June 1, 2017
By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman’s Movers & Shakers
Coleman’s Movers & Shakers — America East Agenda Set, Boston August 2-4
Brad Heritage Named Sr. VP, Business Development of Northeast Bank’s SBA Lending Division
“We are excited to have Brad join Northeast Bank. With his extensive experience in small business lending and leveraging technology to facilitate borrower acquisition, Brad will be a valuable addition to our SBA Lending Division,” says Richard Wayne, President and CEO of the Maine-based band.
He comes to Northeast Bank with over ten years of experience in the financial services sector, with a focus on nationwide lending to small businesses and utilizing online lending platforms to improve the borrower experience.
Brad joins the Bank from Funding Circle USA, located in San Francisco, where he served as the Director of Borrower Sales and Sales Productivity. Brad received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, where he was the Captain of the Men’s Lacrosse Team and President of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity. He currently serves on the Alumni Advisory Board of both the Men’s Lacrosse Program and the Alumni Corporation Board of Theta Delta Chi.
ReadyCap Lending Hires new BDO: Denise Clemence
“Denise is very well known and established in the industry and is one of those types of lenders that takes pride in personally managing every aspect of the loans that she closes,” says Mark Gibson, National Sales Manager. “We are very proud and excited to add Denise to our team as we continue to grow our business into a top national SBA resource.”
Denise Clemence joins ReadyCap Lending with more than 13 years of experience in dedicated SBA lending. Throughout Denise’s career she has been recognized as an influential member of the community through her continued involvement in CREW Tampa Bay, Small Business Resource Network, Leadership Tampa Bay and many more, as well as serves on the Governor’s Florida Emergency Bridge Loan Review Committee.
Roger Schlueter Joins Bank Star as Loan Officer
“Roger brings substantial experience in small business lending,” says bank President Al Baldwin of the Missouri-based bank.
“He is considered an expert in originating and approving SBA loans in his position with the Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County.”
Roger has an undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. He also earned a master’s degree in business administration at Lindenwood University.
Nominations Open for Coleman’s 2017 SBA Lending Awards
Nominations are open for outstanding and innovative SBA lending professionals in the following three categories.
- 2017 Top-25 SBA Lending Professionals
- 2017 Top-10 Women of SBA Lending
- 2017 Top-10 Young Professionals of SBA Lending
Awards are open to all SBA lending professionals. Winners could come from a broad spectrum of organizations — lenders, CDCs, secondary markets, organizations such as SCORE and SBDCs, small business advocacy and trade groups, support vendors, thought leaders and academia, and government, SBA employees
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