Xiomara Jabbar

Managing Director

Xiomara comes to work every day and is an owner operator herself. She started SBA Direct with 15 years of SBA Experience behind her. Xiomara has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and that very spirit has been inspired by the hundreds of borrowers she has helped during her SBA career. As an SBA Underwriter, she has the ability to understand the meticulous and efficient process government loan processing requires.

Xiomara’s role at SBA Direct is to manage over-all workflow and also market the company to new lending institutions. Xiomara engages with lenders who need help with structure or interpretation of SOP guidelines. She is always a call, email, text, or group post away and is always hands on with SBA Direct. Xiomara is always readily accessible to help borrowers and accommodate lending partners.

Xiomara Jabbar

Managing Director

Xiomara comes to work every day and is an owner operator herself. She started SBA Direct with 15 years of SBA Experience behind her. Xiomara has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and that very spirit has been inspired by the hundreds of borrowers she has helped during her SBA career. As an SBA Underwriter, she has the ability to understand the meticulous and efficient process government loan processing requires.

Xiomara’s role at SBA Direct is to manage over-all workflow and also market the company to new lending institutions. Xiomara engages with lenders who need help with structure or interpretation of SOP guidelines. She is always a call, email, text, or group post away and is always hands on with SBA Direct. Xiomara is always readily accessible to help borrowers and accommodate lending partners.

Isabella Patel

Client Relations Specialist

Isabella has been with SBA Direct since Summer 2020.  Isabella’s role is to procure and maintain meaningful relationships with Lending Institutions who participate in the SBA and USDA lending arena.

She focuses on SBA Direct branding, sales, marketing, and client happiness.  Isabella is currently studying Finance and Marketing and will be a university graduate in 2022.

Isabella, a Georgia native,  is passionate about social justice, economic growth, politics, cooking, and exploring new cities.

Book time to Speak with Isabella to learn more about SBA Direct services and how we can accommodate your government guaranteed lending department needs.

Isabella Patel

Client Relations Specialist

Isabella has been with SBA Direct since Summer 2020.  Isabella’s role is to procure and maintain meaningful relationships with Lending Institutions who participate in the SBA and USDA lending arena.

She focuses on SBA Direct branding, sales, marketing, and client happiness.  Isabella is currently studying Finance and Marketing and will be a university graduate in 2022.

Isabella, a Georgia native,  is passionate about social justice, economic growth, politics, cooking, and exploring new cities.

Book time to Speak with Isabella to learn more about SBA Direct services and how we can accommodate your government guaranteed lending department needs.

Cynthia Stevens

Loan Document Specialist I

Cynthia is a delightful asset to the company, she has been with SBA Direct since February 2019. She comes to SBA Direct with lots of customer service experience. Cynthia is responsible for the onboarding of borrowers. She makes the initial contact with the borrower, collects important upfront documentation, and reviews the loan application for accuracy and completeness. She remains in contact with the borrower during the entire process of the loan and develops a comfort zone with them in the process. She also handles post-closing reviews and tickler items for the file. Cynthia attends graduate school and is pursuing a career in family and juvenile law. She is passionate about helping those less fortunate and who have been wronged by civil systems. She enjoys painting and anything creative.

Cynthia Stevens

Loan Document Specialist I

Cynthia is a delightful asset to the company, she has been with SBA Direct since February 2019. She comes to SBA Direct with lots of customer service experience. Cynthia is responsible for the onboarding of borrowers. She makes the initial contact with the borrower, collects important upfront documentation, and reviews the loan application for accuracy and completeness. She remains in contact with the borrower during the entire process of the loan and develops a comfort zone with them in the process. She also handles post-closing reviews and tickler items for the file. Cynthia attends graduate school and is pursuing a career in family and juvenile law. She is passionate about helping those less fortunate and who have been wronged by civil systems. She enjoys painting and anything creative.

Alexis Eze

Loan Document Specialist II

Alexis is the newest team member to SBA Direct, she joined the company in Winter 2020.  She comes from a retail banking background.  Her role is to supervise pipeline workflow, ensure proper file onboarding of new deals, and serves as a point of contact for borrower issues and support. She also makes initial contact with borrower, collects loan packaging and underwriting documents, and reviews loan files for accuracy and completeness.

Lastly, she works with loan packagers to support timely and compliant loan closings.  She is also the point of contact for our lending partners’ sales and admin team members.  Alexis is passionate about helping people. She also enjoys drawing and watching movies and learning new things that encourage personal growth.

Alexis Eze

Loan Document Specialist II

Alexis is the newest team member to SBA Direct, she joined the company in Winter 2020.  She comes from a retail banking background.  Her role is to supervise pipeline workflow, ensure proper file onboarding of new deals, and serves as a point of contact for borrower issues and support. She also makes initial contact with borrower, collects loan packaging and underwriting documents, and reviews loan files for accuracy and completeness.

Lastly, she works with loan packagers to support timely and compliant loan closings.  She is also the point of contact for our lending partners’ sales and admin team members.  Alexis is passionate about helping people. She also enjoys drawing and watching movies and learning new things that encourage personal growth.

Henry Wu

Credit Analyst

Henry joined SBA Direct in April 2020. He is a recent graduate of UGA and has a Bachelor’s in Finance. Henry performs initial credit review of SBA loan requests to include financial spreading, document review for accuracy, performs industry searches, and is the main support for the SBA underwriters. He is a hard worker and collaborates closely with the lending partners to ensure proper credit support and is the main liaison between SBA underwriters and borrowers. Henry enjoys eating different types of foods and is passionate about tennis.

Henry Wu

Credit Analyst

Henry joined SBA Direct in April 2020. He is a recent graduate of UGA and has a Bachelor’s in Finance. Henry performs initial credit review of SBA loan requests to include financial spreading, document review for accuracy, performs industry searches, and is the main support for the SBA underwriters. He is a hard worker and collaborates closely with the lending partners to ensure proper credit support and is the main liaison between SBA underwriters and borrowers. Henry enjoys eating different types of foods and is passionate about tennis.

Vanessa Salcedo

Translator (Spanish)

Vanessa adds tremendous value in fostering relationships with ethnic groups and communities.  With a native Spanish tongue, she is able to deliver comfort during the loan process for our Spanish speaking borrowers.  She is available to translate during the initial loan application process and even through post-approval process. At SBA Direct, we will continue to add translators to our team as an effort to be truly accessible to small business owners from various international backgrounds.

Vanessa Salcedo

Translator (Spanish)

Vanessa adds tremendous value in fostering relationships with ethnic groups and communities.  With a native Spanish tongue, she is able to deliver comfort during the loan process for our Spanish speaking borrowers.  She is available to translate during the initial loan application process and even through post-approval process. At SBA Direct, we will continue to add translators to our team as an effort to be truly accessible to small business owners from various international backgrounds.

We also hire contracted SBA Professionals that are trained in our method to perform SBA functions.

Want to Join Our Team? Check our Facebook and LinkedIn page for updates on available positions.