C-Level Score: BusinessUS Lands SBA Pro Stephanie Bitters, 27-year Veteran
Stephanie Bitters, an SBA lending veteran with 27 years experience with some of the most successful lenders in the US, joins BusinessUS as Chief Credit Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
“We are extremely fortunate to have an experienced small business lending professional of Stephanie Bitters’ stature join our lending team,” says Lozano. “Her innate leadership, coupled with deep experience with some of the country’s most successful SBA lenders, will help us further develop the best-in-class systems we need to compete.”
Over her 27-year career, Ms. Bitters has developed expertise in all operational aspects of SBA lending including loan origination, credit, closing, servicing and liquidation processes. She has held executive roles and lending authority up to $3.5million, with leading small business lenders Live Oak Banking Company (2nd largest originator of SBA 7(a) loans in the US), US Bancorp (5th largest US commercial bank), Temecula Valley Bancorp ($383 million in loans under her leadership in 2008), Transamerica, and GE Capital.
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