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Global Pet Foods

What if business banking could get your tail wagging?

Meridian’s approach to serving businesses is simple:

Your business deserves services, advice, and offers customized to its unique situation.

Whether it’s streamlining everyday operations, succession planning, creating contingencies for unexpected challenges, or expanding, we’re here to help. Join Meridian and benefit from expert advisors with experience serving franchises, services designed for franchise owners, and a special banking offer.

Knowledgeable advisors at your service

Our advisors have a wealth of experience serving franchise owners - plus a lot of enthusiasm! Meet John Dykeman and Jeff Thomas, experts who specialize in helping franchise businesses.

Brian Mochas
Brian Mochas
Director of Program Lending

I have over 20 years experience in business banking which includes many years developing and operationalizing targeted banking and financing programs. We can provide custom banking and financing solutions that help franchise businesses achieve financial well-being. With decades of experience and expertise, my team and I can help you succeed.

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Jeff Thomas
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.

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Get in touch directly

Starting a conversation about how Meridian can help your franchise business is easy. 

You can contact Jeff Thomas directly at Or, give him a call at 905-321-9322

Business banking unleashed

We’re constantly working to create new services and offers that benefit your business. Take a peek at what you can look forward to as a Meridian Member.

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A special banking offer for your franchise

We’re committed to providing banking services unique to your business. Our customizable offer includes very competitive cash management services and account pricing options, along with great lending rates.

Review the offer:

Banking offer for Global Pet Foods Inc. Franchise (PDF, 228 KB)

Member story

Global Pet Foods

Video transcript of Meridian working with Global Pet Food owner to evaluate his business.

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