Coleman Movers & Shakers — Eddie Tuvin, Jeffrey Boyce, and Fifth Third Bank

April 9, 2020 

By Caity Witucki
Contributing Editor, Coleman Movers & Shakers

Coleman Movers & Shakers — Eddie Tuvin, Jeffrey Boyce, and Fifth Third Bank

Eddie Tuvin Joins FSC First as Chief Lending Officer

Edward (Eddie) Tuvin has been promoted to Chief Lending Officer at FSC First Bank. Prior to his appointment, Tuvin served as Senior Vice President and was on the bank’s board of directors.

Tuvin is also a keynote speaker on subjects related to business ethics, conscientious capitalism, diversity, ethics, and inclusion. In addition to being a social media influencer with over 40 years of leadership experience at world-class global companies, Tuvin has a highly diversified career in corporate finance, management, commercial real estate leasing, commercial real-estate finance, mergers and acquisitions, business development, credit and operational risk management, and financial engineering.

Tuvin received an MS degree and an MBA from the John Hopkins University’s Carey School of Business graduating Summa Cum Laude. 

Tuvin has received numerous awards and accolades including the 2011 SBA DC Financial Services Champion of the Year Award and Coleman’s 2019 Business Development Officer of the year. 

Jeffrey Boyce Appointed Branch Manager for the SBA Syracuse District Office

Jeffrey A. Boyce joins the SBA Syracuse District Office as its new Branch Manager.  Boyce will serve along with SBA District Director Bernard J. Paprocki and Deputy District Director Dan Rickman on the District Office’s leadership team. He was sworn into his new federal service position on March 16, 2020 at the SBA Syracuse District Office location on Harrison Street.

As Branch Manager, Boyce will help manage parts of the 34-county district office’s Capital Region, Hudson Valley, North Country and Southern Tier coverage areas. He will collaborate with public and private sector agencies, organizations, and individuals to promote SBA capital access programs in addition to other SBA federal resources that assist small business owners and entrepreneurs. These responsibilities include SBA’s array of contracting and small business counseling services, in addition to providing coronavirus/COVID-19 aid through the CARES Act.

“We are happy to welcome Jeffrey Boyce to the SBA Syracuse District Office team during this vital time,” says SBA Syracuse District Director Bernard J. Paprocki. “Jeff will be one of our agency’s main points of contact for the small business community. His strong leadership qualities and familiarity with upstate New York and its main streets will assist small businesses in their COVID-19 recovery.”

“I am excited to have hit the ground running with the SBA. Small businesses create two out of every three jobs in this country and I’m looking forward to supporting their development and growth, as well as their continued recovery from the impacts of coronavirus,” says Boyce.

 Fifth Third to Appoint 1,000 Employees Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Fifth Third Bank plans to appoint nearly 1,000 new employees to provide essential banking services to small businesses during the coronavirus outbreak, including Paycheck Protection Program Loans.

“Our Fifth Third customers and communities need us more than ever during these uncertain times, and we will continue to be here for them,” says Greg D. Carmichael, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third. “I’m proud of the extraordinary service our employees are providing each day. We are looking to grow our team of professionals to serve these needs and to help provide critical employment opportunities so our communities can get back to work again.”