MINNEAPOLIS & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2014--
U.S. Bank has been selected as the endorsed practice finance program for
U.S. members of the American Association of Orthodontists. Under the
three year designation, the bank will provide practice finance loans
with preferred pricing to qualified orthodontists among the
organization’s 9,000 U.S. members.
Dr. Robert E. Varner, president, American Association of Orthodontists (Photo: American Association of Orthodontists)
“U.S. Bank earned our endorsement through its experience and expertise
in tailoring financing solutions to the unique needs of orthodontic
practitioners,” said Dr. Robert E. Varner, president of the AAO. “Their
15-year track record in practice finance proves they walk the talk and
really understand the dental industry. Our members stand to greatly
benefit from this relationship.”
In addition to preferred pricing on conventional and Small Business
Administration (SBA) practice loans, U.S. Bank will provide AAO members
with free individual consultations on their financing needs and other
educational information on practice financing. Dedicated regional
practice finance representatives will guide borrowers through the loan
application process, with ongoing assistance available through a
dedicated customer service phone number.
“We are honored that the AAO has placed its trust in us to serve the
practice finance needs of its large and diverse membership,” said
Jeramie Eimers, head of sales for U.S. Bank’s Practice Finance group.
“When expanding, relocating, acquiring or setting up a new practice,
orthodontists often face business and financial challenges. Our goal is
to provide the expertise and guidance to allow them to focus less time
on the financing and more time on running the practice. We are looking
forward to helping AAO members achieve their business goals.”
More information on U.S.
Bank Practice Finance can be found on the web. AAO members can
contact Jeramie Eimers at 800.313.8820, ext. 2.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $389 billion
in assets as of June 30, 2014, is the parent company of U.S. Bank
National Association, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United
States. The Company operates 3,174 banking offices in 25 states and
5,005 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
About the American Association of Orthodontists
1900, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is the world’s
oldest and largest dental specialty organization. It represents more
than 17,000 orthodontist members throughout the United States, Canada
and abroad. The Association encourages and sponsors key research to
enable its members to provide the highest quality of care to patients,
and is committed to educating the public about the need for, and
benefits of, orthodontic treatment.
Orthodontists are uniquely qualified specialists who diagnose, prevent
and treat dental and facial irregularities to correctly align teeth and
jaws. After graduating from dental school and then completing the
required two-to-three years of specialized education in an accredited
orthodontic residency program, orthodontists are eligible for membership
in the AAO.
For more information about orthodontics or to find AAO member
orthodontists in your area, visit mylifemysmile.org.
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Source: U.S. Bank
U.S. Bank Public Relations
Bill Brady, 612-303-0731