Coleman 2019 SBA “BDO of the Year” and SBA BDO Summit

Nominations Open for Coleman 2019 SBA “BDO of the Year” and SBA BDO Summit

April 1-3
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Winners *must* attend!

Are you a high performing SBA Business Development professional or know someone who is? This is the perfect opportunity to be recognized for your individual achievements or to nominate one of your peers.

Access the full photo album from last years summit!

View the BDO Award Winners Testimonials Video!

The Coleman Report, is accepting nominations for the 2019 SBA “BDO of the Year” award.

Nomination Details:

  • Any SBA 7a and 504 lender is eligible to apply
  • Self-nominate or nominate someone you know who is deserving
  • No cost to enter; simply complete the survey
  • Nomination submission deadline is February 28, 2019

Winners and a guest will be treated to and recognized at the 2019 Coleman SBA BDO Summit to be held at Lowe’s in Miami.

The Platinum Sponsor, Government Loan Solutions, will cover registration, meal and hotel for Monday and Tuesday night, for the 2019 winners.

p.s. Winners must be present!


Monday, April 1
Hotel Check In
5:30-7:00 Meet and Greet/Reception
Tuesday, April 2
8:30 to 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast

9:00 to 9:30 am
Keynote Address
Trends in SBA BDO Compensation — Up or Down?
Bob Coleman, Publisher and Founder, Coleman Report

9:30 to 10:00 am
Keynote Address:
How the SBA 7(a) Secondary Market Impacts BDO Compensation
Bob Judge, Co-Founder and Principal, Government Loan Solutions
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Keynote Address
SBA BDO Compensation — A Senior Management Perspective
Brent Ciurlino, Director, Newtek Business Services
10:30 to 11:00 am
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Social Media Best Practices and the SBA BDO
Sarah Carroll, Marketing Programs Manager, Live Oak Bank
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Each winner is given 10 to 15 minutes to discuss any topic of their choice.The event will be “off-the-record” so feel free to share about successes, challenges, case studies, your secrets to success, geographic insights, bucket insights, managing borrower tips, getting loan approval tips, social media use, personal code…..anything that you believe could be of interest to your fellow winners.
7:00 pm – 9:30 p.m. Awards Dinner TBA
Wednesday, April 3
8:00 am – 8:30 am – Breakfast
8:30 am to 11:00 am — “Off the Record” Summit participant discussion led by Bob Coleman — “What’s working, and what’s not working for the SBA BDO”
11:00 am — Summit Adjournment and Hotel Check-Out

Entry deadline:
February 28, 2019

Bob Coleman, Coleman Report
Bob Judge, Government Loan Solutions
Brent Cirulino, Newtek Business Services

2017 BDO of the Year Winners will Also Serve as Judges
Amy Amorose, Quantum National Bank
Jennifer Davis, TMC Financing
Brian Hunt, BBVA Compass
Tim McLain, Harvest Small Business Finance
Elizabeth Rusnak, Northwest Business Development Association
Cindy Santilena, Bank of America