June 23, 2016
By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman’s Movers and Shakers
Coleman’s Movers & Shakers — David Nayor Joins 44 Capital
David Nayor Named First Vice President of 44 Business Capital
“As a division of Berkshire Bank, 44 Business Capital will continue to leverage our staff’s national experience to build out an exceptional SBA lending platform that will serve the SBA’s mission on a larger scale,” says Greg Poehlmann, Senior Vice President of Business Banking.
“To that end, we are extremely excited to have David Nayor join our experienced sales team. David has SBA lending experience on both a regional and national level. We will look for David to establish our brand in Westchester County, NY and the surrounding regions but hope to leverage his national and franchise lending experience in the future to continue scaling our business.”
David has most recently served as Chief Financial Officer for Live Media Group Holdings, LLC, New York, NY. Nayor formerly served as co-president and chief operating officer of BoeFly, LLC, New York, NY creating, launching and operating the online marketplace platform for the origination of small business and commercial loans.
44 Business Capital’s New Vice President and SBA Loan Closing Manager is Dana Neas
“After expanding our SBA lending operation both regionally and nationally, we determined it was time to add quality operational support in our Blue Bell headquarters,” says Greg Poehlmann.
“Dana Neas brings a wealth of knowledge to 44 and has performed every task imaginable in the financial lending process. The principals of 44 continue to get the right people on board and Dana is no exception. We are confident that with her banking industry knowledge and experience, Dana will be a big contributor to 44 Business Capital’s continued success.”
Dana most recently served as Commercial Lending Liaison for Conestoga Bank in Philadelphia, PA, recognized with the Senior Leadership Team Award for outstanding performance in 2014 and 2015.
Plaza Bank Appoints Rob Pedersen Vice President, SBA and CRE Lending
“Rob is a great addition to Plaza Bank,” says Gene Galloway, President and CEO of Plaza Bank.
“With his expertise in SBA and commercial real estate lending, along with his proven relationship-building skills, he will be instrumental in helping us further expand our business, particularly in the rapidly growing San Diego market.”
Rob adds, “I am excited to join Plaza Bank and work with such a strong, talented team of banking professionals. Plaza Bank has a great reputation for meeting the lending needs of small businesses. I look forward to becoming a premier, trusted advisor for our clients throughout the community, providing creative, ‘out of the box’ financing to meet their growth and capital needs.”
Prior to joining Plaza Bank, Rob worked at City National Bank in San Diego, where he served as SBA Loan Specialist for three years before becoming Vice President and Branch Manager. Before that, he held various sales, business development, and management positions with 1st Pacific Bank of California, First National Bank/Pacific Western Bank, and First Union Small Business (formerly The Money Store).