Coleman Movers & Shakers — Chuck Evans Named President of Capital Growth Solutions

January 11, 2018

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Movers and Shakers

Coleman Movers & Shakers — Chuck Evans Named President of Capital Growth Solutions

Chuck Evans Named President of Capital Growth Solutions

Chuck Evans and Gary Griffin
Capital Growth Solutions

“Chuck and I have been personal friends for many years and we are lucky to have him. He has been doing exactly what we do here for the last 7 years in a similar market and has always conducted himself with the utmost integrity,” says Gary Griffin, CEO and Chairman.

“Capital Growth Solutions is a well-respected organization under Gary’s leadership. He should be proud of what he has built over the years. This transition/collaboration with me joining CGS will allow us to scale this organization by utilizing technology with a continued focus on compliance, efficiency and customer service. Achieving all three of these goals is sometimes very difficult to attain in SBA lending and will certainly be a priority for us,” promises President Chuck Evans.

Capital Growth Solutions was established in May of 2008 as one of the original Lender Service Providers concentrating in the areas of Credit, Servicing and Liquidation.

Chuck brings to Capital Growth Solutions 30 years of experience in commercial banking and economic development lending. Chuck and his wife Karen have two children and reside in Port Deposit, MD.

Acclivity Financial hires USDA Leader, Doug Dunkelberg

“Doug is here to guide our BDOs in the initial stages of structure for USDA loans as well as develop our procedures and processes for packaging and closing,” says Danny Preston, CEO and President of Acclivity Financial. “He brings a wealth of knowledge to a program we’re looking to cultivate and expand in 2018.”

Doug Dunkelberg has been working as a USDA loan specialist in South Carolina for the past 7 years. He possesses extensive knowledge of RBS programs as well as commercial bank loan operations and credit expertise. He originated and processed over $123 million of B&I and REAP guaranteed loans for FY 2017.

Dunkelberg received a BBA in Finance from Central Michigan University. He is the former Director and Finance Committee member of the Central Macomb Chamber of Commerce. He is active in his community and enjoys volunteering.

Crawford, Noel and Mill Join Harvest as Senior VP and BDO

Mac Crawford, Midwest

McClernand “Mac” Crawford is a veteran of the banking industry for over 20 years, with an emphasis in SBA 7(a) and 504 commercial lending. With over 1000 referral sources spanning from coast-to-coast, Mac has closed commercial real estate deals ranging in size from $300K to $5M.

In his personal life, he lives in Carmel, Indiana with his two children and his Chesapeake Bay retriever. Mac is an avid golfer and civil war history buff. He received his education from Butler University.

Trevor Noel ​Southern California Region

Trevor Noel has spent the last seven years as a Business Development Officer at Plaza Bank, specializing in SBA and commercial lending. Trevor prides himself on the relationships he has built with clients, real estate professionals, and colleagues which he considers the most vital component of his business.

Chuck Miller Senior Vice President Business Development Officer ​Northern California Region

Chuck Miller has specialized in commercial real estate financing in the San Francisco Bay Area for over twenty years and has funded over 325 loans totaling $350,000,000.Formerly a commercial real estate broker, he has both the experience and expertise to assist with a purchase transaction from inception through closing.

Coleman 2017 SBA “BDO of the Year” Nominations Open!

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.

The Coleman Report, together with Government Loan Solutions is accepting nominations for the 2017 SBA “BDO of the Year” award.

Nomination Details:
• Any SBA lender is eligible to apply
• Self-nominate or nominate someone you know who is deserving
• No cost to enter; simply complete form below
• Application information may be subject to verification during selection process
• Nomination submission deadline is February 1, 2018

Winners and a guest will be treated to and recognized at an SBA BDO summit to be held at a luxury resort in Napa Valley (details to follow).

Don’t miss this opportunity to be seen as a leader among your peers. Whether or not you plan to enter, please pass this message along to your colleagues and peers.

Entry deadline:
February 1, 2018

Submit your Nomination here

Upcoming SBA Lending Professional Industry Events

Southeastern Small Business Lenders Conference, March 7-9, Asheville

Mid-America Lender’s Conference, April 15-17, Fort Worth

Great Lakes Lenders Conference, Detroit, April 16-18

NAGGL SBA Lending Technical Conference, May 1-3, Chicago

NADCO Spring Summit, May 6-9, Arlington

Franchise Times Finance & Growth Conference, May 7-9, Las Vegas

America West, June 20-22, Costa Mesa

America East, August 1-3, National Harbor, MD

National Alliance of Commercial Loan Brokers, October 16-18, Miami

11th Annual Secondary Market Summit, December 4, Washington D.C.

Future Coleman Webinars