Media Room

Date: 4/04/2016

The Dialogue with Suzie Cutshaw

This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So here we go with our 18th installment visiting with Suzie Cutshaw, Equipment Finance Consultant of JB&B Capital, LLC, which helps businesses help businesses grow by providing the capital for necessary new and used equipment through all types of leases and loans.
How did you get started with JB&B Capital? As a part-time summer position when I was a high school English teacher. I fell in love with the businesses in East TN and decided I wanted to do what I could to help them grow.
With that type of background, who has helped you along the way? Bryan Grantham with Regions Equipment Finance. He has always been a go-to mentor for me and assisted whenever I find a customer need that I have not run across before. Great guy and truly a giver.
How does JB&B do what it does? Eighty percent of all businesses finance some of their equipment or furniture and fixtures. So, almost any business except the single-practitioner working from home is a potential client. I have a specialty in transportation financing as well as in manufacturing and warehousing. However, any business that needs to acquire new or used equipment for expansion, renovation, relocation, upgrade, etc., is a great customer. Also, we can provide capital to a business through the purchase of their existing equipment for a loan or lease.
What do you enjoy about working at JB&B Capital? Helping businesses acquire the equipment or capital they need to grow and expand. I love to see a business grow to the point that years after beginning to work with me, I can say, "I knew them when..."

It is an honor to work with JB&B Capital. After being in this same business for 35 years, it is exciting to work with a company that truly cares about the customer from the top down. Helping businesses grow is our mission and our passion.

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Ben Hazel, Pree's Tree Specialists
Larry Parker, Auto Collision Experts
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Jeff Jones, LC Fence
Steve White, White Enterprise Holding
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Wade McLemore, Paychex
Alan Baker, Crown Point Consultants
Shelby Avery, Avery Wealth Management
Kate Schriver, Schriver's
Elizabeth Ross, ECS Central, PLLC
Tony Saddy, Get Fit Maryville
Renee Taylor, CBI
Christy Simmers, Christy's Creative Cafe