• SBA Business Development Officer

    Location US-CA-Pasadena | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-San Diego | US-TX-Houston | US-WA-Seattle
    Job ID
    Commercial Banking/Corporate Banking
    Position Type
  • Overview

    For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 130 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities. And our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, high-tech and aviation help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees’ potential for career advancement.


    Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $37.7 billion, we’re ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States and currently top 5 in “America’s 100 Best Banks” by Forbes, a list where we've consistently been in the top 15 since 2010. With a strong foundation, an enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.


    East West Bank is currently seeking a SBA Business Development Officer. This position is responsible for marketing SBA loans to eligible businesses. Typical loan amounts are for $350,000 - $5,000,000.


    As an East West Bank employee, you will be part of a growing and stable organization that provides career path development opportunities while serving a growing and profitable market.


    As a valuable East West Bank team member, your duties (not limited to) will include:

    • Generates new business through prospecting, outside calling, networking and referrals. Makes a substantial number of outside, in-person calls on prospects and clients requiring extensive automobile travel.
    • Develops and maintains referral sources for SBA marketing purposes.
    • Maintains and applies a thorough understanding of the bank’s credit policy, SBA eligibility and all necessary business practices to ensure the submission of accurate and complete loan application packages.
    • Actively participates in local SBA district functions within assigned marketing area.
    • Provides management with input regarding current policies and practices.
    • Generates loans that maintain an acceptable level of performance.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Successful track record in generating SBA loans with an emphasis on the SBA 7(a) program.
    • At least five years of SBA Business Development Officer experience.
    • Ability to generate all SBA loan leads without branch referrals.
    • Good understanding of financial institution departments and activities.
    • Demonstrate great customer service via phone and email.
    • Extensive broker referral network.
    • Solid understanding of SBA loan policies and good credit skills.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.


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