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Meet Our Lenders

 

Darren Davis, SBA Manager

Darren Davis has over 17 years’ experience in SBA and USDA lending.  While at Fidelity Bank, he has originated over $100MM in SBA/USDA loans.  He holds a Bachelors of Science in Finance from Miami University in Ohio.  Darren is the preceding Chair for Georgia Lender's Quality Circle. Learn more about Darren...
Darren.Davis@lionbank.com
 

John Jones, Vice President - SBA Business Development Officer

John has over 36 years of SBA lending experience, 25 years working for the SBA and the last 11 years working as a bank SBA lender. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of North Carolina and a Masters in Business from Hardin Simons University. He is also a retired Air Force Lt. Colonel after serving 26 years in the Air Force and Air National Guard. Learn more about John...
John.Jones@lionbank.com
 

Jana Rouble, SBA Business Development Officer

Jana has 21 years banking experience with 17 years in SBA and USDA loan programs. During this period, she has funded well over $100 million in loans. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Finance from the University of Arkansas. She is Vice President for the North Texas Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders and Secretary of the Texas Association of Business Brokers – Dallas Chapter. Learn more about Jana...
Jana.Rouble@lionbank.com
 

Matt Eicholtz, SBA Business Development Officer

Matt has over 9 years of experience in banking and SBA lending. He holds his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science from the University of Georgia. He serves on the Northwest Georgia FCA Board of Directors and is actively involved in the Rock Bridge Community Church. Learn more about Matt...
Matt.Eicholtz@lionbank.com
 

Janet Brown, SBA Business Development Officer

 Janet has over 20+ years of banking experience and has been involved in SBA Lending 9 years and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Muskingum University.  She is actively involved and  represents CREW  -  Charlotte Commercial Real Estate Women on several committees and other causes. She resides in Fort Mill South Carolina, and has provided small business loans to business owners throughout the Southeast including Florida, Georgia, North Carolina & South Carolina. Learn more about Janet...
Janet.Brown@lionbank.com
 

Mitt Weissinger, SBA Business Development Officer

Mitt has 20 years of experience in the lending business, with over 10 of these years being focused on SBA lending. He has worked in business development for multiple national lending companies, and has also worked as an independent commercial loan broker. Mitt has a degree in Business Administration from Presbyterian College. Learn more about Mitt...
Mitt.Weissinger@lionbank.com
 

Ed Randall, SBA Business Development Officer

Ed Randall has over 20 years of experience with SBA lending and understands the needs of a startup company, both professionally and personally. He has set up SBA departments for four banks in the northeast Florida market and was even named Rookie of the Year in 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University in Sales/Management. He is a Board Member for Character Counts and Member of NAIOP. Ed resides in Jacksonville, Florida. Learn more about Ed...

Ed.Randall@lionbank.com
 

Tom Koether, SBA Business Development Officer

Thomas S. Koether has over three decades of banking and SBA lending experience in the metro Atlanta area. As a Business Development Officer, he is focused on assisting small business with their unique financial needs. He graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing and he also earned an advanced banking degree from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Tom is married, has a daughter and he resides in Canton, Georgia. Learn more about Tom...

Tom.Koether@lionbank.com
 

Kerry Borosh, SBA Business Development Officer

Kerry has 29 years of financial experience in the Tampa Bay area. His expertise includes SBA, commercial and real estate lending along with private banking and financial advising. He earned his B.S. in Finance from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business and also holds a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certification. Learn more about Kerry...

Kerry.Borosh@lionbank.com
 

Joseph (Joe) Flumian, SBA Business Development Officer

Joseph (Joe) Flumian is an SBA Business Development Officer specializing in healthcare lending. Joe understands the unique requirements of the healthcare industry with over 17 years as a lender and an additional 20 years experience in medical/dental manufacturing, commercial real estate, development, and construction. Additionally, he has personally obtained an SBA loan for a franchise he owned and operated which gives him exceptional insight from a customer's perspective. Learn more about Joe...
Joe.Flumian@LionBank.com
 

Frederick W. Schmid, Jr., SBA Business Development Officer

Fred Schmid has over 20 years of lending experience. He is an SBA Business Development Officer specializing in financing childcare centers, preschools and other owner occupied businesses. Fred received his undergraduate degree in Finance and Marketing and his MBA in Finance from the University of Dayton. He is a Board Member of Florida Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (FLAGGL) and is also a real estate industry expert with credentials as an appraiser and broker. Fred has been a part of the Ft. Lauderdale community for over 30 years. Learn more about Fred...
Fred.Schmid@LionBank.com
 

Marcus Colson, SBA Business Development Officer

Marcus Colson has over 12 years financial experience specializing in Small Business Lending - both from a packaging and banking perspective. As a small business owner himself, he leverages his first-hand knowledge to easily connect with borrowers and understand their needs. Marcus graduated from Indiana University Bloomington and is a lifelong resident of Indiana. Learn more about Marcus...
Marchs.Colson@LionBank.com
 

Morten Oftedal, SBA Business Development Officer

Morten Oftedal has over 13 years of financial experience. During his career, he has worked internationally as a currency trader in Norway and as a portfolio manager and SBA Business Development officer in the United States. Morten received his B.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business and his Masters in International Business from Mercer University. Morten lives in Covington, Georgia with his family. Learn more about Morten...
Morten.Oftedal@LionBank.com


Kandee Cotton, SBA Business Development Officer

Kandee Cotton has over 20 years of financial experience. She specializes in assisting dental, medical and veterinary professionals looking to purchase, expand or grow their practices. Kandee attended The Ohio State University and currently resides in Dublin, Ohio with her husband and two children. Learn more about Kandee...
Kandee.Cotton@lionbank.com