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Umpqua Bank hires Ward Hickey to lead new Arizona office

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Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ), has announced its expansion into Arizona with its new SBA loan production office in Phoenix and the addition of Ward Hickey as vice president – Arizona, specializing in commercial real estate lending. “We recognize the essential role small businesses play in creating thriving communities,” said Cort… Read More →

Small businesses get loans in record numbers

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A common complaint since the financial crisis began was that some of the Wall Street banks that were being bailed out by the federal government weren’t doing enough to help the mom-and-pop shops on Main Street. “In 2008 when the recession hit, the impact on small business lending was pretty catastrophic,” said Greg Lehmann, managing… Read More →

National Bank of Arizona Hires New Business Banking Manager

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced the hire of new business banking manager, Ward Hickey. Hickey has more than 25 years of experience in the Arizona banking industry, specializing in entrepreneurship, business development and small business administration (SBA) lending. “I am thrilled to join the NB|AZ team,” Hickey said. “I’m looking forward to expanding the… Read More →