Ben Powell

Vice President of Credit Administration

As the leader of GCL’s credit administration team, Ben coordinates between GCL and lending partners to build and maintain successful loan packages and relationships.

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As Vice President of Credit Administration, Ben’s leadership, knowledge and experience in SBA and commercial lending is a valuable asset, not only to GCL, but to its clients.

Ben was most recently a Manager and Senior Loan Specialist at Brillient Corporation, an information technology services and consulting firm. Previously, he was a Loan Specialist and Underwriter at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), where he was responsible for underwriting, credit analysis and portfolio management of SBA 7a and 504 loans. During a prior tenure at the SBA, Ben was a Supervisory Loan Officer, leading a team of 25 SBA underwriters.

At Brillient, Ben led a nationwide team, managing SBA loan operations, credit administration, improved credit risk, fraud reporting and loss mitigation. During his tenure, he financed $440 billion in loans to 3.9 million organizations. Before joining Brillient, he was a Mortgage Loan Underwriter at Digital Risk.

Ben has also held roles at Bank of America, including Senior Mortgage Loan Underwriter and Senior Business Banking Officers, as well as at Washington Mutual Bank. He is trained in SBA Standard Operating Procedures (SOP 50 10), loan servicing, compliance, risk trends and fraud reporting. He attended North Lake College.