Bill O'Donnell Senior Vice President Business Development Officer East Region
Bill O’Donnell has spent 25 years in the finance industry. During his career he has funded over 10 billion dollars in both residential and commercial lending. He has used his experience to secure both large lines of credit for Fortune 500 companies as well as providing creative finance options for struggling business owners.
No matter the client or the size of the business he knows each transaction is unique and prides himself on understanding the needs of his clients tailoring finance options that will allow them to achieve their goals. His primary focus is the SBA 7(a) program and has a passion about helping entrepreneurs succeed in growing their business through the use of quality financing tools.
STEVEN BROWN Senior Vice President Business Development Officer East Region
Steven Brown joins Harvest Small Business Finance with over 20 years of small business lending experience, including both conventional and SBA loan programs.
He is an accomplished senior sales executive with a strong affinity for developing and executing innovative financing solutions for small business owners. Steven prides himself in understanding small business owners and brings the required expertise to be able to provide creative lending solutions to small and medium size businesses.
Over the course of his career, Steven enjoyed tremendous success with various SBA lenders, including Lehman Brothers, CIT and Northeast Bank. Steven has enjoyed a great deal of success as a leading lender/expert in the Midwest market but has also established himself as a knowledgeable and proficient nationwide lender as well.
After graduating as a varsity student athlete from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, Steven brings a tremendous amount of work ethic, dedication and skill level that has enabled him to assist hundreds of small business owners in realizing and enjoying their financing dreams. He has excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills and is known as a goal-driven leader committed to developing quantifiable outcomes for his customers.
Jonathan Smith joins Harvest Small Business Finance with nearly 15 years of small business lending experience. Jonathan was most recently Director of SBA Lending for Northeast Bank in Boston, MA. While at Northeast Bank Jonathan was tasked with establishing a National SBA Division. Under Jonathan’s leadership they reached the SBA Top 100 in less than 6 months and remained in the top 100 throughout his tenure.
Prior to Northeast Bank, Jonathan was the SBA Sales Manager for TD Bank’s National Team as well as the SBA Franchise Team. Jonathan led the build-out of this new team for TD that focused on lending out of their traditional footprint as well as establishing strategic partnerships with select franchise systems.
Jonathan has also led business development initiatives at other national lending institutions where he has always been a top-performer. Considered an SBA and small business lending expert Jonathan has been a guest speaker and panelist at numerous conferences throughout the United States.
Jonathan also serves as a board member for Pine Tree State CDC in Portland, ME as well as an advisory board member for the New Hampshire Small Business Development Center.
While receiving his B.S. in History from Suffolk University in Boston, MA, Jonathan also was inducted into the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society for his achievements.
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