“Atlantic Capital Bank has become a leader in funding mergers and acquisitions nationwide for both small and lower middle market companies. Unlike most banks, Atlantic Capital does not limit the amount of goodwill we can finance in a deal, which means we can provide larger SBA business acquisition loans than most of our competitors.”
Prior to joining Atlantic Capital Bank, Lee served as an SBA Lender for Yadkin Bank in Jacksonville, FL before it ultimately sold to F.N.B. Corporation. Lee also worked for CBC National Bank in Fernandina Beach, FL in multiple SBA positions. Prior to that, he managed the SBA Lending activities of a small community bank in South Georgia for more than six years.
Focus: SBA & USDA Lending
Experience: 12+ years of commercial and SBA lending or credit experience.
Education: B.S. – Mercer University, Finance; M.B.A. – Troy University, Management; The Georgia Banking School at the University of Georgia; The Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University
Affiliations: Association for Corporate Growth, Small Business Resource Network, Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors
$4.1MM SBA 7(a) loan for the acquisition of a pest control company in Florida
$3.2MM SBA 7(a) loan for the acquisition of a niche construction company in Florida
$3.9MM SBA 7(a) loan for construction of a new day care center in North Carolina
$4.3MM SBA 7(a) loan for the acquisition of an Industrial Maintenance Company in Florida
$3.0MM SBA 7(a) loan for the acquisition of a manufacturing company in Oklahoma
$2.9MM USDA Business & Industry loan to refinance a Bed & Breakfast in Florida