Daily News: February 17, 2017

Phillips Joins Celtic Bank as VP/BDO

Patrick Phillips has joined Celtic Bank as a vice president, business development in the bank’s SBA and Commercial Lending department. Phillips will be based out of New Mexico and will cover markets across all 50 states.

Phillips bring more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry. His primary focus has been in SBA Lending.

“I look forward to working with a talented team of professionals and to contributing to the success of Celtic Bank,” Phillips said. “I am especially looking forward to the entrepreneurial environment and the pace of business activity.”

“We certainly feel fortunate that Patrick joined our team,” said Jim Harris, SVP of business development. “He has a well-established reputation as a high performer in the SBA lending community. Patrick combines professionalism with a very impressive array of financing skills.”