United Bank named state’s top SBA lender to women
Richard B. Collins, president and CEO of United Bank, announced today that United Bank was named the state’s “#1 Lender to Women” in fiscal 2011 by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
United Bank approved the highest percentage of total loans to women of all participating SBA lenders.
Joanne Sheedy, RCA portfolio manager, accepted the award on behalf of United Bank at a recent meeting of SBA participating lenders held in Boston.
Robert H. Nelson, Massachusetts district director, applauded lenders for supporting SBA loan programs, which he called “a tremendous benefit to our businesses and economic recovery in Massachusetts.”