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Financial services for professionals

Supporting you through each step of your professional journey

Whether you’re a student, starting your professional career, or expanding your practice, you need a financial partner that understands your needs.
As part of Meridian’s Banking for Professionals program, you’ll have access to a dedicated business advisor. Someone who will help you plan for success, manage the growth of your practice, and avoid obstacles along the way.

Healthcare  Law, accounting, and other professionals   Students

Professional services highlights

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Dental practice
Meridian arranged financing for a $1.85 million share purchase for a dental practice. This funding enabled the principal owner to buyout their partner and grow their practice.
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Pharmacy
Meridian provided a $147K line of credit for a pharmacy loan payout. This gave the pharmacy owner a more flexible way to manage their debt.

Our specialists can help


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John Dykeman

Director of Program Lending

I have experience in commercial banking and the development of national targeted banking and financing programs. I can provide custom banking and financing solutions that help franchise businesses and professional practices achieve financial well-being. With our decades of experience and expertise, my team and I can help you succeed.

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Jeff Thomas

Manager of Program Lending

I have over 30 years of financial experience and a passion for using my knowledge and expertise to help professionals achieve their business dreams. I have experience in both commercial and small business lending, with a focus on financing options like lines of credit, term loans for financing equipment, leaseholds, and real estate.

Healthcare professionals


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We understand that every practice is different. Whether you’re a newly qualified or seasoned healthcare provider, we can provide you with tailored financial solutions that will support your business through every stage. We can help you start or expand your practice successfully.

Explore services for a variety of healthcare professionals: 

Our experienced advisors also offer financial services for dentists, physiotherapist, nurse practitioners, naturopaths, chiropodists/podiatrists, audiologist/Pathologist, and RMTs.

Starting out

Thinking about opening your own practice or business? Here are some questions to ask yourself:

  • Are you starting your own practice or buying a partnership in an existing one?
  • Have you considered your location? Is there competition already in place?
  • How will you balance your work life and home life?
  • Do you need to repay your student loans?

Expanding your practice

Meridian can offer financial solutions for:

  • Purchasing equipment, medications, and supplies
  • Buying your own location
  • Launching an additional practice
  • Launching additional branches (retail pharmacists)

Law, accounting, and other professionals


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Explore the benefits of working with a financial partner who is knowledgeable about your particular industry. Get tailored solutions that will support your business through every stage.

Explore services for a variety of professionals:

 

Students


Need a loan for your education?

For students about to start their professional studies, we have enhanced our student line of credit to help you pay for your education. Speak to us about your program of study and how we can help you.

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Ready to get started?


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Our experts are here to support every aspect of your franchise. We’re eager to help you start, manage, and grow your business. Please contact one of our advisors to find out how we can support your journey.

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