Our Partners

Our valued partners are more than just champions of small business in New England. They are leaders of innovation and commerce.

Together the New England Business Association and our invaluable Partners are building the network for hundreds of businesses, in various industries, to connect and grow.

Get to know our partners today!



Bangor Savings Bank


Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $3.7 billion in assets, offers retail banking to Maine consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, merchant services, mortgage and small business banking services to Maine and New Hampshire. The Bank, founded in 1852, is in its 166th year, with 55 locations and on the Web at www.bangor.com. The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation was created in 1997. Together the Bank and its Foundation invest more than $1.5 million per year into the community in the form of nonprofit sponsorships, grants and partnership initiatives.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch


When you partner with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, our global network of specialists find the ideal solutions for linking your business with capital, financial solutions and industry expertise around the world. We provide comprehensive market, industry, product and advisory expertise. Our unmatched scale and resources make it easier for you to do things like access capital, increase cash flow or expand geographically.

BDC Capital Corporation


Our product offerings are structured to provide you with maximum flexibility in creating the right financing package for you. Many firms specialize in a single product focus such as lines of credit or SBA loans but they lack an ability to draw from other resources to help your business. BDC Capital offers a full line of senior debt, subordinated debt, mezzanine, and private equity options that can be customized to suit your needs. We can work with any lender to find the right mix of conventional bank financing and a BDC Capital loan or investment solution. Our financing typically offers higher advance rates and longer terms than a bank is allowed to offer. We can work with businesses that might have a collateral shortfall, uneven earnings, or high leverage due to growth and coordinate the solution with your bank.

Our Business Development Officers are a telephone call away to guide you through our financing options. We focus on responding quickly to your requests.

 Berkshire Bank

Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) is the parent of Berkshire Bank, America's Most Exciting Bank®. The Company, recognized for its entrepreneurial approach and distinctive culture, has $11.6 billion in assets and 113 full service branch offices in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey and Pennsylvania providing personal and business banking, insurance, wealth management and MyBanker services.  

 Citizens Bank


Citizens Bank is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions. It offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. Citizens helps its customers reach their potential by listening to them and understanding their needs in order to offer tailored advice, ideas and solutions.


 Delta Airlines / SkyBonus ®


Exclusive offer from SkyBonus®, the business loyalty program from Delta Air Lines. New England Business Association members can earn 20,000 bonus points when you enroll in the SkyBonus program.


SkyBonus is Delta´s complimentary business travel rewards program for small to medium-sized companies. Take advantage of this limited-time enrollment promotion before it expires on December 31, 2018.


Use promotional code NEBA2018 during enrollment. Visit skybonus.delta.com to enroll now.


Why SkyBonus?

  • No cost to enroll and no contract to sign
  • Employees continue to earn their personal miles in the Delta SkyMiles® program
  • Your company earns points for every dollar spent on eligible fares
  • Enjoy valuable travel rewards, such as reward tickets, Delta Sky Club® memberships, upgrades and more

Your company will also earn 20,000 bonus points when you enroll and an employee books and flies on a qualifying flight within 60 days. You'll need to provide your company's Federal Tax ID and the name of your program administrator at the time of enrollment.


Start earning points and join today!


*SkyBonus Terms and Conditions

Bonus Offer: To qualify for this promotion, companies must be based in U.S., Canada, or Mexico with a valid Federal Tax ID or VAT number, enroll by December 31, 2018 at delta.com/skybonus using Promotion Code NEBA2018 and purchase and fly on a qualifying flight within 90 days after enrollment. Bonus points may be earned once and will be credited automatically to the account associated with the ticket issued and flown. Qualifying flights include tickets and flight numbers validated on Delta (ticket number begins with “006”), Air France (“057”), KLM (“074”), Alitalia (“055”), or Aeromexico (“139”). Eligible dollars are defined as base fares (selling fare, net of all taxes and fees) plus carrier-imposed surcharges, prorated per flight segment, and rounded down to the nearest whole number. Exclusions may apply. Companies with a Delta, Air France, KLM, Alitalia or Aeromexico Preferred Carrier Agreement, travel agencies, and other sellers of travel are not eligible for SkyBonus. Subject to change or withdrawal without notice. All SkyBonus program rules apply and are available at delta.com/skybonus. Taxes and fees for award travel are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is booked.

Complimentary Wi-Fi for SkyBonus registration is subject to availability and Gogo Terms of Use. © Delta Air Lines 08/18 004523


Eastern Insurance

Whether you are looking for home or auto insurance; protection to help you manage your business; or group benefits to offer your employees, Eastern Insurance has the service and expertise you need.

