Coleman Thursday’s Mover and Shakers

April 24, 2014

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

 Anna Chung Joins Hanmi Bank as EVP and Director of SBA Lending

“We are delighted to have Anna join Hanmi to revitalize our SBA lending program. Her deep-rooted history in the SBA industry and extraordinary track-record of success will enable Hanmi to fulfill its goal to be one of the top SBA lenders.” says C. G. Kum, President and CEO.

Anna says, “I am delighted to become a part of Hanmi Bank, and look forward to continuing to work with small businesses in the communities we serve for their funding needs.”

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bridgebankDavid Jackson Named SVP and SBA Group Manager of Bridge Bank

“David has demonstrated the leadership and skills that will assist Bridge Bank in continuing to grow our SBA lending program. His experience in business lending and crafting solutions for small businesses will allow us to remain a leader in meeting the banking needs of our clients,” says EVP Ralph Barnett.

“I am thrilled to be part of the Bridge Bank team. My career has focused on providing excellent business banking solutions and I look forward to continuing that tradition by providing value added solutions for SBA prospects and customers,” says David.

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cencalCen Cal Business Finance Growth Names Frank Gallegos as Executive Director

“The Board of Directors is pleased to have Frank join Cen Cal in this leadership role and appreciates Robert Garcia’s contributions the past 26 years.” Says Tal Cloud, the Chairman. (The two men will work together on the transition prior to Garcia’s retirement on June 30th.)

Frank brings over 26 years in commercial banking experience in loan production management. He has worked in large and community bank environments, as well as for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). As a native of the Central Valley, Gallegos is passionate about helping local small businesses succeed using access to capital, particularly through SBA financing. Gallegos has actively served the community through Fresno State, Clovis Unified School District, local Little League Baseball and the City of Fresno economic development projects.

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Check out this short interview with Burke Alder, Lendio’s Product Solutions Marketing Manager.

Upcoming Small Business Lending Conferences

NADCO 2014 Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, April 30 – May 3
NAGGL 2014 SBA Lending Technical Conference, Bonita Springs, May 6-8
Federal Reserve Bank of New York — Filling the Gaps: Summit on Small Business Credit Innovations May 15, 2014
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