July 25, 2019
By Caity Witucki
Contributing Editor, Coleman Movers & Shakers
Coleman Movers & Shakers — Dina Kroshkin, Arshad Khan, David Brindley, Saint Louis Bank, and Meridian Bank
David Brindley Joins Live Oak Bank’s Lending Team
“In my new role as Vice President of Small Business Lending, I will be focused on building the Live Oak brand which provides capital to entrepreneurs nationwide with loans backed by the SBA and USDA,” says Brindley.
SBA Complete Announces the Hiring of Senior Vice President, Dina Kroshkin
Kroshkin has been in the financial services industry since 2001 and has more than 13 years of experience in commercial lending.
At SBA Complete, Kroshkin leads the Complete Loan Sourcing program. This program is designed to bring quality commercial real estate lending opportunities to SBA loan portfolios of financial institutions nationwide.
SBA Complete welcomes Arshad Khan to their National Lending Network.
Arshad Khan has been in the banking industry for nearly five years. He has experience as a commercial credit analyst, an underwriter, and a loan originations officer. He graduated from Portland State University in 2014.
At SBA Complete, Khan takes a custom approach to client transactions in order to ensure timely processing and successful matching of credit risk.
Saint Louis Bank receives PLP Designation
“At Saint Louis Bank, we are continually seeking ways to streamline our processes so more time can be spent focusing on what matters most—our clients. We strive to adopt leading-edge capabilities and efficiencies that will empower us to create the optimal customer experience. We are thrilled to receive the PLP designation as it further supports our mission of being a champion for small business,” says Travis Liebig, President & CEO.
Tim Davis, SBA Division Manager of Saint Louis Bank adds, “the Bank has built an excellent SBA team that has the necessary skills and technical experience to safely and soundly originate SBA credits. The PLP designation will bolster our efforts to originate quality SBA loans in the St. Louis, MO and Phoenix, AZ markets.”
Meridian Bank Earns SBA Preferred Lending Status
“Achieving preferred lender status is a testament to our team’s knowledge and expertise, and a confirmation of Meridian Bank’s commitment to being a best-in-class SBA lender in our market,” says Rocco Perate, Senior Vice President of Small Business Administration Lending at Meridian Bank.
“In addition to years of experience and a comprehensive knowledge of the SBA lending program, Rocco and his team have an enthusiastic and innovative approach to their craft,” said Chris Annas, Chairman and CEO of Meridian Bank. “With the full support and resources of Meridian’s robust commercial lending group, our SBA group is well-equipped to continue on this growth trajectory.”
Meridian Bank has originated over $16 million in SBA loans to date, putting the bank on track to become one of the highest volume lenders in the region.
Upcoming SBA Lending Professional Industry Events
America East Small Business Lending Conference 2019, August 14, 2019, Mashantucket
Music City Small Business Lenders Conference, August 26-28, 2019, Nashville