Our SBA Lending Team are experienced professionals who will help you find the right loan for your business.
Senior Vice President/Director of SBA Lending Division
Ricky Navarro was appointed Senior Vice President and Director of the SBA Lending Division of Marquis Bank in 2014. A seasoned SBA expert, Ricky Navarro brings extensive knowledge of Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans to Marquis Bank. He is well–versed in the implementation of the SBA loan programs, including writing SBA Lending Policy & Procedures, with focus in SBA 7(a), 504, SBA Express, and Small Loan Advantage.
Prior to joining Marquis Bank, Mr. Navarro was a Senior Vice President and SBA Lending Manager with BankUnited, N.A., where he restored the bank’s participation in SBA loan programs. He was also responsible for implementing SBA Lending Divisions at Intercredit Bank, Community West Bank and Banco Popular North America.
Vice President/SBA Business Development Officer
Oscar Mendez is Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer for Marquis Bank. A 19 year banking veteran, Mendez, brings extensive knowledge in developing and managing loans and deposit portfolios. He most recently served as Vice President, SBA and Commercial Lender at Bank of the Ozarks. He holds a training certification from Omega Credit and the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders in SBA Underwriting and SBA Advanced Cash Flow Analysis.
Assistant Vice President/Business Development Officer
Ryan Welsh joined Marquis Bank as an SBA Business Development Officer in February of 2018. A 15 year banking veteran, Welsh most recently served as Assistant Vice President and Banking Center Manager at Bank of the Ozarks. He has also held business development and client management positions at C1 Bank, BankUnited and Wachovia Bank. Welsh is a graduate of Georgia State University.