Coleman Movers & Shakers – Tina Townsend, Josh Rawls, and Rick Sayward

May 26, 2022

Delaney Sexton
Contributing Editor

Coleman Movers & Shakers – Tina Townsend, Josh Rawls, and Rick Sayward

John Marshall Bank Hires Tina Townsend as a Business Development Officer

“Bringing Tina’s community-driven style of banking to the John Marshall Bank team will help support the vibrant DC market. Her experience serving in various leadership roles at local organizations, along with her expertise serving small businesses and nonprofits, will expand John Marshall Bank’s exposure to new business opportunities. The addition of Tina to the team, along with the recent hires of known market leaders such as Peter Nadanyi, Graziella Brenneman, and Alice Williams, underscores the Bank’s focus on attracting talent that supports its growth,” states Andrew Peden, EVP, Chief Lending Officer.

John Marshall Bank is proud to announce the hiring of Tina Townsend as a Business Development Officer in the Washington, DC, and Maryland region. A veteran banker, Tina has over 26 years of community banking experience. She most recently served as a Market Leader and Vice President at BB&T (now Truist) in Alexandria, Virginia, spending 11 years in the role. Prior to that, she served 3 years as a Regional Sales and Marketing Officer, and 4 years as a Financial Center Leader, all at BB&T.

Tina is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary’s University and received a BS in Business Administration. Prior to her education and subsequent, decorated, banking career, Tina served in the United States Army.

Josh Rawls Joins 44 Business Capital as First Vice President of SBA Lending

Josh joins 44 Business Capital with more than 20 years of banking experience, including the last seven as an SBA Lender with Regions Bank. Prior to that, he worked as an SBA underwriter, commercial underwriter, and as a branch manager. Josh enjoys working with small business owners to create practical solutions that fit their needs. Josh graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Banking and Finance. Josh and his wife Degee live in Hoover, Alabama with their son J.R. He is an avid sports and music fan and enjoys coaching J.R.’s baseball teams.

Rick Sayward Joins Dogwood State Bank Small Business Lending as Business Lending Specialist

“I’m thrilled to be able to work with Rick again,” says Chris Kwiatkowski, Dogwood’s President of Government Guaranteed Lending. “Rick is a great young talent with a strong background in small business going back to his family businesses. Rick’s credit background allows him to quickly assess projects and present solutions to common obstacles. It’s been nice to watch Rick grow in his knowledge and skillset over the years. Adding a talent like Rick truly enhances the strength of an already strong Dogwood State Bank Small Business Lending team. Welcome, Rick!”

Rick Sayward brings over 12 years of combined SBA experience to Dogwood State Bank Small Business Lending, with a unique background in both credit and sales. Rick specializes in business acquisitions, partnership buyouts, and commercial real estate lending. Early on in his career, Rick served as an AVP & Credit Analyst for New York Business Development Corporation, and then, as an SBA Underwriter for Yadkin Bank. From there, he served stints at U.S. Bank, United Community Bank, and Fund-Ex Solutions Group before joining the team at Dogwood State Bank Small Business Lending.