Coleman’s Movers & Shakers

June 24, 2015

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman’s Movers & Shakers

Paragon Appoints Kerri Morrin Chief Operating Officer of Small Business Capital Group

“Kerri’s leadership and extensive background in SBA operations make her a valuable asset to the team,” says Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer at Paragon Bank. “In addition to her experience, Kerri demonstrates endless dedication to her clients, the Paragon team and the community in which she serves.”

As Chief Operating Officer of the Small Business Capital Group, Morrin is responsible for all program planning, organizing, operating and staffing. She also works to ensure activities operate consistently and ethically within the Small Business Administration (SBA) Standard Operating Procedures.

Guaranty Bank Hires Tennison Brothers

“Having [Jeremy] as a commercial lender at our office will be a great resource for our business customers in the Ozark community,” says Susan Johanson, retail banking officer.

“Scott’s significant experience with the SBA coupled with his knowledge of small business lending and deposit solutions will allow Guaranty Bank to serve even more new-to-business and expanding businesses throughout southwest Missouri,” says Michael Mattson, executive vice president and chief lending officer.

Scott Tennison also comes from Liberty Bank and has more than 13 years of banking experience. He has held a variety of banking positions, starting as a teller and moving into the commercial lending area as a credit analyst and, his most recent position, senior SBA lender.

ReadyCap Lending, LLC, Appoints John Moshier as President

“We are excited to welcome John to his new post, and confident that his exemplary record in leadership, risk management and national SBA lending make him the ideal president to lead ReadyCap Lending now and into the future,” says Jim Going, CEO of ReadyCap Commercial, LLC.

Moshier comes to ReadyCap Lending with nearly 20 years of professional experience in the lending industry, the past 15 of which have been focused on small business relationships and management of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs.

ReadyCap Lending Hires Ben Deal in Texas Market

Ben Deal has over 21 years of comprehensive lending experience, extensively in the SBA real estate finance arena.

Santa Cruz County Bank Hires Chief Credit Officer George Harrison

Commenting on his new appointment, Mr. Harrison states, “Santa Cruz County Bank is well known in the industry as a well-managed bank with exceptional financial ratings. I am extremely honored to become part of the bank’s experienced management team and I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and future successes.”

Mr. Harrison has an extensive education and professional background in finance, lending, credit administration and credit review, and has held the title of Chief Credit Officer and Senior Loan Officer for four independent community banks in Northern California.