Coleman’s Movers and Shakers — Crestmark Promotes Chris Soupal to National Sales Director’s Post, SBA Division

July 14, 2016

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

Crestmark Promotes Chris Soupal to National Sales Director’s Post, SBA Division
“I am pleased to announce the promotion of Christopher Soupal to senior vice president of our SBA Division. Since joining Crestmark, Chris quickly earned the respect of peers, management, and industry contacts for his hard work and tireless ability to create relationships. He assisted in the creation of the vision and mission of the SBA Division, and guided the outreach initiatives that are successfully building our brand and market presence. Just as important, Crestmark is benefitting from his leadership in building a vibrant work culture, and developing a strong client-focused team that produces results. We look forward to his continued leadership at Crestmark in the growth of the business,” says Steve Gross, executive vice president and SBA division head, Crestmark Bank.
Breakout Capital Appoints Darwin W. Olympia As New Chief Financial Officer
“We are thrilled to welcome Darwin as an integral member of our executive team,” says Breakout Capital Founder & CEO Carl Fairbank. “Darwin’s leadership, high ethical standards, and proven ability to drive franchise value will not only augment our financial controls but also enhance our ability to offer the best products possible to small businesses in need of affordable, transparent working capital solutions.”
Briana Tursick joins U.S. Bank’s SBA Division in Denver
“We are fortunate to have someone of Briana’s extensive and diverse background in the Colorado market,” says Cynthia Mazzetta, senior vice president and central regional manager for U.S. Bank’s SBA Division. “Briana brings to U.S. Bank a strong presence, having worked in the Colorado market for many years. We are very excited to have her join the SBA team.”
Horizon Community Bank Appoints Jim Nelson Senior Commercial Lending Manager in Mesa
“I’m particularly excited that Horizon Community Bank is locally owned and operated. By helping it grow deposits and borrowers, I’m helping the very community that I live in because the dollars remain in our neighborhood. I’m a huge believer in local first,” says Mr. Nelson. “It’s also a bank with a robust line of products ranging from construction and SBA (Small Business Administration) loans through permanent loans, working capital loans, business lines-of-credit and more. My background completely fits their business banking focus and I’m very pleased to join the team.”