Eric has nearly 30 years of banking experience, and is considered a specialist in SBA and USDA lending. In addition to his focus on government-guaranteed lending, he has held positions of senior credit analyst, branch manager and vice president. Eric has played an integral part of achieving Preferred Lender Status for several financial institutions under the SBA’s 7(a) Program as well as obtaining Certified Lender Status under the USDA’s Business & Industry Lending Program. Eric joined Ridgestone Bank in 2006 and in 2009 became a senior vice president. He will continue to lead the Brookfield, Wis. commercial team at Byline Small Business Capital.