Committees : Lending

BD Article
article | April 8th, 2016

The Top SBA Lenders Fuel Small Business

Banks like Huntington Bancshares use the Small Business Association’s 7(a) loan guaranty program to serve borrowers who otherwise might not get credit.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
video | March 8th, 2016

Upgrade Your Small Business Lending Process

Chris Rentner of Akouba Credit explains how banks can leverage technology for a more customer-friendly, efficient lending process.

By: Chris Rentner
video | February 10th, 2016

Tackling Growth Limitations

Steve Kent of Piper Jaffray & Co. addresses the opportunities and risks of specialized and segmented lending programs.

By: Steve Kent
article | December 23rd, 2015

Community Banks Collaborate on C&I Lending

Alliance Partners’ Tad Lowrey writes about what community banks can do to increase C&I lending.

By: Tad Lowrey
viewpoint | October 26th, 2015

Competing for Consumer Loans Through Collaboration

If the economy’s backbone is small business, then small business’ backbone is community banking.

By: Brian Graham
article | August 19th, 2015

How to Safely Generate Bank Income Through SBA Loans

This article shows how to create a profitable SBA lending operation, and what staffing and cost structures should look like.

By: Brian Carlson
Get INSPIRED
article | August 11th, 2015

Serving Up Kabbage to Small Businesses, with a Side of Technology

Is Kabbage a competitor, or a potential collaborator that could help banks increase their consumer and small business lending?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | August 5th, 2015

How Community Banks Can Grow Loans by Partnering With Competitors

BancAlliance writes about how to compete with shadow lenders.

By: Brian Graham
BD Article
article | June 29th, 2015

Should Directors Approve Loans?

One of the most controversial topics we’ve ever addressed at a Bank Director conference is whether directors should be approving loans.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
viewpoint | April 23rd, 2015

Opening the Consumer Lending Market for Community Banks

Brian Graham, chief executive officer of Alliance Partners, explains how BancAlliance has partnered with Lending Club to offer community banks the chance to participate in this $3.2 trillion market.

By: Brian Graham