CRFG is dedicated to assisting small businesses navigate the
Paycheck Protection Program
The recently enacted Paycheck Protection Program provides small businesses with unprecedented grants. We help your business easily obtain the maximum grant
Paycheck Protection Program
As a part of the new legislation, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has created a $349 billion loan program called the Paycheck Protection Program. This program is available to small businesses, sole proprietors, the self-employed, and independent contractors to help with payroll, rent, utilities, healthcare costs and more.

Cumberland River Financial Group, an entrepreneurial team with deep experience, is uniquely positioned to help you and your customers navigate the Paycheck Protection Program
Cumberland River Financial Group
Cumberland River Financial Group is a Nationally Operational and State Regulated Financial Institution Focused Exclusively on Funding Small Businesses
Cumberland River Financial Group ("Cumberland") is a Business and Industrial Development Corporation, a non-depository financial institution, incorporated in 1994 and chartered and regulated by the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions and licensed to operate throughout the United States.
The principal owners of Cumberland through Cumberland River Holdings, LLC ("CRH") are Denis J. Nayden, former Chairman & CEO of GE Capital and former Managing Partner at Oak Hill Capital, and Kevin R. Greene, former management consultant with McKinsey & Company, Founder of boutique investment bank, Bryant Park Capital and former Chairman & CEO of CRA RogersCasey, investment consultant to $500B in pension, foundation and endowment funds.
While Cumberland traditionally uses both private funds and government programs to provide customized debt and equity solutions to lower middle market companies, the firm has decided to exclusively focus on helping small businesses access much needed government relief to help them get through these troubled times.
The Cumberland Team
The Cumberland team has unique experience in responding to crises. Some examples include:
Hurricane Remediation
Providing capital to hurricane remediation companies so they could continue to rebuild communities while waiting for the delayed FEMA reimbursements.
Development Projects
Providing bridge capital to development projects when the Federal investment programs for foreign nationals were delayed.
Unique Lending Processes
Developing unique underwriting and lending processes to halt the collapse of the economies of Thailand, Korea, and Japan.
The team members of Cumberland have
Launched the commercial lending program at GE Capital.
Performed work-outs during the Great Recession that resulted in the success of both customers and lenders.
Funded over 31,000 SBA Community Express, Express, Patriot loans, Export Express and Small Lender Advantage to become the largest SBA lender by volume.
Holds eight US patents for processes such as rapid valuation of financial portfolios, processing cash advance requests, monitoring collateral & collateral risk, managing workflow, and legal document generation.
Wrote the legislation to address the S&L Crisis.
Advised dozens of banks in navigating the TARP funding.
Served in the current administration.
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Cumberland River Financial Group, Inc,
131 Indian Lake Road, Suite 201
Hendersonville, TN 37075