This month we are introducing our new SBA 504 Underwriter, Michael Bartos to the Michigan Certified Development Corporation (MCDC). “Michael’s skills, qualifications and SBA experience are a great match for the requirements for this position” said President Mark Williams. “His addition is a tremendous gain to MCDC and for Michigan’s small business community.”
Michael is an underwriter for the MCDC who joined the staff in July 2021. His responsibilities include financial analysis of loan applicants, eligibility determination, loan packaging and working with SBA to get loans approved. Michael comes to the MCDC from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) where he served over a year, most recently … Continued
Our June Employee Spotlight is 504 Servicing Specialist Sheila Fales who works in the East Lansing home office. As a dedicated member of the 504 Funding Team, Sheila has been a quick learner and enjoys stepping in and helping out when needed. She has a pleasant disposition and has a wonderful rapport with the MCDC … Continued
This month we are introducing 7(a) Lending Associate Emily Kirby who joined MCDC in the fall of 2019. Emily has quickly worked herself into a significant part of the 7(a) Department that was instrumental in the first round of PPP, processing 591 loans for $77,828.591.
Scott Vroegindewey works with financial institutions, small business owners, economic development professionals and other referral sources. His primary focus is in the Southwest Michigan and Greater Grand Rapids area. With Scott’s extensive experience and expertise he incorporates all facets of the SBA Loan Programs to provide fixed asset financing from application to funding.
This month we are introducing Underwriter, Kaitlyn Kotesky-Muller who has been with MCDC since the fall of 2019. Kaitlyn is a key member of the underwriting team; working closely with the Loan Officers to properly structure a deal prior to submission.
MCDC Has a Record Month in January 2021
As many businesses move north, what business owners are looking for is a healthier work-life balance, and as some describe it; “Living the Dream”.
As we kick off the new year with the first interest rate announcement of 2021, I want to take a quick look back on the year that no one will ever forget. MCDC started out the year with an increase in new business applications over the prior year…then March 13th occurred, and everything changed.
The staff initiated MCDC CARES Program again collected funds and went shopping for local families in need.