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Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans

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Alan Thomes

Managing Director of SBA Banking

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Alan is responsible for all aspects of the bank’s SBA portfolio and loan production. He leads a team of 26 people in offices across six states. Together, they support the activities of the conventional commercial bank as well as directly originate transactions across the country.


Alan has over 20 years of lending experience with over 10 years of SBA-specific experience. Prior to his role as Managing Director of SBA Banking, Alan served as President of SBA Banking and the North Fulton/Gwinnett Market President at State Bank. He is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at LSU and also completed Regions Bank’s Commercial Credit School in Birmingham. Alan holds the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation for treasury management. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Banker’s Association as the President of the Leadership GBA Executive Committee. Alan is also a graduate of the Leadership North Fulton program and a former board member of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce.


Alan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Winthrop University. It was there that he met his wife, Ashley. Together they have two teenage children. He and his family are active members of Perimeter Church and also manage the Forsyth County chapter of Blessings in a Backpack.




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