Huntington National Bank SBA Client Specialist Manager in Columbus, Ohio

The Section Manager 1 oversees the SBA Client Specialist Loan Closing team that provides support for the SBA Sales Team and is responsible for delivering quality customer service through day-to-day interaction between Huntington and the client and coordinates the closing of SBA Guaranteed Loans. Obtains all necessary collateral reports and information required to meet the terms and conditions of credit approval. The Section Manager 1 drives loan closings, manages the $200Million average pipeline, trains colleagues, and keeps the team dedicated to process and compliance while meeting aggressive production numbers.

The Section Manger 1 Oversees the Client Specialist Team which is responsible for:

  • Coordinating the closing of SBA Guaranteed Business Loans

  • Coordinating the closing date with the customer and the markets, while managing an active pipeline of approximately 100 new credit actions each month.

  • Obtaining all necessary collateral, third party reports and information required to meet the terms and conditions of credit approval.

  • Organizing the loan approval and loan closing processes once a customer has been credit approved.

  • Assisting the SBA Product Specialist Sales Team members in providing exemplary service to lending customers of Huntington.

  • Facilitating the referral process between Sales and other areas of the bank, establishing strong intra-bank relationships.

  • Potentially meeting with customers, ordering all 3rd party reports and title work, tracking expenses and fees, engaging legal counsel for trusts, deed restrictions, and unique language, and driving a deal toward closing.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • A minimum of 5 years' of pre-documentation/document preparation of commercial/business loans or Commercial Paralegal/Title Company experience

  • At least 1 year of management experience of a team and process within a financial/banking/title company environment

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working with SBA Guaranteed loans strongly preferred.

  • Experience managing commercial /business banking loan closing team

  • Experience with business/commercial documentation

  • Must have a strong Sales/Customer Service personality with experience outbound calling and constant customer interaction.

  • Expected to meet rigorous sales goals and deliver in a high-production environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills are required.

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