June 3, 2015
By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman’s Movers & Shakers
1st Capital Bank Announces Rob Skeen Appointed Vice President, Government Guaranteed Lending Manager
Jon Ditlevsen, the Monterey-based Bank’s Chief Lending Officer, says, “We are very pleased to have Rob join our team as the Manager of our Government Guaranteed Lending Department. He is an experienced banker with extensive skills in commercial credit underwriting and analysis. His commitment to providing outstanding client service and developing long-term business relationships is an asset to our local communities.”
Mr. Skeen has over two decades of commercial banking experience. During his career, he has assisted many business owners and non-profit organizations in achieving their financial objectives. His most recent prior banking position was Vice President, Senior Business Relationship Manager, with Wells Fargo Bank. In that position, Mr. Skeen served the Central Coast Region of California.
Cindy Gracon Promoted to Bank Officer at Evans
Cindy Gracon serves as Commercial Loan Support Administrator and SBA Specialist in the commercial loan division at New York-based Evans Bank. She is responsible for providing customer service support for small businesses and internal process training; she is also the Evans liaison with the local SBA Office.
Mark Decius has joined Union Bank as a business development officer for the Business Banking group’s Small Business Administration (SBA) lending team responsible for the Central Valley and the Francisco Bay Area.
Mr. Decius has nearly 30 years of financial industry experience and more than 17 years of SBA lending experience.
Prior to joining Union Bank, he specialized in SBA lending with regional and national lenders including UPS Capital, Greater Bay Bank, CIT and Commercial Bank of San Francisco.