Radius Bank Names Gabe Beukinga President of its Government Guaranteed Lending Division
In this expanded role, Beukinga will be responsible for all client acquisition and revenue-generating activities for GGL
BOSTON (PR Web) February 13, 2019
Radius Bank, a forward-thinking digital bank, today announced that Gabe Beukinga has been named President of its Government Guaranteed Lending (GGL) division. Beukinga joined Radius last year in a leadership position with the GGL Division, and as President, will expand his role to be responsible for all client acquisition and revenue-generating activities within the division.
As President, all GGL business development officers will report to Beukinga, where he will be driving the strategic direction of client acquisition while focusing on executing plans to deliver profitable growth in SBA lending for GGL. Beukinga brings his 13 years’ experience in SBA lending, business development and executive management, and will continue to lead the direction of Radius’ participation in 7a, 504, and USDA’s B&I loan programs.
Beukinga will report directly to the Bank’s Executive Vice President and National Director of Government Guaranteed Lending, Grant Skeens.
“We are excited to grow our GGL division under Gabe’s leadership,” said Skeens. “Since joining Radius, he has been a tremendous asset to the team, and we look forward to seeing this division thrive as he takes on this new and pivotal role.”
Before joining Radius, Beukinga was President of SBA Lending at HomeStar Bank, where he launched their SBA lending platform and built a team of eight, grossing over $100 million in loans in its first two years. Prior to HomeStar Bank, Beukinga was a Managing Principal of RBS Finance where he assisted small businesses with debt advisory and consulting services. Beukinga’s experience also includes an accomplished, 8-year tenure at SomerCor504, Inc., a Chicago-based financial services company specializing in Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans. Ultimately, Beukinga was Senior Vice President and Team Leader.
His career achievements include closing more than 600 commercial real estate and business loans, exceeding $1billion in total financing, for expanding companies. Beukinga’s annual level of production has consistently made Beukinga one of the top, nationally-recognized SBA lenders in the Country.
To learn more about Radius Bank and its Government Guaranteed Lending division, visit http://radiusbank.com/business/sba-loans/.
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.