November 30, 2017
Coleman Movers & Shakers — Tim Sadler Named EVP of First National Bank of Coweta
Tim Sadler Named EVP of First National Bank of Coweta
“Tim embodies all of the attributes of a true community banker. He believes in the community and knows the role a hometown bank plays in helping the community thrive,” says Mike Lyles, President of the Oklahoma-based bank. “I don’t know anybody who has a broader range of lending experience or more expertise in working with the Small Business Administration helping commercial customers make the most of that agency’s myriad of programs. But at the same time, he loves living in and being part of a small town. I believe he is a perfect fit for this community today and tomorrow.”
A native of Sebring, Fla., Sadler received a degree from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Mo., and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He comes to Coweta from Kansas where he served as Senior Lender for the First National Bank of Liberal, Kan. Additionally, he was involved in leadership programs and various local civic organizations such as the Kiwanis Club, Chamber of Commerce, and United Way.
Live Oak Bank Adds Jackie Robinson-Burnette as Industry Expert for the Government Contracting Segment
“With over a decade of experience in government contracting, Jackie has a long history of helping leaders in the government contract space find solutions to grow and expand their businesses,” says Patrick Kelley, general manager of government contracting at Live Oak Bank. “Her perspective and expertise in this industry will be a valuable asset to our team and our customers.”
In this role, Robinson-Burnette will work with government contractors to help them start or grow their businesses through financing. By applying her extensive experience and expertise in federal small business contracting and business development, Robinson-Burnette will work alongside the lending team to best serve government contractors looking to start or grow their businesses with financing.
Robinson-Burnette joins Live Oak Bank after holding the position as SES Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Government Contracting & Business Development, Small Business Administration where she led a team of five senior executives and more than 190 small business professionals across the nation. Robinson-Burnette has spent her career in federal small business contracting, including overseeing the government’s $90 billion-plus prime contract awards to small businesses each fiscal year.
Pam Scott Named Senior Vice President of Lender Relations of Radar Lender Services
Ray Chiamulera, President and Founder of Radar says, “The addition of Pam to our team could not come at a better time. We’ve seen exponential growth in 2017 and her years of experience will only make us stronger.”
Pam brings to the team 29+ years of experience with SBA Lending and Operations Management. Pam’s prior experience with such lenders as CIT Small Business Lending Corp. and Evolve Bank and in positions like VP of SBA Operations and EVP SBA Program Manager strengthens Radar’s foundation.
Benjamin Alexander Joins NYBDC as Commercial Loan Officer
“I’m very excited to be joining a mission-based lending group and look forward to helping entrepreneurs across New York State. I truly believe one of the best ways to facilitate positive change in a community is through the growth of small businesses and job creation. I’m looking forward to playing a small role in NYBDC’s mission to help New York entrepreneurs achieve their version of the American dream,” say Benjamin.
Upcoming SBA Lending Professional Industry Events
10th Annual 2017 SBA Secondary Market Summit, December 4-5, Washington DC
USDA Rural Development Lenders Meeting, December 7, Washington, DC
Southeastern Small Business Lenders Conference, March 7-9, Asheville
Mid-America Lender’s Conference, April 15-17, Fort Worth
America West, June 20-22, Costa Mesa
America East, August 1-3, National Harbor, MD