September 27, 2018

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

Nominations Open in Coleman’s 2018 SBA Lender Professional Awards

Nominations are open for outstanding SBA lending professionals in the following categories.

  • Main Street Lender of the Year
  • SBA 7(a) Lender of the Year
  • SBA 504 Lender of the Year
  • Rural SBA or USDA Lender of the Year
  • Mission-Based SBA Lender of the Year
  • SBA Secondary Market Person of the Year
  • SBA Woman Lender of the Year
  • Emerging SBA Lender of the Year (Under 40)
  • SBA Business Development Office of the Year (5 Finalists/Winners)

Here is the fine print:

  • There is no entry fee.
  • Judges are previous winners and will be appointed by Coleman Publishing
  • Per judges discretion, there may be more than one winner per category.
  • All nominations must submitted through Survey Monkey.
  • Emerging SBA Lender of the Year is eligible for anyone aged 39 or less as of December 31, 2018.
  • Awards will be presented at an event the first week in Washington D.C. Winners are not required to attend, except for:
  • SBA BDO winners will be required to attend the Coleman 2019 SBA BDO Summit in February to receive their award. Location TBA.
  • Coleman Publishing retains final authority of rule interpretations.

Deadline for submission is September 30, 2018

Nominating statements and/or testimonials should address why the nominee should be honored and how the nominee has made a positive impact in the SBA lending and small business lending community.

A compelling case study of a specific accomplishment or solution to a problem will be scored highly.

Judges also react very favorable to testimonials from Senior Management and/or the C-Suite.

Check out the 2017 winners

Participate in Coleman’s 2018 SBA Lender Professional Awards