Coleman Movers & Shakers — Joseph Kelly Jr, Arman Fernandez, Scott Klug, Chelsea LaRue-Mioduszewski

March 29, 2018

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Movers and Shakers

Coleman Movers & Shakers — Joseph Kelly Jr, Arman Fernandez, Scott Klug, Chelsea LaRue-Mioduszewski

Joseph Kelly Appointed VP, Director of Small Business Lending for CBT Bank

Joseph P. Kelly Jr. has been appointed vice president, director of small business lending. Kelly started his banking career in 2009 and joined CBT Bank in 2014 as a business banking officer.

In his new role, Kelly will develop and manage the bank’s Small Business Lending program with an emphasis on serving the lending needs of small to medium businesses in all of the markets served by Riverview Bank.

In addition, Kelly serves on the Bank’s Officers Loan Committee and is actively involved in expanding the bank’s SBA lending program.

Chelsea LaRue-Mioduszewski Joins Sunshine State Economic Development as VP/BDO

Brooke Marks, President and CEO says, “Chelsea is a going to be a great addition to the SEDCO team. She is just what we were looking for in the Tampa Bay market. She has a lot of energy and a real drive for helping small businesses reach their goals. Growing up in Florida, particularly, Clearwater, Chelsea understands the west coast market trends and has a wealth of knowledge in the financial services industry. We are excited to welcome Chelsea and have her a part of our growing team.”

Chelsea is a Clearwater native and returned to the area after attending college at Florida State University where she obtained a B.S. degree in Social Sciences. She has over five years of business development experience in the financial industry, and over 11 of experience in various marketing and business development roles.

Chelsea is associated with numerous organizations including University Club of Tampa, Tampa Bay Seminole Club, Florida Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, Working Women of Tampa Bay and Commercial Finance Association. She also volunteers her time with the Junior League of Clearwater Dunedin supporting various charitable causes.

Chelsea currently resides in the Clearwater area with her husband, Jeff, and their 1 year old, Mason.

Armand A. Fernandez Promoted to VP, Senior Small Business Loan Officer

Armand A. Fernandez has been promoted to vice president, senior small business loan officer. Fernandez manages the credit union’s small business lending and is responsible for the credit union’s designation by the SBA as the Credit Union of the Year in Massachusetts for the past three years.

SomeCor Names Scott Klug SVP of Business Development

“SomerCor is excited to add Scott to our team. His experience in the commercial real estate industry provides a perfect complement to the SBA’s 504 loan program,” says President & Executive Director, Eric Spokas,

Prior to joining SomerCor, Scott has most recently held the position of Regional Vice President- Central & Western U.S/ Field Sales for REIS, Inc, where he established the top revenue producing region within the company. Scott also previously served as the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer for Rabine Group and spent nearly 15 years with CoStar Group as Regional Vice President of Sales – Central & Southwest U.S.

Upcoming SBA Lending Professional Industry Events

Mid-America Lenders Conference, April 15-17, Fort Worth
Almost Sold Out – Only 15 Seats Available

11th Annual SBA Export Lender’s Roundtable, April 18, Washington D.C.

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

SBA BDO Summit, May 21-23, Napa Valley
Limited Registration Opens Friday!

America West, June 20-22, Costa Mesa
Exhibitor booths are sold out – all other sponsor levels are still open.

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

Great Lakes Lenders Conference, Detroit, August 16-17

FLAGGL Small Business Lenders Conference, August 20-22, Orlando
Early bird ends April 13th

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

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