Coleman’s Thursday Movers and Shakers

June 19, 2014

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

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To learn more about Lendio Pipeline watch Bob Coleman’s interview with Lendio’s Burke Alder, Vice President of Product Solutions.

JeffJoynerJeff Joyner Joins American Business Lending in Chicago

“We are excited to bring Jeff on board,” says ABL’s chief executive officer, Charlie Bell. “He is enthusiastic about the SBA program, has seen its benefits for previous clients and is ready to join with an established non-bank lender that is growth oriented.”

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Brian Veith Named Senior VP at Mt. Washington Savings Bank

Brian specializes in finding lending solutions for business clients of The Bank, to include real estate term loans, equipment finance loans, general working capital lines of credit, construction loans and SBA loans. In addition to lending solutions, He is also responsible for the depository and treasury management solutions for The Bank’s commercial clients.

Congratulations to Three, New PLP Lenders

acciontexasAccion Texas, San Antonio, Texas

“We’re excited that we can help small business owners achieve their dreams through the SBA 7a Community Advantage loan program,” says Dan Lawless, chief lending officer at Accion Texas. “Our goal this year is to double our approvals for the 7a program to $2.2 million. Being given delegated authority will help us achieve this goal.”

pinnaclePinnacle Bank, Nashville, Texas

“Lending is still coming back, it’s not back to where it was. It’s still a weak loan market,” the bank’s business banking leader Chip Higgins says. “I think expanding the window of opportunity for lending, anything we can do to increase the demand by providing additional lending opportunities” is worth tapping into, he added.

bristolcountysavingsbankBristol County Savings Bank, Taunton, Massachusetts

“We are delighted to name Bristol County Savings Bank as our newest SBA Preferred Lender,” says Robert H. Nelson, Massachusetts district director of the U.S. SBA. “Congratulations to the entire small business team at Bristol County Savings Bank for achieving this status.”

“Bristol County Savings Bank is thrilled that the SBA recognizes our successful track record of lending to small business and has awarded the bank SBA Preferred Lending status…The enhancement of an SBA guarantee, combined with the ability to provide rapid loan decisions, will allow many area businesses the access to funds not previously available,” says Leonard Sullivan, first executive vice president and senior loan officer.

Upcoming Small Business Lending Conferences

Great Lakes Lenders Conference, Detroit, July 31 – August 1 
Florida Small Business Lenders Conference, Orlando, September 17-19
Innovative Finance Delivery for Small Business September 23-24 in Las Vegas.

NAGGL 2014 Annual Meeting, Huntington Beach October 28-30
Coleman’s 7th Annual SBA Secondary Market Forum, Washington D.C. December 2
Coleman’s 15th Annual Rural Lender’s Roundtable, Washington D.C. December 3