December 8, 2020

Caity Roach
Contributing Editor

Rosaline Aguirre Fletcher Named Coleman’s 2020 Woman Lender of the Year


Congratulations to Rosaline Aguirre Fletcher, Coleman’s 2020 Woman Lender of the Year.

Fletcher is a Senior Vice President at BBVA and currently serves as the Sales Manager for their Compass SBA Division.  She has over 29 years of experience in the finance industry with 26 of those years in the SBA Lending arena.  

She was one of the original team members that established BBVA Compass’ SBA Division and has managed the growth in SBA 7(a), 504, and Express Products to over $250 Million annually. Since taking on her role of managing the sales team, she has increased BBVA Compass’ SBA production to award-winning levels and has lead the bank to be ranked 5th Nationally in units. 

In addition to her management role at BBVA, Fletcher also serves as Chair on NAGGL’s Large Lender Committee.

Previous Winners

Merri Adams, CDC Small Business Finance (2019)

Brooke Marks, Sunshine State EDC (2018)

About the 2020 Coleman Small Business Lending Professional Awards

The Coleman Report is awarding 2020 small business lending professional awards in ten categories.

  • Coleman Main Street Lenders of the Year
  • Coleman Woman Lender of the Year
  • Coleman SBA 7(a) Lender of the Year 
  • PPP Lender of the Year
  • Coleman Mission-Based Small Business Lender of the Year
  • Coleman Emerging Leader Awards for Small Business Lending Professionals Under 40
  • SBA 504 Lender of the Year
  • Coleman Rural Small Business Lender of the Year
  • Coleman SBA Secondary Market Person of the Year 
  • Coleman Business Development Officers of the Year

Winners are chosen from community nominations.

One of our top awards, Coleman’s 2020 Woman Lender Year is announced today for one well-deserving small business lending professional. Yesterday, Dorothy M. Thomas was named Main Street Lender of the year. Additional awards will be announced throughout the week.

We will be announcing the winners for other categories on these dates

  • Coleman SBA 7(a) Lender of the Year – Wednesday, December 9, 2020
  • PPP Lender of the Year –  Thursday, December 10, 2020
  • Coleman Mission-Based Small Business Lender of the Year –  Thursday, December 10, 2020
  • Coleman Emerging Leader Awards for Small Business Lending Professionals Under 40  – Thursday, December 10, 2020
  • SBA 504 Lender of the Year – Friday, December 11, 2020
  • Coleman Rural Small Business Lender of the Year – Friday, December 11, 2020
  • Coleman SBA Secondary Market Person of the Year – Friday, December 11, 2020
  • Coleman Business Development Officers of the Year – Friday, December 11, 2020

Congratulations to this year’s 2020 Woman Lender of the Year!