SBA 504 Advisor/Emeritus
Michael Owen is deeply committed to the economic prosperity and sustainability of the thriving communities served by CDC Small Business Finance, an award-winning community lender and non-profit.
Owen has been active in the field of economic development and lending over the last three decades. During that stretch of time, Owen has been responsible for approving credit requests and managing business operations that have supported more than $18 billion in small business lending.
What’s the result of deploying that amount of financing? Prosperity. The affordable funding we’ve issued to entrepreneurs has created and retained more than 100,000 jobs in California, Arizona and Nevada.
Current responsibilities include:
The U.S. Small Business Administration certifies CDC Small Business Finance to offer a broad range of SBA products including the SBA 504 commercial real estate loan Community Advantage loan and the SBA Microloan in the three states we serve.
We’re proud to say we are the nation’s most active SBA 504 and Community Advantage lender in terms of the loans issued, and dollars approved and funded. This is a massive win for the areas we serve because it demonstrates affordable capital paired with transparent terms and stellar service is flowing to the neighborhoods that arguably need it the most.
In addition to that CDC Small Business Finance administers the:
Owen and his wife, Kim live in San Diego County.
Achievements + Awards:
CDC Small Business Finance
As a leader in nonprofit small business lending
Dollars in SBA real estate financed
Dollars in working capital loans
Dollars to people of color, women + veterans (all loan products)
Jobs created and preserved