Coleman Thursday’s Movers and Shakers


By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

March 13, 2014

DarylSchusterSBA Advocate and Lender Deryl Schuster Named Kansas Acting Bank Commissioner

Longtime SBA advocate, lender, industry leader and friend, Deryl Shuster has been named Acting Bank Commissioner of Kansas.

Says Kansas Governor Brownback, “Deryl has a tremendous amount of experience in banking and lending .His knowledge will serve him well in his new role as Acting Bank Commissioner,

Deryl was recently President and CEO of Midwest Community Bank.

Business Finance Group and Local Initiatives Support Corp. Named Community Advantage Lenders.

“This is enormous opportunity to those firms that have little access or now access to capital or credit to fulfill their dreams,” says Acting Richmond District Office Director Jacqueline West. “It is also an opportunity for firms to create jobs using this program.

Local Initiatives Support Corp. and Business Finance Group Inc. are the two lenders named as SBA Community Advantage Lenders.

LISC is targeting the Richmond and Petersburg areas while Business Finance Group covers all of Virginia.

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Upcoming Small Business Lending Conferences

Franchise Times Franchise Finance & Growth Conference, Las Vegas, March 26-27
NADCO 2014 Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, April 30 – May 3
NAGGL 2014 SBA Lending Technical Conference, Bonita Springs, May 6-8
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