Rhett B. Rowe
Mr. Rowe most recently served as Senior Regional Director for Great Lakes Business Credit, LLC for 3 years, where he succeeded in securing significant new business, despite extensive competition across numerous industry verticals and multiple state territories. Mr. Rowe was previously a Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager for Key Bank, N.A., in Colorado, responsible for generating $52,000,000 in annual revenues. Prior to this role he was President/CEO of First National Bank of Colorado, where he managed 160 staff members and led record asset growth. His background includes roles of Executive Vice President/Chief Lending Officer for Arvest Bank in Arkansas, and Senior Vice President, Large Corporate & Special Assets Group for Comerica Bank in Michigan.
Mr. Rowe excels in providing custom financing structures to operating companies which cannot obtain bank financing throughout the Midwest, East and Southeast regions of the country. He has a dedicated referral network to drive loan origination business, and in turn provides referrals to banks and third-party financing partners when clients become bankable. He is also credit trained and experienced in special assets and workouts. His clients span a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, service, agriculture, non-profits, information technology, construction, healthcare, energy, retail, automotive, hospitality, transportation and commercial real estate.
Mr. Rowe is highly involved in various professional organizations, including the Association for Corporate Growth, Rick Management Association, Turnaround Management Association, Commercial Finance Association, Indiana Association for Corporate Renewal, Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce and Birmingham/Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce. He received his MBA in Finance summa cum laude from the University of Detroit in 1991, and his BA in Economics cum laude from the University of Michigan in 1988.