June 15, 2017

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Colemans Movers and Shakers

Coleman Movers & Shakers — The Bancorp Small Business Lending Unit Adds Five New Officers

The Bancorp Small Business Lending Unit Adds Five New Officers

“The Bancorp welcomes the expertise and potential these new officers add to our lending capabilities,” says Jeff Nager, Executive Vice President and Head of Small Business Lending. “We continue to build a first-class team of lending specialists committed to helping small business owners get the resources they need to start and grow a successful business.”

Dwight Bateman will serve as Director, Head of Small Business Loan Credit Operations. His career spans nearly 25 years in financial services, including his most recent position at Simmons Bank where he was a Regional President responsible for credit administration and sales management.

Hetal Engineer will serve as Director, SBA Sales Manager. He brings extensive experience in SBA management and loan production to his new role. Prior to joining The Bancorp, he was Senior Vice President/Regional Sales Manager with Evolve Bank & Trust.

In their roles as Vice President, Business Development Officer, Tom Hurdman, Brian Kuntz and George Taylor will deliver The Bancorp’s small business financing solutions to business owners across a range of industries.

Nominations Open for Coleman’s 2017 SBA Lending Awards
Nominations are open for outstanding and innovative SBA lending professionals in the following three categories.

  • 2017 Top-25 SBA Lending Professionals
  • 2017 Top-10 Women of SBA Lending
  • 2017 Top-10 Young Professionals of SBA Lending

Awards are open to all SBA lending professionals. Winners could come from a broad spectrum of organizations – lenders, CDCs, secondary markets, organizations such as SCORE and SBDCs, small business advocacy and trade groups, support vendors, thought leaders and academia, and government, SBA employees.

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