March 9, 2015

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Monday’s Movers and Shakers

Rob Herrick Joins Fountainhead Commercial Capital as Executive VP

“Rob is a seasoned SBA lending professional with tremendous experience building successful sales and marketing teams,” says Chris Hurn, Fountainhead CEO. “He hits the ground running for us as we build-out our business development infrastructure.”

Rob will be a part of the company’s business development efforts and help manage its growing sales force.

Fountainhead is based in Maitland, an Orlando suburb, and is currently seeking motivated and experienced small business lenders, credit analysts and other staff.

Fountainhead Commercial Capital specializes in the SBA 504 loan program, creating wealth for owners of small and mid-sized businesses through the funding of their commercial real estate projects. More information is available at or 800-770-1504.

Ron Reuss Resigns as president of GulfCoast Business Finance Inc.

Reuss, who has been with the Small Business Administration lender for 14 years, said the timing was right to step down as he looks at pursuing other opportunities. Reuss’ last day won’t be until mid-May, and he’ll continue to help the organization during the transition to new leadership.

A successor has not yet been

Stella Chan returns to TMC Financing as Senior Credit Officer

“We’re so pleased to have Stella back,” says TMC Founder and CEO Barbara Morrison. “We pride ourselves on having the best team in the business, and Stella’s knowledge of underwriting and experience with SBA regulations are certainly second-to-none.”

Stella initially joined TMC in 1996, serving as vice president/senior loan officer until 2008.

Upcoming Small Business Lending Conferences

National Alliance of Commercial Loan Brokers Annual Commercial Loan Broker Conference, March 8-10, Las Vegas, NV
Western Pennsylvania Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, Seven Spings, March 11-13
NADCO Loan Processing Symposium, March 12-13, Sacramento, CA
NAGGL SBA Lending Technical Conference, May 5-7, San Antonio, TX
NADCO Spring Summit, May 10-13, Washington, D.C.
2015 Mid-America Lender’s Conference, August 31 – September 2, Dallas, TX
2015 FLAGGL Annual Conference, September 16-18, Orlando, FL
2015 LEND360, October 13-16, Atlanta, Ga. More details to come!