Radius Bank Appoints Grant Skeens as Executive Vice President and National Director of Government Guaranteed Lending

Skeens brings vast lending background and extensive knowledge of finance, marketing and operations to the Bank

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BOSTON (PR Web) – February 11, 2019

Radius Bank, an industry-leading digital bank, announced today that Grant Skeens has joined the company as Executive Vice President and National Director of Government Guaranteed Lending (GGL). In this role, Skeens brings his nearly 25 years of experience as a senior banking and financial services executive to oversee Radius’ participation in 7a, 504, and USDA’s B&I loan programs.

Prior to joining Radius, Skeens was the Chief Executive Officer of Security National Automotive Acceptance Company.  He also spent five years with USAA Federal Savings Bank, one of the 30 largest banks in the U.S., where he served as head of USAA’s $12.5 billion consumer lending business before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Skeens also held executive roles at KeyBank and GE Capital.

“Grant has demonstrated an impressive track record of profitability growing and improving businesses and acting as a catalyst for bottom-line results,” says President and CEO, Mike Butler . “His breadth of knowledge across marketing, financial management, operations, human capital development and more will be integral to the expansion of Radius Bank’s GGL team.”

Skeens received his MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and his bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Illinois-Urbana. He is a member of the Board of Directors of PayLink Direct, a private equity-backed financial services firm.

Grant will be working for the Bank from Chicago, IL and will be interfacing with the rest of the executive leadership team based in Boston, MA.

To learn more about Radius Bank, visit www.radiusbank.com.

About Radius Bank

With assets of approximately $1.4 billion, Radius Bank is a forward-thinking digital bank committed to providing a full complement of accounts and services to meet the banking needs of consumers and businesses nationwide. Radius provides the product depth of a national brand, the technology of a fintech, and the personalized attention typically reserved for a local bank to consumers, small and middle market businesses, unions, government entities and non-profit organizations. The Bank’s award-winning digital banking platform allows consumer clients to bank from anywhere with a computer or mobile device and provides convenient features such as check deposit, bill pay, card management, and a personal financial management dashboard. Business clients enjoy a wide array of award-winning deposit products, advanced treasury management services, and loan and payment solutions.  In addition, Radius’ suite of open APIs deliver a robust banking-as-a-service (Baas) platform for fintechs to quickly access core banking features and build best-in-class financial solutions. Radius specializes in partnering with forward-thinking fintechs to provide white-label deposit products, cards, digital onboarding, and account management.  Radius Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and is an Equal Housing/Equal Opportunity Lender. For further information, visit the Bank’s website at radiusbank.com, or follow the Bank on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.