Coleman Thursday’s Movers and Shakers

September 11, 2014

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

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Larry Schwenn Named Vice President of Bank of Sun Prairie

“Larry brings unmatched experience in real estate and business loans to Bank of Sun Prairie. He has extensive knowledge of Small Business Administration programs, which will serve our growing communities well,” says President, Alice Hensen.

“I am proud to say I have joined a strong community bank. I am very familiar with the communities the bank serves and I look forward to building long-lasting relationships with business owners by helping them achieve both their business and personal goals,” Larry says.

kimberlybyrdKimberly Bird New U.S. Bank BDO in Fresno Area

“We are fortunate to have someone of Kimberly’s extensive background in the Central California market,” says Nancy Watt, senior vice president and northwest regional manager for U.S. Bank’s SBA Division. “Kimberly brings to U.S. Bank a strong market presence and lending experience, having worked in the Fresno and Central Valley market since 1998.”

Kimberly has more than 16 years of banking experience, and in that time has funded in excess of $100 million in credit facilities in the Central Valley. Bird achieved the title of Top Performer and Presidents Club, as well as receiving the Lifetime Achievement award with her previous banks.

James Swanson named vice president, loan officer at Harbor Community Bank

James has 30 years of experience in commercial and small business lending in Northeast Florida. He will be based at Harbor’s South St. Augustine branch on U.S. 1 South.

He has served for more than a decade on both the St. Johns County Housing Finance Authority board and the St. Augustine Employee Pension Fund board.

Upcoming Small Business Lending Conferences

SBA International Trade West Coast Roundtable, September 17, Los Angeles
Florida Small Business Lenders Conference, September 17-19,  Orlando
Innovative Finance Delivery for Small Business, September 23-24, Las Vegas
Boefly Franchise Lending Spotlight Conference, October 1, Philadelphia
NAGGL 2014 Annual Meeting, October 28-30, Huntington Beach
2014 Upstate NY SBA Lender Conference, November 5, Rochester

American Banker/RMA Small Business Banking Conference, November 19-21, Miami
Coleman’s 7th Annual SBA Secondary Market Forum, December 2, Washington D.C.
Coleman’s 15th Annual Rural Lender’s Roundtable, December 3, Washington D.C.
2015 Southeastern Small Business Lenders Conference, February 23-25, Location TBA