Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

August 18, 2016

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

MoodysBox081816Moody’s Analytics Webinar: The Future of Small Business Lending

Strong demand for small business credit is expected to continue unabated, and banks have the advantage of being the primary and most trusted sources of information for small business borrowers – 73% of applicants asked their bankers for financing advice, according to research from the Fed. Bank lenders have an opportunity to solidify their position as trusted advisors to their business customers and prospects by providing a better experience while leveraging their strengths in credit management, loan processing, and customer service.

Join a Free Webinar on Thursday, August 25th at 11:00AM ET

bethsolomonFormer NADCO Chair Beth Solomon Leaves U.S. Bank for Hillary Clinton Campaign

Beth Solomon left U.S. Bank, where she was vice president of government practice, global corporate trust services, to join the Hillary Clinton campaign as an organizer in Greensboro/High Point with the North Carolina Democratic Coordinated Campaign. She previously worked for the International Franchise Association and the National Restaurant Association.

philmulderPlaza Bank Hires Mulder as BDO, SBA and Commercial Lending

“We are thrilled to have Phil join the Plaza Bank family,” says Gene Galloway, President and CEO of Plaza Bank. “His hiring further underscores our focus on adding specific talent and expertise to serve the needs of our clients. We see significant growth potential with SBA CDC/504 lending, and we look forward to Phil’s leadership and execution in helping to grow this business at Plaza Bank.”

lorimccauslandJ.R. Bruno & Associates Promotes Lori McCausland

“I love training and guiding our clients in the world of SBA lending, with the ability to customize the services we provide based on our clients’ needs. Along with that comes the joy I have in building relationships and helping make a real difference in the success of our clients’ SBA programs. And I love working for a company with core values that align with mine: pride in our work, a ‘do it the right way the first time around’ mentality, and having a team that truly respects one another and promotes each of the strengths we bring to the team,” says Lori McCausland.

markmccoyMark McCoy Promoted to SVP, Market and Business Banking Manager at Lakeland Bank

McCoy joined the bank in 2010 as vice president, business development officer in Montville. In 2011, he became vice president, small business loans for the Small Business Lending division based in Oak Ridge.

Small Business Lending Conference Calendar

America East, August 24-26, Philadelphia

America’s SBDC, September 19-22, Orlando

FLAGGL 2016, September 21-23, Orlando

National Alliance of Commercial Loan Brokers 2nd Annual Conference, October 4-6, Las Vegas

LEND360, October 5-7, Chicago

NAGGL Annual Meeting, October 31-November 2, Scottsdale

NADCO Annual Meeting, November 7-10, San Francisco

Ninth Annual Secondary Market Summit, December 5-6, Washington D.C.

The SBIC Summit: Increased Profit, Improved Regulatory Compliance, December 7, Washington D.C.