Hanmi Bank Announces Key Hires

March 18, 2019

Hanmi Bank’s Commercial Equipment Leasing Division has announced two seasoned industry veterans have joined its rapidly growing team. Michael Coon has been hired as Senior Business Development and Capital Markets Officer and Maggie Holly as First Vice President, Credit Manager.

Mike Coon is a 30-year equipment finance veteran with extensive credit training and expertise in syndicating commercial finance transactions, product development and corporate expansion. Coon has held positions with Amur Equipment Finance, Lease Corporation of America and TAB Bank. He is the Immediate Past President of the National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA). Coon will negotiate and manage relationships with independent lessors, banks and captive finance companies.

Maggie Holly has over 20 years of experience in small and mid-ticket commercial equipment transactions, including complex structured commercial loans & leases, syndication, product development, and corporate expansion within the equipment leasing industry. Her background includes nine years as VP, Regional Credit Manager with GE Capital, and nearly a decade as Syndication Manager with Celtic Commercial Finance, a wholly owned subsidiary of MB Financial Bank, N.A. Holly received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Southern California (USC).

Holly will lend her extensive experience to lead and develop Hanmi’s credit team, ensuring a superior quality service experience for Hanmi’s origination partners.

Kevin Kepp, Executive Vice President of Hanmi Bank commented, “We are extremely excited to be able to bring Mike and Maggie into our expanding division. Their experience and individual expertise will help elevate an already solutions-oriented group.”

About Hanmi Financial Corporation
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Hanmi Financial Corporation owns Hanmi Bank, which serves multi-ethnic communities through its network of 35 full-service branches and nine loan production offices in California, Texas, Illinois, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Colorado, Washington and Georgia. Hanmi Bank specializes in real estate, commercial, SBA and trade finance lending to small and middle market businesses. Additional information is available at www.hanmi.com.