery Bank’s continued support of our mission lending to local small businesses in need.

JP Participates in Community Resource Fair Hosted by Tri-County Urban League in Peoria, Illinois

JP staffers Solomon Chandler and Tristan Brown educated and informed community residents about JP’s asset-building products and services at a community resource fair held recently at the Tri-County Urban League located in Peoria, Illinois. Attendees were offered free credit counseling by JP staffers and the opportunity to begin a micro loan application. JP is excited about future partnering efforts with the Tri-County Urban League in the Peoria marketplace.

Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund Now Open

Justine PETERSEN is a participating partner in the Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund (IHAF). Facilitated by the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), the IHAF will provide relief to thousands of homeowners throughout the state of Illinois who have fallen behind on their mortgage or other housing related expenses as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The fund will provide up to $30,000 in assistance to help cover delinquent mortgage payments, property taxes, property insurance and homeowner and/or condo association fees. The portal closes on Tuesday, May 31st at 11:59 pm. Begin your application by clicking here. For more information, contact JP staffer Karen Drayton-Fowlkes at 314.533.2411.


JP not only yields significant loan volume – we also generate a continuous stream of staff birthdays. The Fab Four of late are Karen Drayton-Fowlkes, Trina Roberson, Charles Robinson and Maria Gomez. The party never stops at 1023 N. Grand Blvd.! Happy Birthday all!