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 “distinctly different.” Contact one of us and you’ll see why.

Managing Director of Government Guarateed Lending/SVP

Maria has over 20 years of banking expertise in SBA Lending.

Maria is responsible for the bank’s sales, service and portfolio management functions for SBA & USDA lending.  Her expertise spans from certifications with the Small Business Administration, Capstone Institute, NAGGL Fundamental Diploma Program and the ABA National Commercial Lending School.

Maria is located in the Sandy Springs Corporate Office.

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Senior Government Guaranteed Processing and Compliance Manager/VP

Konue has over 13 years of loan support and processing management experience with a concentration in SBA Lending. She is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a degree in Finance and from Georgia Perimeter College in Business Administration.  Konue joined the team in August of 2021.

As Signature’s Senior SBA Processing and Compliance Manager, Konue partners with the SBA Lending team and  oversees the SBA lending documentation, preparation and closing and compliance management.  Steve Reagin, Chief Lending Officer, feels extremely fortunate to have Konue on the team. “Konue’s extensive experience in a very detail-intensive lending division is essential to protecting our reputation as an SBA Preferred Lender.”

Konue is located at Signature Bank of Georgia’s Loan Production Office in Suwanee.

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Government Guaranteed Lending Closing & Processing Specialist

Mandy has nearly 30 years of experience in the service industry and over three in banking and loan processing.  She is extremely service-minded and speaks five languages including Thai, Mandarin, Chinese & Laotian.

As Signature’s SBA Closing and Processing Specialist, she partners with the SBA Lending team and works closely with clients to ensure a smooth loan process.  Maria Lawson, The Managing Director of Government Guaranteed Lending is excited to have Mandy’s level of knowledge and service-centric personality on the team .  Mandy has an “above and beyond” attitude when it comes to assisting clients and that aids to ensure the i’s are dotted and the t’s are crossed in every loan deal.

Mandy is located at Signature Bank of Georgia’s Corporate Office in Sandy Springs

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Government Guaranteed Lender/VP

Badal is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Georgia State University with a concentration in Finance.  He has 8 years of Credit Analyst experience and joined the bank in 2019.  Demonstrating his credit underwriting experience and value, he was promoted to the SBA Team as a Government Guaranteed Lender in 2023.

Badal is located at the Sandy Springs Corporate Center on Roswell Road.

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