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Meet Our Lenders

 

Darren Davis, EVP, SBA Manager

Darren Davis has over 19 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
 

Mitt Weissinger, VP, BDO Manager

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
 

John Jones, VP, 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

 

Ed Randall, VP, 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, VP, 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, VP, 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, VP, 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., VP, 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


Kandee Cotton, VP, 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
 

Bruce Hurta, VP, SBA Business Development Officer

Bruce Hurta is an SBA real estate loan expert, lender, blogger and public speaker committed to helping small business owners achieve affordable financing to build and grow their business. With over 20 years of SBA loan experience, Bruce is a trusted expert in the Houston area. He has been the president of the Houston Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (HAGGL) and has received the Houston District SBA’s award for Financial Services Champion of the Year. Bruce received his B.B.A. in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin. Learn more about Bruce...
Bruce.Hurta@LionBank.com
 

Greg Freeman, SBA Business Development Officer

Greg Freeman has over 12 years of banking experience with roles including Business Banker, Branch Manager and over the past 7 years, SBA Lender. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Alaska Anchorage and his MBA at University of Phoenix. Greg is married with four children and resides in Lehi, Utah. Learn more about Greg...
Greg.Freeman@LionBank.com
 

Tony Boddie, SBA Business Development Officer

Tony has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry helping small businesses.  Primarily based in the Dayton area, Tony works with customers across the country with in any industry. Learn more about Tony...
Tony.Boddie@LionBank.com