November 9, 2017
By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Movers and Shakers
Coleman Movers & Shakers — Pat MacKrell Elected Chair of NADCO
“NADCO is lucky to have Pat MacKrell leading its board of directors. Having known Pat for a long time, I know how qualified he is to steer the 504 program and the CDC industry in the best direction over the next two years,” says Barbara A. Vohryzek, President and CEO of NADCO. “The 504 Company’s inspiring work with other economic development initiatives demonstrates Pat’s steadfast commitment to growing small businesses throughout their area of operation. We are confident his commitment to economic development and small businesses will help spur ever-more growth across the country now that he is Chairman of the national association.”
“I am grateful to the outgoing Chairwoman, Mary Mansfield, for her service and leadership over the past two years, and to the entire board for their tireless effort on behalf of CDCs across the country,” says Pat.
“I look forward to working with Barbara A. Vohryzek and the NADCO team on advancing initiatives that build our industry, support our important collaboration with SBA and advance regulatory and policy matters going forward.”
Pat brings more than 30 years of experience and leadership in commercial real estate lending to the NADCO board. Pat is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a graduate of York College, City University of New York and Albany Law School. In addition to serving on the NADCO board, he serves on The New York State Small Business Development Center Advisory Board and the New York State Economic Development Council Board.
Heidi Borneo named Virginia-based Senior Vice President, BDO for Harvest Small Business Finance
Heidi Borneo has spent ten years in the commercial lending and SBA financing industry. Her extensive experience in diverse market backgrounds and a broad understanding of small businesses allows her to arrange creative lending solutions and structures for her clients nationwide.
Heidi is a Marine Corps spouse and understands the unique challenges faced by military families. She has worked diligently to empower veteran entrepreneurship. It is this commitment to helping others succeed that drives her to dedicate her spare time to sustained volunteerism.
CDC Small Business Finance Adds Zena Gardner and Hanna Hernandez as SoCal BDOs
Zena Gardner will help initiate and expedite the SBA-504 loan process for bankers and commercial real estate brokers in Los Angeles who advise small business entrepreneurs. She will utilize her experience in customer service, education and small business ownership to enhance the loan experience for small business owners looking to grow their companies and create jobs.
“Zena is adept at building relationships and creating partnerships that will translate into new opportunities to help bankers and brokers provide capital to their small business clientele,” says Dean Aloe, senior loan officer for Team L.A. in CDC’s Pasadena-based office.
Hanna Hernandez will help initiate and expedite the SBA-504 loan process for bankers and commercial real estate brokers in Orange County. She will use her expertise in customer service to facilitate loan process efficiency for small business owners.
“Hannah is have a proven talent for building relationships and creating partnerships that will translate into new opportunities to help bankers and brokers provide capital to their small business clientele,” says Mark Hogan, commercial loan officer in CDC’s Irvine-based office.
In Memory of Charles Kraemer
From the North Texas Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
“Hello friends. It is with sadness that we have to pass along information on the death of a NTAGGL member. Charles Kraemer died after a battle against cancer.
“Charles most recently was an SBA BDO for TD Bank and prior to that worked for BBVA Compass, BOK Financial and JP Morgan Chase in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Charles had a degree in Finance from The University of Texas.”
Upcoming SBA Lending Professional Industry Events
USDA Rural Development Lenders Meeting, December 7, 2017 Washington, DC
Southeastern Small Business Lenders Conference, March 7-9, Asheville