Client Stories

Orlando Snipes

Orlando Snipes has successfully grown his commercial cleaning and landscaping business to include three full time employees and dozens of residential and commercial contracts. To assist him with a recent business expansion, we consolidated his equipment debt, lowered his monthly payments while financing additional equipment and providing a line of credit to pursue larger contracts. 

Kadenia Javis

Optus Bank had the privilege of serving Ms. Kadenia Javis with credit and banking services to help grow her successful Javis Financial Services business into a new facility. Ms. Javis shares the financial empowerment mission of Optus Bank and lives it by helping her clients live better financial lives. We encourage you to check out her story and services at

Mary Sparrow

Optus Bank and the City of Columbia partnered with Chestnut Cottage to provide financing.  When COVID-19 vaporized her revenues, Optus Bank stepped by helping Mary with applying for the Paycheck Protection Plan loan. 

Royal Auto

Royal Auto, a long time hard working customer of Optus Bank, had to pause their auto repair business due to COVID-19.  Optus Bank provided them with funds to restart and reopen their business.

Harp & Shamrock Croft

Harp & Shamrock Croft, is a homestead farm located in Spartanburg, SC. Optus Bank helped these entrepreneurs and as a result they have helped their surrounding community thrive.

Gail Wilson

As owner of Anchor Shred & Recycle Co., a female minority owned small business, Gail values the importance of giving back to the community. Hear her story on why Optus Bank is important to our community and how we support local small businesses.

Rob & Rachel Turner

Rachel and Rob Turner previously spent 12 years involved in church planting and refugee ministry in Turkey. The Turners are devoted to creating spiritual wealth through their ministry, and currently serve as leaders of the Arsenal Hill Presbyterian Church, a multi-ethnic church focused on bridging economic and racial divides in Columbia.

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