May 29, 2014
By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report
Edward Cadena Named Colorado SBA District Director
“We’re proud of SBA’s strong track record in partnering with Colorado small businesses, and Ed is exceptionally well prepared to build on that success,” says SBA Region VIII Administrator Matt Varilek.
“I look forward to strengthening an already healthy Colorado economy by getting more capital into the hands of small business owners and providing broader assistance for firms that want to do business with the federal government,” says Ed.
And I add, “Good for you Ed. Congratulations!”
Seacoast Commerce Bank Announces the Hiring of Craig Sherle, and the Opening of an SBA Loan Production Office in Boise, Idaho
“Craig is a great addition to our SBA Team. He is a very professional and experienced SBA Lender. Craig has advocated for small businesses throughout his career and has been an outstanding producer of SBA loans, specifically for the small business owners who want to buy, construct, refinance or expand their own facility. We are excited to be entering the Boise market,” says David H. Bartram, Executive Vice President/SBA Division Manager/Chief Operating Officer.
Craig has over 16 years of SBA lending experience. His last seven years have been in the greater Boise area. His market area will include Idaho and Eastern Washington.
John Brocato, President of Nations Loan Services, announces the closing of an $8,000,000 USDA B&I loan for Marriott. Nations Loan Services is the processor and servicer of the loan for for a community based bank in Louisiana.
Upcoming Small Business Lending Conferences
Great Lakes Lenders Conference, Detroit, July 31 – August 1
Florida Small Business Lenders Conference, Orlando, September 17-19
NAGGL 2014 Annual Meeting, Huntington Beach October 28-30
Coleman’s 7th Annual SBA Secondary Market Forum, Washington D.C. December 2
Coleman’s 15th Annual Rural Lender’s Roundtable, Washington D.C. December 3