August 9, 2013

Friday’s Movers and Shakers


Lisa Gambrino

Kimberly Lahr

Kimberly Lahr

Lisa Gambrino and Kimberly Lahr are merging their long established firm sbaStrategies, with SBA Complete.

“We feel very fortunate to be able to join forces with such extremely talented people as Lisa & Kimberly. Because of their outstanding reputation, Lisa and Kimberly bring a strong client following and their SBA experience will enhance the services that we provide to all of our clients nationwide,” said SBA Complete CEO Brian Carlson.

SBA Complete is owned and operated by an experienced group of former senior bankers, all of whom come from a background of running top-10 nationally ranked SBA lending operations. The company is focused on providing a complete outsource solution to help lending institutions profit from government guaranteed lending programs.

George Amanzio

George Amanzio

George A. Amanzio has joined H-GAC LDC’s SBA lending division serving small businesses in the Greater Houston – Galveston area and throughout the State of Texas.

Amanzio has more than 18 years of small business financing experience with 15 years focused in U.S. SBA lending. Amanzio has worked for such companies as Textron Business Credit, Business Loan Express, Popular Small Business Capital a division of Banco Popular, Coastal Community Bank and most recently Florida Community Bank. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Northwood University and is a 16-year U.S. Navy Veteran.

“We feel very fortunate to have a person of George’s extensive SBA background in the Southeastern, Texas market”. Says Jack Steel, Executive Director of H-GAC and Jeff Taebel, Director of H-GAC Community and Environmental Division.

H-GAC LDC which was created in 1982 and promotes economic development through small business growth. Its core activities include business lending and support through various lending programs.

H-GAC LDC provides loan capital to those who create businesses and jobs. It is a not-for-profit community development financial institution which has closed millions of loans since its founding.

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