January 9, 2020
By Caity Witucki
Contributing Editor, Coleman Movers & Shakers
Coleman Movers & Shakers — Benjamin Lanier, Belinda Rosthenhausler, and Nicholas Dell’Olio
Seacoast Commerce Bank Hires Benjamin Lanier as New BDO
Seacoast Commerce Bank recently announced the hiring of Benjamin Lanier as Senior Vice President and Small Business Administration (“SBA”) Business Development Officer. Mr. Lanier will be located in Mendham, New Jersey. He brings proven success in SBA production to Seacoast’s already “best in class” SBA Division and will be helping small businesses facilitate the acquisition, development, and refinance of their commercial real estate properties.
Lanier comes to Seacoast Commerce Bank with 17 years plus of Business Banking experience. He has held various roles over the years including credit analyst, relationship manager and for the last 7 years was a dedicated SBA Business Development Officer. Before joining Seacoast, Lanier worked with Santander Bank as an SBA Officer covering the New York & New Jersey Metropolitan Regions. His prior positions included BDO roles with Wells Fargo and Pinnacle Financial Partners covering the South Carolina Territory for Business Banking. Lanier has an MBA from Francis Marion University with a concentration in Health Care Management from the Medical University of South Carolina.
“We are thrilled that Benjie has agreed to join our team,” says Don Mercer, Executive Vice President, SBA National Sales Manager, and are confident about the opportunity to grow our business throughout the North East because of Benjie’s deep knowledge and expertise in financial analysis and closing loans for his customers.”
Belinda Rosthenhausler joins CDC Small Business Finance
Belinda Rosthenhausler recently joined CDC Small Business Finance as a vice president to provide SBA 504 financing to small business owners in Arizona and Nevada.
Previously, Rosthenhausler was a commercial sales executive for Clear Title Agency of Arizona. She also served as vice president and SBA business development officer at Meadows Bank, National Bank of Arizona, Metro Phoenix Bank and other financial institutions.
“Belinda’s extensive knowledge of SBA 504 financing, coupled with her excellent track-record of fostering meaningful business relationships in the commercial real estate community will help CDC Small Business Finance further its mission to help small business owners in Arizona and Nevada grow and create jobs,” says Mike Owen, Chief Credit Officer at CDC Small Business Finance.
In her new role, Rosthenhausler will focus on helping business owners looking to purchase, develop or refinance commercial real estate, in addition to equipment financing.
Dell’Olio Promoted To St. Mary’s Credit Union Commercial Lending Team
Nicholas Dell’Olio of Shrewsbury, has been promoted to Junior Commercial Lending Officer at St. Mary’s Credit Union.
Dell’Olio first joined St. Mary’s in 2017 as a finance intern and Member Service Representative.
In his role as Junior Commercial Lending Officer, Dell’Olio will focus on reviewing existing member loan portfolios and SBA loan processing. Dell’Olio will also have day-to-day interaction with existing and potential new business members through external outreach and support, including business lending cross-sell opportunities.
Dell’Olio holds a BS degree in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Charlton College of Business.
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