February 23, 2017
By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Movers and Shakers
Coleman Movers & Shakers — Texas Capital Bank Creates SBA Lending Group
TEXAS CAPITAL BANK CREATES SBA LENDING GROUP
“Our mission is to meet the needs of our clients and SBA lending helps us deliver,” says Keith Cargill, president and CEO of Texas Capital Bank. “It is yet another example of how Texas Capital Bank responds to business owners and entrepreneurs in Texas and across the U.S., helping them create jobs and build their businesses.”
Texas Capital Bank expanded its SBA offering by hiring veteran banker John Gannon to assemble a team of SBA lending experts to serve clients throughout Texas. Under John’s leadership, the team consists of Business Development Officers Robyn Drago, Connie Ramos, J.P. Prinz and Joe Weiner, in addition to Closing Manager Debra Cheek and Servicing Manager Katia Jahnke. The group also partners closely with dedicated Credit Officer Clyde Thompson and his team.
Phillips Hicks joins U.S. Bank Small Business team in Phoenix
“We are fortunate to have someone of Phillip’s extensive and diverse background in the Arizona market,” says Cynthia Mazzetta, senior vice president and central regional manager for U.S. Bank’s SBA Division. “Phillip brings to U.S. Bank a strong presence, having worked in the Arizona market for many years and is actively involved in community development. We are very excited to have him join the SBA team.”
Hicks will provide SBA loans to a wide variety of small businesses throughout Arizona. Phillip has more than 15 years of combined experience in business development and small business financing. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from University of Santa Clara University, associates of arts degree in liberal arts from Ventura College, studied accounting at Glendale Community College, and attended the commercial college of credit through Wells Fargo Bank.
Hicks serves as ambassador for the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce and is actively involved in the Northern Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Commercial Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors, Arizona Business Broker’s Association, Arizona Small Business Association, and several other local chambers of commerce. He also participated in the Teach Children to Save Program and served as a former finance committee chair for St. Mary’s Catholic High School.
Through the SBA Division, U.S. Bank operates 36 specially designated SBA business centers across the United States, and operates as an SBA Preferred Lender in Arizona and nationwide.
CBC National Bank EVP Durand Childers Named to Nassau County Econ Dev Board
“Durand Childers has been a senior executive with CBC for 15 years and will make an excellent director on the Nassau County Economic Development Board,” says Charles Wagner, president of Florida-based CBC National Bank. “He is a long-time resident of Nassau County and represents CBC in being totally invested in the long-term economic health of our home county. We appreciate the chance as an organization to give back and help guide the vitally important future development of Nassau County.”
The NCEDB serves as the unified voice and single point-of-contact representing Nassau County as a desirable place to relocate a business or to grow and expand an existing business. The board helps to create, grow and attract business investment to Nassau County and offer high-wage jobs to its residents and future workforce.