Meet the Team

To become a leader in SBA lending, you need to have all the right people in place. Our experienced and talented team offers you something rare these days: a wide range of expertise backed by a genuine interest in you and your business. Our clients call it “totally refreshing.” We call it “making it personal.” Contact one of us and you’ll see why.

Eva Farag

Eva Farag

Managing Director of SBA Lending Group

Senior Vice President / Managing Director of SBA Lending Group
(w) 404-256-7734
(m) 770-331-1798

Eva Farag serves as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the SBA (Small Business Administration) Lending Group. Eva is responsible for leading the bank’s overall SBA lending efforts on a day to day basis. With over 30 years of diverse experience (risk management, credit underwriting and compliance) in the financial services industry, Eva has focused the last four years of her career on helping business owners throughout metro Atlanta and Georgia obtain financing through the various programs offered by the Small Business Administration.

Eva and her family live in North Fulton.

Vice President / SBA Director of Portfolio Management & Support Services
(w) 404-256-7725

Rosemarie began a banking career in 1999 with the last 12 years concentrated in SBA Portfolio Management. In her role, Rosemarie oversees the day-to-day operation of the SBA Lending Group and also the compliance oversight associated with SBA Standard Operating Procedures.  Due to the detail intensive process sometimes associated with SBA Lending, Rosemarie’s level of experience provides the resource and experience which lightens the load for the client, offering step-by-step assistance and aiding in the strategic management of the deal from the beginning to close. Rosemarie holds a degree from The Bernard M. Baruch College in Business Administration and Management and a Master of Science, Banking with Distinction from Mercy College in New York.

Karen Klotz

Karen Klotz

Credit Officer/VP

Vice President / Credit Officer
(w) 404-256-7724

Karen’s expertise lies in credit underwriting and portfolio management.  She is well-versed in underwriting SBA 7a and 504 loans and possesses excellent financial analysis skills. A career-banker since 1985, Karen’s versatility, experience and knowledge in the lending arena is especially beneficial in the SBA lending process.

Karen and her family live in Suwanee, GA