When it comes to the country stores that dot Vermont's landscape, Chittenden Bank knows the deal.

The $1.2 billion-asset bank dominates the state in smallbusiness loans. And, because it has so many Mom and Pop stores on the books for comparison, it can review loan applications very quickly, says Louise Sandberg, vice president and head of small-business lending.

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