Steve Fajardo, Senior Vice President, Commercial & Government Guaranteed Lender
Joins Horizon Community Bank
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz.—December 29, 2020— Horizon Community Bank is pleased to announce that Steve Fajardo has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Commercial & Government Guaranteed Lender at Horizon Community Bank. Steve comes to the Mohave Valley with over twenty-five years of commercial lending experience in the Denver, CO market. With his vast experience and extensive background in commercial banking, Steve will be responsible for generating and administering SBA (Small Business Administration); USDA Business & Industrial loans; and conventional commercial loans for Horizon Community Bank.
Steve is also looking forward to getting involved with the Lake Havasu City Community, but he currently serves as Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for Denver Area Youth Services and Secretary on the Board of Directors for Preferred Lending Partners. Steve has also been involved with other non-profit organizations including Kids in Need of Dentistry and has served as a guest speaker for several events including the Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council and the City of Denver Lending Summit. Other volunteer activities for Steve include coaching high school athletics including baseball and softball.
In his personal time, Steve is always on the move and never passes a chance to enjoy the great outdoors. You can typically find him camping, hunting, fishing, playing a round of golf or on the mountain snowboarding. He also enjoys traveling and just relaxing with family and friends
In a statement from Mark Martinez, EVP Chief Credit Officer “HCB is extremely pleased we have successfully negotiated to bring Steve Fajardo to our organization. He has relocated here after a very successful 25-year banking career in Denver, Colorado. Steve is joining our team as a Senior Vice President, Commercial & