Coleman’s Thursday Movers and Shakers


December 26, 2013

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

CELTIC BANK LAROZAIrwin Laroza Named as Celtic Bank VP of SBA Business Development

“We are excited to bring Irwin on board as our loan volumes continue to grow,” says Senior VP Tom Green “Irwin’s reputation as a trusted and experienced business banking professional aligns well with Celtic Bank’s philosophy of delivering high quality service to our small business clients.”

Irwin brings more than 10 years of business banking experience in the commercial sector. Laroza began his career at Zions First National Bank as a Commercial Loan Officer where he funded over $30M, primarily in SBA 504 loans, during his first year. More recently, Laroza managed a portfolio of business clients and delivered customized business banking solutions for some of the nation’s top commercial banks. Laroza attended the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and graduated with a BS in Finance. Laroza will be based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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BoeflyFranchiseLogoBoefly Announces Franchise Lending Spotlight Conference in Houston, Februay 5

The concept is simple. Pack a room full of lenders and have franchisors pitch their brands. It’s an excellent way to get to learn more about systems you may wish to finance.

The Houston event features presentations from Del Taco, InterContinental Hotel Gorup, Martinizing Dry Cleaning, Checkers, Planet Fitness, Burger 21, Capitan D’s, Bojangles and Hurricane Grill & Wings.

If you are in the area you should plan on attending. Mention “Coleman” and they’ll get you the $99 rate.

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GabeBeukingaGabe Beukinga of SomerCor 504 Gets SBA 504 Loan Article Published

Congratulations to Gabe Beukinga for getting an article published on the benefits of SBA REAL loans for manufacturing businesses on

“For years, small businesses looking to grow and expand their operations have found a powerful and supportive ally in the Small Business Administration (SBA). Its SBA 504 loan program is designed to meet the needs of small businesses by providing access to attractively priced financing options not available through conventional sources.”

Read his article here.