Joe has over 40+ years experience in the lending industry, 36 of which were with national lenders. He started doing U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) lending in the early 1980’s and specializes in SBA business acquisition financing. In early 2009, he formed his own SBA Loan consulting, packaging and placement firm, BizLoanFunding.com, to assist individual small businesses nationwide to obtain SBA financing utilizing his experience and personal contact network of SBA lenders he’s developed over the years and he has been very successful in arranging SBA financing for his clients. Joe also works as an independent SBA loan consultant for community banks in the region.
In the last 20 years he has originated and funded over $250 Million in SBA loans with businesses in the following industries:
Accounting Firms • Assisted Living Facilities • Auto Body Repair • Auto Dealers • Auto Tire Stores • Bakeries • Bars • Beer-Wine Distributors • Bowling Centers • Car Washes •Chiropractic Practices • Coffee Shops • Computer Repair • Construction Companies • Convenience Stores/Gas Stations • Daycare Centers • Dog Kennels • Dry Cleaning Stores • Fitness Centers • Franchises • Freight Transportation Companies • Funeral Homes • Grocery Stores • Hardware Stores • Hotels • Ice Cream Shops • Information Technology Companies • Landscape Contractors •Machine Shops • Manufacturers • Medical - Dental Practices • Optical Labs and Shops • Pet Shops • Pharmacies • Print Shops • Rental Centers • Restaurants • Staffing Services • Tanning Salons • Veterinary Practices
He has been working over the past decade with our Regional Director, Bill White, in Ohio successfully arranging SBA financing for numerous business acquisitions and decided to join Murphy Business as a Business Consultant to assist small businesses and prospective buyers in Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
Joe is a native of western Pennsylvania and graduated from Slippery Rock University with a degree in Economics and Business. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Western Pennsylvania Association of SBA-Guaranteed Lenders (WPASGL), and is a long-time member of the Ohio Business Brokers Association (OBBA) and the Council of Small Enterprises (COSE).