Annual Elections

BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNUAL ELECTIONS NOW OPEN
ELECTIONS END 5:00 PM SEPTEMBER 15th

Florida Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, Inc. “FLAGGL” hereby notifies all Voting Members of Record that the Elections Period to vote for a seat on the Board of Directors will open September 9th through 5:00 pm on September 15th, 2016.

Each voting member may vote in the elections for one or more nominees in any category, up to 5 total (click each nominee to review their bio):

SMALL BANKS:
•    Ray Drew, Ready Cap Lending (Bio), (Resume)
•    Teressa Galloway, American Momentum Bank (Bio), (Resume)
•    Frederick Schmid, Jr., Florida Capital Bank NA (Bio)

LARGE BANKS:
•    Marianne Keehan, TD Bank (Bio)
•    Vanessa Siefcak, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Bio)

CDC:
•    None

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
•    Mitchell Fogel, Fogel Law Group (Bio)
•    Irene Fonzi, Beachside Law Office (Bio)
•    Victor Diaz, Starfield & Smith, PA (Bio)

The following board members are leaving the board:
Kevin Rafferty, Paradise Bank (Small Bank)
Brad Zinn, Floridian Community Bank (Small Bank)
Paul Ihrig, Transworld Business Advisors/Wells Fargo (Big Bank)
Brandy Lipps, Logic Environmental, Inc. (Affiliate)

The following board members are remaining on the board:
Rick Von Minden, United Community Bank (Big Bank)
Sandra Anderson, SEDCO (CDC)
Debbie Petrell, FFCFC (CDC)
Rich McClintock, JP Morgan Chase (Big Bank)
Vincent Muratore, Newtek Business Solutions (Affiliate)
Lynne Singletary, BankUnited (Big Bank)
Hetal Engineer, Evolve Bank & Trust (Small Bank)

Official voting ballots have been emailed to all eligible voting members.  If you have not received your ballot, please contact Paul Ihrig or Brad Zinn.


 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

NOMINATIONS CLOSE SEPTEMBER 2nd

Florida Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, Inc. “FLAGGL” hereby notifies all members that the Nomination Period for nominating persons to run for a seat on the Board of Directors is August 25, 2016 through 5p.m., September 2, 2016.

All General Members and Affiliate Members may nominate one (1) individual to run for a board position. The Nominating Committee and Board of Directors may also nominate individuals to run for a board position. A General Member is defined for purposes herein, as any individual involved in Government Guaranteed Lending that paid for and attended the 2015 annual conference.

FLAGGL can only be successful with effective leadership. This is your opportunity to help shape the future direction of FLAGGL by nominating qualified, dedicated and energetic individuals that will make FLAGGL a more recognized and respected organization in Government Guaranteed Lending World. The terms for Directors are for two years as set according to the bylaws of FLAGGL.

Voting Members are Banks, Certified Development Companies, and other Entities that participate in Government Guaranteed Lending and were represented at the annual conference by one or more individuals, employees or officers. Affiliate Members are eligible to vote, but only in their second consecutive year of membership. Affiliate Members are individuals or entities that provide support or services to General Members or Voting Members, and that paid for and attended the 2014 and 2015 annual conference and that are approved by the Board of Directors.

To nominate yourself or a colleague, Click Here to Complete the Nomination Form.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your nomination, please contact any Officer or Board Member (our email addresses are listed on the About FLAGGL page).

NOMINATIONS CLOSE 5:00 PM EST SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2016.

OPEN SEATS (5)

Nominations can be made in the Big Bank (More than $10B in Assets), Small Bank (Less than $10B in Assets), Certified Development Company and Affiliate Member categories.

REMAINING BOARD MEMBERS (7)

Rick Von Minden (Big Bank), Lynne Singletary (Big Bank), Rich McClintock (Big Bank), Hetal Engineer (Small Bank), Debbie Petrell (CDC), Sandra Anderson (CDC) Vinny Muratore (Affiliate),

DEPARTING BOARD MEMBERS (3)

Paul Ihrig (Big Bank elected as a Small Bank), Bradley Zinn (Small Bank), Brandy Lipps (Affiliate)