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MAR
11

WILL FLOYD AND JOSEPH AMATO JOIN CELTIC BANK SBA LENDING TEAM

WILL FLOYD AND JOSEPH AMATO JOIN CELTIC BANK SBA LENDING TEAM
Salt Lake City, UT (March 11, 2015) — Celtic Bank is pleased to announce that Will Floyd and Joseph Amato have been hired as Vice Presidents of Business Development in the bank’s SBA and Commercial Lending Department.  Floyd will be based in San Diego, California.  Amato will be based in Lynchburg, Virginia. Floyd is a 12-year veteran in the finance and banking industry and will team with Liz Schaper, Senior Vice President of SBA Lending, to enhance the customer experience and deliver even faster turnaround times.  “Celtic’s ability to take sometimes complicated SBA loans and take a more common sense approach was very appealing to me,” said Floyd.  “I look forward to many years of successful SBA lending at Celtic Bank.” Amato joins Celtic Bank with over 14 years of commercial lending experience working with small business and middle market clients.  Amato’s background includes developing, underwriting and packaging commercial financing opportunities using government-guaranteed funding programs.  “Celtic Bank will allow me to capitalize on my extensive business development and commercial lending experience on a nationwide platform,” said Amato.  “I have joined a group of lending professionals that are sincerely focused on providing financing opportunities for small business.” “We are delighted to have...
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NOV
17

Celtic Bank Selected as a Top Workplace along the Wasatch Front

Celtic Bank Selected as a Top Workplace along the Wasatch Front
Salt Lake City, UT (November 17, 2014) — Celtic Bank is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a Top Workplace along the Wasatch Front. The Top Workplace finalists were selected based solely on employee feedback from a survey conducted earlier this year by Workplace Dynamics, LLP on behalf of The Salt Lake Tribune.  The Salt Lake Tribune published the complete list of Top Workplaces on November 16, 2014. “We are honored to receive this recognition,” said Reese S. Howell, Jr., Chief Executive Officer for Celtic Bank. “Celtic Bank’s employees are the backbone of our company and their commitment to excellence has fueled our growth, particularly here in Utah.  Celtic Bank was recently named the number one SBA lender in Utah and the eighth largest SBA lender in the nation, which is a direct result of the dedication and professionalism our employees put forth each and every day.”