Celtic Bank Hires Irwin Laroza as Vice President, Business Development


Salt Lake City, UT (December 24, 2013) — Celtic Bank is pleased to announce that Irwin Laroza has been hired as Vice President, Business Development in the SBA and Commercial Lending department. Laroza will report to Tom Green, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Celtic Bank.

Irwin Laroza

Laroza brings more than 10 years of business banking experience in the commercial sector. Laroza began his career at Zions First National Bank as a Commercial Loan Officer where he funded over $30M, primarily in SBA 504 loans, during his first year. More recently, Laroza managed a portfolio of business clients and delivered customized business banking solutions for some of the nation’s top commercial banks. Laroza attended the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and graduated with a BS in Finance. Laroza will be based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

“We are excited to bring Irwin on board as our loan volumes continue to grow,” said Green. “Irwin’s reputation as a trusted and experienced business banking professional aligns well with Celtic Bank’s philosophy of delivering high quality service to our small business clients.”


About Celtic Bank:

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Celtic Bank was named the sixth largest SBA lender for FY 2013. Celtic Bank is a nationwide lender and leading provider of USDA loans, SBA 7(a) and 504 loans, Celtic Express loans, asset-based and factoring loans, and residential/commercial real estate and construction loans. For more information, please visit www.CelticBank.com.


Media Contact:

Linda Howell, SVP Community Relations

Celtic Bank