Eastern Insurance Group LLC: Who We Are

  • A wholly owned subsidiary of Eastern Bank, a full-service $9.6 billion commercial bank with nearly 100 bank branches and 1,600 employees
  • Largest independent insurance agency headquartered in Massachusetts, 51st largest in the nation (Business Insurance, July 2015)
  • Headquartered in Natick, MA with main offices in Norwell and Wakefield and an additional twenty branch offices
  • More than 300 trained insurance professionals with industry-specific designations
  • 24/7 claims coverage and response
  • Relationships with over 45 regional and national insurance carriers

We pride ourselves on being a trusted advocate for our clients. More than simply providing insurance and employee benefits, we provide knowledge and professional guidance. We thoroughly evaluate your goals and needs, create a customized solution and negotiate the best program with one of the many carriers we represent.

We are your one-stop insurance and benefits solution. For more information or to schedule an evaluation of your existing coverage, please call us at 1-800-333-7234 or visit us at www.easterninsurance.com.




Payentry provides human resource software services to businesses across the United States. Our solutions help employers execute important business tasks related to hiring and onboarding employees, processing payroll, taxes and time management, and administering human resources, benefits and retirement. We provide superior customer service and software designed to help employers hire, employ and retain great people.

People's United Bank


People’s United Bank is a subsidiary of People’s United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $36 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.





Experience the power of being understood. A one-size-fits all approach is not the way to solve today’s complex business challenges. At RSM, our solutions are rooted in a deep understanding of you, your business and your industry. As the leading provider of accounting, tax and consulting services to the middle market – and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms – RSM has the global capabilities and local touch needed to address the critical business challenges and opportunities facing New England’s leading companies.

RSM has been providing professional services to the New England market for over 40 years, offering a full array of assurance, tax and consulting services to address the range of complex business, technology and industry challenges our clients face both today and tomorrow. Our customized service offerings include:

  • Assurance
  • Tax
  • Risk Advisory
  • Technology
  • Financial Advisory
  • International Business

RSM’s long-standing partnership with New England Business Association provides New England’s small businesses with access to more than 8,800 professionals and associates in more than 80 offices nationwide ready to assist with their most complex accounting, reporting, tax and risk containment issues. Our professionals strive to provide insight into critical areas of their operations to achieve the highest level of performance.

Experience the power of being understood. Contact Chris MacKenzie, Office Managing Partner – Boston at christopher.mackenzie@mcgladrey.com or visit www.rsmus.comlike us on Facebook at RSM US LLP, follow us on Twitter @RSMUSLLP and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.

 Santander Bank


Santander Bank, N.A. is one of the largest retail banks in the United States by deposits. Its main corporate offices are in Boston and it operates principally in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Santander’s 9,469 employees serve its 1.8 million customers through the Bank’s 706 branches, 2,074 ATMs, call centers, website and mobile app. Supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Santander in the United States is a wholly- owned, financially autonomous subsidiary of Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN), a global commercial and retail bank. For more information about Santander, visit www.santanderbank.com or call 877-768-2265. Santander, Santander Bank and the Flame Logo are registered trademarks, and Santander Universities is a service mark, of Banco Santander, S.A. or its affiliates or subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

 TD Bank


TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, is one of the 10 largest banks in the United States, delivering full-scale solutions to nearly 8 million customers from Maine to Florida. TD Bank offers customers an array of retail, small business and commercial banking products with legendary service and unparalleled convenience.

TD Bank is a financially strong, well-capitalized and committed banking partner for businesses and individuals alike, with about 1,300 convenient locations and 1,900 TD Bank-owned ATMs. TD Bank’s nearly 28,000 diverse employees work in unison to offer exceptional products and services that are easy to use and easy to understand.

At a time when many banks scaled back from the market, TD Bank bucked the trend. Throughout the downturn, the bank continued to lend to businesses, created jobs, and added new locations along the East Coast.

TD Bank continues to be a market leader in small business and commercial lending, through traditional loans and lines of credit, specialty financing, and government-backed small business loan programs. As a bank of local lenders making local loans, local decision-making ensures that the unique challenges and opportunities of each market are understood and considered. TD Bank is committed to helping businesses of all sizes grow and be successful, and our message to business is, “We’re here to lend, when you’re ready to borrow.” In every community, TD Bank is a local, one-stop banking shop, offering personal and business banking, lending, leasing, investments, and international services to meet customers’ financial needs. TD Bank is also growing its teams in Asset Based Lending, Equipment Finance, Treasury Management and Merchant Services, as well as international services including Global Trade Finance and Foreign Exchange.

For more information on TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, please call 1-888-751-9000, visit any TD Bank store, or visit us online at www.TDBank.com.