Celtic Bank Hires Dan O’Meara as Regional Vice President/SBA Business Development

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Dan O’Meara

Celtic Bank
10940 South Parker Road #321
Denver, CO 80134-7440
303-618-7550
domeara@celticbank.com
www.celticbank.com

Alfred Quinn
Celtic Bank
268 South State Street, Suite 300
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801-320-6569
aquinn@celticbank.com

Denver, CO – February 12th, 2010 – Celtic Bank recently announced that it has hired Dan O’Meara as regional vice president/SBA business development for Colorado. “Moving into Colorado was an easy decision, knowing that Dan O’Meara would be helping Celtic Bank accomplish that,” said Reese Howell, Jr., chief executive officer of Celtic Bank.

Being raised in Colorado , O’Meara has a sound understanding of the State’s economy and its drivers. O’Meara has worked in banking for more than 15 years and has helped provide many small business owners with financing around Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region.

O’Meara is an avid skier and was 1990 National Nordic Combined Champion, U.S. Ski Team Nordic Combined (from 1984 – 1991), and a member of the 1989 World Championship Team. After retiring from competitive skiing, O’Meara attended college at the University of Colorado , graduating with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Biology and a Minor in German.

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, Celtic Bank supports customers throughout the country and is a leading provider of small business loans, real estate and construction loans. Celtic Bank is an Equal Housing, Preferred SBA, and FHA lender and is insured by the FDIC. For more information, visit www.celticbank.com.