January 5, 2017

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Movers and Shakers

Coleman Movers & Shakers — Main Street Bank and Acclivity Financial Name New SBA Lending Professionals

Acclivity Financial names Billy Bowers as Senior Credit Officer

“Billy’s vast experience at every stage of the commercial lending process makes him an ideal addition to Acclivity Financial,” says Danny Preston, Chief Executive Officer of the Atlanta-based lender. “He is an expert in SBA lending, and we’re excited to add his leadership to our team.”

“Acclivity Financial is an organization on the rise,” says Bowers. “I have worked with their leadership in the past, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to once again work with such an amazing team.”

Prior to joining Acclivity Financial, Bowers served as SVP, Senior Credit Officer at BankUnited and SVP, Director of Government Guaranteed Lending at FSG Bank.

Bowers received his BBA in Finance from East Tennessee State University. He is active in community activities and serves on the board of directors for Team Britton, Inc.

Beth Ann Arroyo Named Vice President of SBA Lending for Main Street Bank

Beth Ann Arroyo will be responsible for Michigan-based Main Street bank’s SBA loan portfolio in addition to overseeing further development of the SBA lending team.

Beth possesses a bachelor degree in public affairs with a minor in finance from Wayne State University, and a master of science in management from Walsh College.

She is active with the Detroit Jazz Festival, Belle Isle Conservancy, Detroit Institute of Arts and Gleaners Community Food Bank.