November 13, 2014

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

KentMoonKent Moon Retires from Member Business Lending

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time and tenure working with the dedicated member service team at MBL,” says Kent. “I believe our hard work the past several years to attain our current leadership position as the go-to CUSO for credit unions will continue to pay off for years to come. MBL clients can rest assured their needs will continue to be addressed quickly and professionally by the staff here at MBL they have come to know and trust. I look forward to enjoying my retirement and know that the team at MBL will continue the good work we’ve started.”

Under Moon’s tenure since 2004, the West Jordan, Utah-based MBL generated more than 7,000 small business loans totaling $2 billion.

Before joining MBL, Kent was a Senior Vice President of Zion’s First National Bank where he designed and implemented virtually all aspects of the bank’s small business program. Prior to his time at Zion’s Bank, Kent served as District Director of SBA’s Utah District.

Kent is a nationally recognized authority in small business development and commercial lending. Mr. Moon has also written numerous articles and books on small business and American Capitalism.

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MichaelLevinsonMichael Levinson Named Vice President of Liberty Bank

Michael Levinson has been appointed vice president and portfolio manager in Liberty Bank’s Credit and Small Business Lending Center in Middleton, Connecticut.

Levinson joined Liberty in 2013 with over six years of overall lending experience, most recently serving as assistant vice president and portfolio manager at the Bank of Southern Connecticut.

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Upcoming Small Business Lending Conferences

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
National Alliance of Commercial Loan Brokers Annual Commercial Loan Broker Conference, March 8-10, Las Vegas