Coleman’s Movers and Shakers — Paul Pickhardt Joins Greer State Bank as SBA Lending Manager

August 25, 2016

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman’s Movers and Shakers

Paul Pickhardt Joins Greer State Bank as SBA Lending Manager paulrickhardt

“(Paul’s) experience and knowledge of SBA products, as well as his reputation in the market, will be very beneficial as we introduce SBA lending at Greer State Bank,” says Jim Boyd, SVP. Pickhardt has been ranked the top SBA 7a loan producer for South Carolina.

cruzAnna Marie Cruz Joins CDC Small Business Finance

Anna Marie Cruz will encourage small business owners to take advantage of SBA Community Advantage financing (up to $250,000) and SBA microloans (up to $50,000) to help them expand, grow and create jobs.

CareyHofferberCarey Hofferber Joins Northeast Bank Small Business Lending Team

“We are pleased Carey has joined our SBA team in order to provide financing to small businesses throughout Texas,” says Rick Wayne, President and CEO. “Carey’s experience in developing effective SBA lending solutions will be instrumental in helping the bank support the needs of current and prospective small business customers in the years ahead.”

windsoradvantageWindsor Advantage SBA Loan Servicing Portfolio Surpasses $750 million

“Windsor has shown the ability to scale with its clients, successfully managing a 30% increase in closings over the same period last year,” said Shawn Andrews, Managing Director for Windsor. “With three bank clients in the top 100 nationally, we’ve also proven we’re able to assist any size lender to become an industry leader.”

brookemarksBrooke Marks Joins Sunshine State Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) as VP/BDO

Brooke will be charged with partnering with financial institutions, business owners, and other professionals in the commercial real estate field to strengthen economic development in the Tampa Bay area. Her primary focus will be SBA 504 lending.

peapack-gladstonePeapack-Gladstone Bank Designated a Small Business Administration Preferred Lender

Andrew Glatz, Senior Managing Director and Head of SBA at Peapack-Gladstone Bank, is responsible for furthering the growth of the bank’s SBA business with a focus on providing new and existing clients exceptional, personalized service. “We are thrilled to be awarded the SBA’s Preferred Lender designation. It is validation of our lending performance, commitment and dedication to helping the small business community to continue to grow and prosper,” says Glatz.

Small Business Lending Conference Calendar


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 SBA Secondary Market Summit, December 6, Washington D.C.

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