Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

October 15, 2015

Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

Hanmi Bank Hires Steven Chaker as SVP and Regional SBA Sales Manager

“I am excited to Join Hanmi Bank and be a part of Hanmi’s overall growth. The SBA team is seasonal SBA bankers who are highly motivated to help the small business community. The expanded market beyond California is an added value that made Hanmi Bank my choice, since I started my SBA carrier in the East Coast”

“Steve is a great addition to our SBA Team and will enhance our presence and the success we have had in California and beyond. Steve has 25+ years in SBA lending with tremendous knowledge of the SBA Program. He has advocated for small businesses throughout his career and has been an outstanding producer of SBA loans, specifically for small business owners who want to buy, construct, refinance or expand their own facility,” says Anna Chung, Executive Vice President and Chief SBA Lending Officer.

Maryanne Harris Promoted to SBA BDO at Exchange Bank

Maryanne joined the bank in 2011 as an SBA sales associate. Previously, she worked at Sonoma National Bank for 15 years, most recently as branch manager and construction real estate loan officer.

Workers’ Credit Union gets SBA Preferred Lender status

Says Bob Gallo, Vice President Commercial Lending, “”Having this designation streamlines the approval process for small businesses interested in borrowing money for short-term loans for working capital or the purchase of inventory, supplies, furniture, fixtures, machinery or equipment.”

The State Bank is granted Preferred Lender Status

“The Bank is pleased and honored to be named an SBA Preferred Lender,” says Ron Justice, The State Bank President and CEO. “Earning this designation reflects our dedication to helping our vibrant small business community grow and creates jobs through our participation in SBA’s lending programs.”