July 26, 2021 Delaney SextonContributing Editor Main Street Monday – Over 65% of U.S. States had an Increased Volume of Business Openings Compared to Pre-COVID-19 In Yelp’s Q2 Economic Average Report, it reports “an increase in consumers getting back to pre-pandemic activities – such as dining out, in-person shopping and returning to their offices.” Consumer…

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July 22, 2021 Delaney SextonContributing Editor Coleman Movers & Shakers- Susan Just, Christopher Morin, and George Hewett Susan Just is the New Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer for Santa Cruz County Bank Krista Snelling, President and CEO comments, “We are excited to welcome Susan as Chief Credit Officer and as a valued member…

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July 21, 2021 Delaney SextonContributing Editor C-Suite Wednesday- Updated SBA Personal Financial Statement Form is Released The SBA 7(a) Connect Quarterly Update call occurred on July 13th and outlined some SBA hot topics regarding forms and notices: On July 13th the SBA released the updated Form 413, effective July 13th, that consolidated four versions of…

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July 15, 2021 Delaney SextonContributing Editor Coleman Movers & Shakers- Alan Hice, Diane Hawkins, and NACLB Conference First Business Banks Welcomes Alan Hice as Vice President of SBA Lending “As our SBA team continues to grow, we’re very pleased that Alan Hice joined us,” Marty Ferguson, Managing Director of SBA Lending, says. “His depth of…

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July 14, 2021 Delaney SextonContributing Editor C-Suite Wednesday – 59% of Small Business Owners are not Interested in Loans “The economy is running ‘hot’, although at a slower pace,” reads the NFIB’s June Small Business Economic Trends report. Most small businesses’ sales and earnings are increasing, but inflation is increasing along with it. Here are…

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