Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

February 4, 2016

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

BetsyMarkeySBA Annouces Betsy Markey as Region VIII Administrator

The U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday announced that Betsy Markey, a Colorado congresswoman from 2009 to 2011, will become the regional administrator for Colorado and neighboring states. She succeeds Matt Varilek of South Dakota. Varilek was a former aide to U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-South Dakota, and former Sen. Tom Daschle.

alliancebankAlliance Bank Promotes Jonathan M. Chaffee to Vice President, SBA Lending Manager

Jonathan Chaffee, vice president, SBA lending officer, has worked at Alliance Bank for the past 5 years. In his current position, Jon oversees and manages the bank’s SBA lending programs. He is responsible for managing new and existing client relationships with small businesses located in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area.

jerrytarnopolIntegrity Bank Promotes Jerry Tarnopol to Executive Vice President and Director of SBA Lending

Jerry is an accomplished professional with more than 25 years of senior-level experience in SBA lending, business development, organizational restructuring and a host of other areas critical to the success of financial business acquisitions.

pacificmercantilebankPacific Mercantile Bank Joins California State Small Business Loan Guarantee Program (“SBLGP”)

“We are very pleased to expand the resources we have available to support small business owners,” said Kittridge Chamberlain, EVP and Head of Relationship Banking for Pacific Mercantile Bank. “It is extremely rewarding to see a small business flourish after getting the capital it needs to pursue its growth opportunities. We look forward to helping more small business owners thrive and grow their companies in the years ahead.”

univestbankUnivest Bank Forms new Small Business Lending Team, Hires Half Dozen

“We believe there is a need for banks to do more to help small businesses and as big banks take the place of many long-time community banks in our local market, small businesses are likely to face funding challenges,” spokeswoman Kim Detwiler said.

tompettytdbankTom Pretty Joins TD Bank as Regional Sales Manager in SBA Lending for Northeast Region

Based in Wilton, Conn., Pretty will lead a team of Business Development Officer’s responsible for expanding TD Bank’s SBA loan production, including 7(a) and 504 loans to businesses seeking to purchase commercial or industrial real estate, Business Acquisitions, Machinery & Equipment and growth capital, serving commercial clients in Connecticut and across New England and New York.

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