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  • Tampa Bay
    Garrett VonEye
    Hillsborough County 
     
    Garrett Voneye
     
    First Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer Team Leader
    Office: 813-514-9342
    Cell: 813-480-2230
    gvoneye@valley.com
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      Garrett serves as the SBA Business Development Officer Team Lead .He has more than 13-years of SBA lending experience. He began his career in 2005, focusing specifically on the SBA loan program and Industrial Revenue Bonds in and around the Detroit area. Throughout his career, Garrett’s had the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the SBA lending process including, application, closing and servicing; giving him a unique perspective and understanding of the program and how it can be navigated successfully. Garrett moved to Tampa in 2009 and joined Valley in 2013. During his tenure, the SBA team has consistently ranked in the top 100 nationally and the #1 Florida Based SBA lender in the Tampa Bay region 5-years in a row.

    Michael Barone
    Southwest Florida
     
    Michael Barone
     
    Assistant Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer
    Office: 813-514-9343
    Cell: 813-557-4811
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      As an SBA Business Development Officer for Valley National Bank, Michael’s primary duties include developing and structuring loans and marketing other banking products and services to SBA eligible businesses. Michael services the Southwest Coast of Florida from Tampa south to Naples. Before this role, Michael was a loan underwriter and managed the Loan Express program for a Tampa, FL based community bank.

    Sterling Birdsong
    Pinellas, Pasco and Polk Counties
     
    Sterling Birsong
     
    Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer 
    Office: 813-514-9341
    Cell: 813-205-1714
    sbirdsong@valley.com
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      Sterling Birdsong is a Vice Present and SBA Business Development Officer for Valley.
      He primarily focuses on the counties of Pinellas, Pasco, and Polk.  Sterling is a Tampa native who has been in the banking industry for 5-years. The first three years of his banking career were spent as an underwriter in the community lending division. Sterling joined the SBA Lending team in January of 2016.

       

  • South Florida
    Scott McBride

    Scott McBride
     
    Vice President and SBA Business
    Development Officer
    Office: 407-992-4288 (x1450)
    Cell: 407-963-1002
    smcbride@valley.com
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      Scott McBride began his banking career when he joined First Union National Bank in 1998.  The training he received as a Financial Specialist, covered all areas of banking, including licensing as a securities trader and insurance agent.  He used this training and his knowledge of the Central Florida market to focus on commercial lending.  Eventually he realized how valuable SBA Loan programs could be for his clients and their businesses and took a position focusing specifically on SBA 7(a) lending.  His passion is working with business owners and entrepreneurs to help them accomplish their goals. 

  • Central/North Florida
    Scott McBride

    Scott McBride
     
    Vice President and SBA Business
    Development Officer
    Office: 407-992-4288 (x1450)
    Cell: 407-963-1002
    smcbride@valley.com
    • Read my bio

      Scott McBride began his banking career when he joined First Union National Bank in 1998.  The training he received as a Financial Specialist, covered all areas of banking, including licensing as a securities trader and insurance agent.  He used this training and his knowledge of the Central Florida market to focus on commercial lending.  Eventually he realized how valuable SBA Loan programs could be for his clients and their businesses and took a position focusing specifically on SBA 7(a) lending.  His passion is working with business owners and entrepreneurs to help them accomplish their goals. 

hidden text to fill headerAlabama Business Development Officers

  • Alabama
    Garrett VonEye
    Hillsborough County 
     
    Garrett Voneye
     
    First Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer Team Leader
    Office: 813-514-9342
    Cell: 813-480-2230
    gvoneye@valley.com
    • Read my bio

      Garrett serves as the SBA Business Development Officer Team Lead .He has more than 13-years of SBA lending experience. He began his career in 2005, focusing specifically on the SBA loan program and Industrial Revenue Bonds in and around the Detroit area. Throughout his career, Garrett’s had the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the SBA lending process including, application, closing and servicing; giving him a unique perspective and understanding of the program and how it can be navigated successfully. Garrett moved to Tampa in 2009 and joined Valley in 2013. During his tenure, the SBA team has consistently ranked in the top 100 nationally and the #1 Florida Based SBA lender in the Tampa Bay region 5-years in a row.

hidden text to fill headerNew York / New Jersey Business Development Officers

  • New York / New Jersey
    Dana McGill
     
    Dana McGill
     
    Vice President and SBA Business
    Development Officer
    Office: 973-305-8800 x3025
    Cell: 551-204-9623
    dmcgill@valley.com
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      Dana McGill joined Valley's Small Business Administration lending team in 2018 as a Business Development Officer for New York and New Jersey. Dana has been in the banking industry for 11 years, and has spent the past 3 years in SBA. Dana earned her Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Economics, minoring in Chemistry from Utah State University. She holds an MBA from Westminster College.