Hanmi Bank’s Commercial Equipment Leasing Division added two seasoned industry veterans to its rapidly growing team. Michael Coon has been hired as senior business development and capital markets officer and Maggie Holly as first vice president, credit manager.
Coon is a 30-year equipment finance veteran with extensive credit training and expertise in syndicating commercial finance transactions, product development and corporate expansion. He has held positions with Amur Equipment Finance, Lease Corporation of America and TAB Bank and is the immediate past president of the National Equipment Finance Association.
He will be responsible for negotiating and managing relationships with independent lessors, banks and captive finance companies.
Holly has over 20 years of experience in small and mid-ticket commercial equipment transactions, including complex structured commercial loans and leases, syndication, product development and corporate expansion within the equipment leasing industry. Her background includes nine years as vice president, regional credit manager with GE Capital, and nearly a decade as syndication manager with Celtic Commercial Finance, a wholly owned subsidiary of MB Financial Bank.
Holly will lend her extensive experience to lead and develop Hanmi’s credit team, ensuring a superior quality service experience for Hanmi’s origination partners.
Kevin Kepp, executive vice president of Hanmi Bank, commented, “We are extremely excited to be able to bring Mike and Maggie into our expanding division. Their experience and individual expertise will help elevate an already solutions-oriented group.”
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Hanmi Bank serves multi-ethnic communities through its network of 35 full-service branches and nine loan production offices in California, Texas, Illinois, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Colorado, Washington and Georgia.
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