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SBA Mission Possible - Navigating The Challenging SBA Waters

 Aug. 18-20th  in    San Antonio, TX

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Registration Closed For The 2014 Mid-America Lenders Conference

2014 Malc All Day Training Opportunities

MALC 2014 is excited to offer full day training courses from two of the country's top SBA experts. You won't want to miss these learning opportunities for two of the SBA top loan programs.

Monday, August 18, 2014
7a Credit Analysis & Underwriting as it Relates to Eligibility
Course Instructor: Karen McHugh

Karen McHugh is the SBA product manager at nCino LLC, a leader in secure, cloud-based operating solutions to the financial services industry. She is responsible for providing SBA technical expertise to nCino and its customers by leading the charge to offer a quality technological software solution specific to SBA loan underwriting, processing and closing procedures.

McHugh’s professional career has spanned three decades of extensive SBA lending industry experience. Before joining nCino, she was EVP and COO of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL). In her tenure, she was instrumental in providing her technical expertise across the country as an instructor and advocate for SBA lenders.

Following her position at NAGGL, McHugh established a consulting firm, sbaAccess. With its establishment, McHugh gained a reputation as the industry go-to person for everything from due diligence on SBA portfolios to the development of policy and training to assistance with SBA guaranty purchase procedures. Most recently, she led consulting services for SBA Complete Inc., a Lender Service Provider and consulting firm specializing in SBA and USDA lending.

She began her career in the SBA lending department for Kilgore First National Bank, a community bank in Texas. McHugh is a frequent presenter at regional lending conferences across the United States, providing insight into the ever changing landscape of SBA lending.

Registration Closed

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
504 Deal Structuring & Eligibility
Course Instructor: Sr. NADCO Trainer, Mike Vanchiere


Mike has been employed with Mountain West Small Business Finance (MWSBF) for the past 25 years. He serves as Senior Vice-President, Senior Loan Officer and Branch Manager for the Central Utah office. His average personal 504 production has averaged 50 loans per year and $28 million in dollar volume.

He lectures and teaches workshops on small business lending programs at the local, state and national levels. Often Mike is called upon to consult with the private and public sector. Mike is a Senior Trainer with the National Association of Development Companies (sNADCO) specializing in Loan Packaging and also teaching Credit Analysis.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University in Political Science and earned a Masters of Public Administration from Brigham Young University.

He has been married to his sweetheart, Rhonda for 38 years. They are the parents of 6 children who are all married. They currently have 16 grandchildren with many more on the way! Mike loves the American Civil War, metal detecting and spending time with his family.

Registration Closed


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