Merchants National Bank Announces $30M Local Initiative in Athens County

On Tuesday, September 25th, Merchants National Bank held a VIP customer event to launch a series of new initiatives focused called “MNB Means Business,” that are focused on supporting business growth in Athens County.

MNB Means Business encompasses the following initiatives:

  • a $30M loan pool intended specifically for Athens County businesses, “to support growth and encourage economic stability in the region.”
  • $10,000 non-profit MNB Match program, “designed to deliver much-needed matching grants to worthy area non-profit 501(c)3 organizations.”
  • an MNB Internship program “to provide the opportunity for OU College of Business students with a paid learning track of financial services.”

According to their press release, MNB “is aggressively seeking business client candidates in the Athens County to take advantage of this special loan program with the goal of extending the entire $30M by the end of 2023.”

Read the full press release about the MNB Means Business initiatives or visit

Enjoy some pictures from the MNB VIP event!