Businesses can find relief through the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union

Published: May. 20, 2020 at 1:53 PM EDT
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In this world of uncertain times, it has never been truer that we are in this together. Our local businesses are a vital part of our community, and the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union (UKFCU) is here to help you through this difficult time.

We offer many

and special Business Relief Loans. Contact one of our Business Relationship Officers today and see what options are available for you.


Many of our local businesses are up against challenges in the coming days. UKFCU has relief options available for small business owners.

To learn more about these options, please contact one of our Business Relationship Officers:

Lee Jackson


John Gilbert



On March 27, 2020, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law as a relief measure for small businesses and their employees who have been adversely impacted by the current public health crisis. A key provision of this legislation is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a $350 billion emergency lending program designed to provide small businesses with loans to help cover their operating expenses and maintain their workforce during a temporary period of severe market disruption.

For information regarding the

qualifications, please visit the the

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Due to current and expected future demand of the Paycheck Protection Program, UKFCU will be utilizing one of our long-term trusted business partners, Jack Henry, to assist our members with their PPP loan process. Since we are not providing direct assistance with the program, we are providing this

as a courtesy to our credit union members that are qualified small businesses.

through our trusted and secure partner.


We understand you might be concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on your business. As your partner, we are here to help with solutions to fit your situation. In addition to the options offered to our members for Small Business Relief, we wanted to make you aware of federal assistance programs you may also qualify for during these trying times.


Lee Jackson is the Business Relationship Officer at UKFCU. Lee began his career in the lending industry in 1995 and holds a B.A. in Organizational Management from Midway College.

Lee has held many positions in the credit union industry serving as branch manager for Liberty Alliance Federal Credit Union then as Vice President & Loan Manager. He also managed the Indirect Lending Program at Members Heritage Federal Credit Union.

With experience in both lending and credit unions, Lee’s role at UKFCU is to help businesses obtain the loans and business services they need to grow. Contact Lee Jackson at

or 859.264.4278 to learn how UKFCU can help your business thrive.


John Gilbert is a Business Relationship Officer at UKFCU. John is a career consumer, residential and commercial lender hailing from the Central Kentucky area.

John has worked at several lending institutions over the years providing solutions to business owners throughout Kentucky. John comes from a family of entrepreneurs and has owned several successful businesses both in Central Kentucky and abroad.

John's focus is to maximize the relationship experience of each of our UKFCU business members by helping to match their business needs to UKFCU's expansive and unique product lines. John is committed to providing lending solutions for your business which help you achieve your business goals and objectives. Contact John Gilbert at

or 859.264.4143 to learn how John can help your business thrive.