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Candidate for Region 3 Director

Senior Vice President | Business Finance Group Inc.


Running for: Region 3 Director
Election Year: 2017
Term Expiration: 2019

Wayne Williams is currently Senior Vice President and Senior Lending Officer of Business Finance Group (BFG), a top producing CDC in SBA’s Region 3. In his current role Wayne is responsible for business development, including new loan originations and nurturing and expanding loan referral networks. He also assists other BDOs with SBA policy and procedure concerns.

With BFG since 1997, Wayne has served in roles including business development officer, business development manager, and credit department manager. Critical to all his roles with BFG, Wayne has established long term relationships with the local SBA district offices, SLPC, and SBA headquarters and is very well versed in the SBA’s SOP and CFR.  Over the years, Wayne has personally assisted almost 700 small businesses with projects totaling over $1.3 billion. Prior to joining BFG Wayne spent 10 years as a commercial lender with regional and national banks in North Carolina, Virginia, and Florida.  

Elected to the NADCO Board in 2015 representing Region 3, Wayne currently chairs NADCO’s Economic Development/Community Advantage Committee and serves on the Regulatory and Finance Committees as well as various smaller working groups focused on SOP updates and regulatory relief projects.  Wayne has been a NADCO Instructor since 2014, helping reinvigorate and teach “Intro to 504” and “504 Packaging” and develop and teach a new “Navigating the SOP” course as well as workshops on “504 Debt Refinance” and “504 Eligibility.”
Wayne has been the Chair of the SBA’s Lenders Quality Circle Advisory Committee in Washington, DC since 2007 and a committee member since 1997. Through this group, Wayne has chaired or assisted with the planning and production of numerous SBA lenders conferences including the Mid-Atlantic Lenders Conference and the America East Conference.
Wayne is a former Chapter President, Instructor, and National Award Winner with the American Institute of Banking (AIB is now a part of the American Bankers Association). He has also been an instructor for RMA (Risk Management Association) and remains an active member of RMA’s Potomac Chapter in metro Washington, DC.  Wayne obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a graduate of the North Carolina School of Banking’s Advanced Management Program and RMA’s Commercial Lending School at East Carolina University. In 2009, Wayne was recognized by the Washington Metropolitan Area District Office as SBA’s Financial Services Champion.
Wayne lives in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC with his two adorable dogs Boris and Chase.

1725 Desales St. NW, Suite 504
Washington, DC 20036

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