As the founder of J&M Business Capital, Jerry brings 25 years of banking and financial services experience to servicing our clients.
A graduate of Western Illinois University, majoring in Finance, Jerry immediately went into banking. He has held every front office position from personal Banker, Branch Manager, Multi-Branch Manager, Community Banking Manger, to Regional Retail Manager and Commercial Lender. He started his tenure in Commercial Banking in 2005 and has 15 years of exposure in business lending with experience in Commercial Real Estate (owner and non-owner occupied), Medical, Manufacturing, Leverage Buyouts, Business Acquisition, SBA 7(a), SBA 504 loans, and USDA Business and Industry loan programs. .
He spent 3 years as the COO of a Not For Profit CDC that administered the SBA 504 loan program where he personally piloted and ultimately brought online alternative financing products and services through key relationships that enabled the CDC to service loan customers who wouldn’t otherwise qualify for financing under bank or SBA 504 lending guidelines.
Jerry has been involved in the community as well through leadership positions with local service organizations like Rotary International, Lions Club, and Chambers of Commerce.