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Press Releases from Celtic Bank (13 total)

Celtic Bank #1 SBA Lender in Utah for 1st Quarter

Celtic Bank announced today that for Small Business Administration’s (SBA) first fiscal quarter of 2011 (October – December 2010) it is the Top SBA Lender in Utah. Celtic Bank has been providing loans to small businesses for more than 10 years. Reese S. Howell Jr., chief executive officer for Celtic Bank, has stated “We’re very excited about the numbers coming out from the SBA, it’s a great way to start

Celtic Bank Wins Top SBA Lender Of The Year

Celtic Bank announced today that it has received its sixth U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Utah Lender of the Year award in the small lender category for 2010. Currently Celtic Bank is the Overall Top SBA Lender in Utah for 2011. Celtic Bank has been providing SBA loans since it first opened in 2001. According to Reese S. Howell Jr., chief executive officer for Celtic Bank, “It is an honor

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

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

Celtic Bank Hires Melinda Ficek as Business Development Officer – Asset Based …

Celtic Bank recently announced that it has hired Melinda Ficek as business development officer – asset based lending for Southern California. Asset based lending (ABL) is a type of working capital financing that uses accounts receivables and inventory as collateral. Celtic Bank is active in Southern California, and finds the California market a good fit for its growing ABL portfolio. There is a lot of opportunity to serve

Salt Lake Karate-Do Receives Commercial Financing From Celtic Bank

Celtic Bank recently closed a small business loan for Salt Lake Karate-Do’s new downtown location on 865 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake Karate-Do offers martial arts lessons for children and adults. Lead instructor, Mr. Shihan Toshio Osaka from Sugarhouse Dojo will continue helping students to improve their minds and their bodies through rigorous physical training and mental discipline at the new location. Osaka is an 8th degree

Celtic Bank Receives National Recognition For Being a Top SBA Lender By Coleman …

Salt Lake City, UT – May 6, 2009 – Celtic Bank recently was recognized by Coleman Publishing as being a top SBA lender with largest percentage increase in loan volume for six months ending March 31, 2009. Coleman Publishing is an online media company covering the banking industry. Coleman Publishing started in 1993 with the Coleman Report, a newsletter covering the United States' Small Business Administration loan programs. The Coleman

Jacobs and Son, Inc. Receives Commercial Financing From Celtic Bank

Austin, Tx – April 13th, 2009 – Celtic Bank recently closed a small business loan for Jacobs and Son, Inc’s new location on Highway 183 in Cedar Park, Texas. Jacobs and Son offers a large selection of landscaping materials at reasonable prices. Specializing in stone, Jacobs and Son have a wide variety of colors and textures as you plan beautiful walkways, water features, patios, and plant beds. Headquartered in Salt Lake

Utah CDC Recognizes Celtic Bank’s John Holt For Extinguished Experience in SBA …

Celtic Bank announced today that their Vice President – Commercial Lending: John Holt was recently recognized for being a top producer with Utah Certified Development Company (CDC). Holt’s award recognizes his esteemed experience in SBA lending with Utah CDC. “In the life of Utah CDC this distinguished award has only been given to a handful of Utah’s top Commercial Lenders. You have to demonstrate years of superior performance in

Celtic Bank Hires Adeline Rem as Regional Vice President/Business Development Of …

Austin, TX – December 19th, 2008 – Celtic Bank recently announced that it has hired Adeline Rem as regional vice president/SBA business development for Central Texas. “We’ve wanted to expand into Texas for some time now and feel we’ve found the right person to help Celtic Bank do that,” said Reese Howell, Jr. chief executive officer of Celtic Bank. With over 15 years experience in the financial services arena, Adeline Rem

Tsunami Japanese Restaurant Receives Commercial Financing From Celtic Bank

Celtic Bank recently closed a small business loan for Tsunami’s new River Park location at 10722 South Riverfront Parkway, South Jordan, Utah. Tsunami is Salt Lake City’s premiere Japanese restaurant and sushi bar. With other locations in Sugarhouse and Union Park, Tsunami servers a variety of fare, from mouth-watering Kobe beef to the award winning baby-back ribs, Tsunami offers a little something for everyone. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, Celtic

Celtic Bank Hires Jim Harris as Regional Vice President/Business Development Off …

Celtic Bank recently announced that it has hired Jim Harris as regional vice president/SBA business development for Central and Northern California. “We’re excited to grow within the California market, it is an appropriate next step,” said Reese Howell, Jr. chief executive officer of Celtic Bank. A graduate of California State University, Sacramento, Mr. Harris’ background in financial services management began as a stockbroker in the mid 1980s, moved to retail bank

Boettcher Group, Inc. Receives Commercial Financing From Celtic Bank

Celtic Bank recently closed a commercial loan for Woodcraft franchisee, Boettcher Group, a retail company that provides woodworking tools and supplies. Located in Ventura, California, Woodcraft is delighted to offer their products and services to woodworking professionals and hobbyists in the surrounding area. Wendy Boettcher, President of the company “applauds Celtic’s even-keeled approach to being duly diligent while still working to support the small business owner.” Headquartered in Salt Lake

Veteran Trading Receives Working Capital Financing From Celtic Bank

Celtic Bank recently closed a $750,000 asset-based working capital line of credit for Veterans Trading Co., LLC. Located in Park City, Utah Veteran Trading is a service-disabled and veteran-owned distributor of electronic components to the aerospace and defense industry. Celtic Bank offers working capital solutions nationwide and can be reached at (801) 320-6564 or dgodfrey@celticbank.com. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, and loan production offices in California, Celtic Bank supports