January 13, 2020

By Caity Witucki
Contributing Editor, Coleman’s 2019 SBA Lender Awards

Coleman’s 2019 SBA Lender Awards — SBA Woman Lender of the Year

Congratulations to Coleman’s 2019 SBA Woman Lender of the Year Merri Adams.

Merri Adams, CDC Small Business Finance

As VP, Senior Commercial Lender at CDC Small Business Finance, Adams is an expert in SBA 504 loans and goes above and beyond to serve the Greater San Diego area. Along with her team, she has helped put more than $2 billion into the hands of local business owners, financed over 10 million square feet of real estate and supported creation and retention of more than 18,000 jobs.

Adams is a member of NAIOP and a DRE licensed commercial lending professional. She has a Batchelor of Arts in Finance from George Washington University and MBA from USC.

Her previous employment includes several large banking firms with experience ranging from equipment leasing and business lines of credit to commercial real estate and income property lending.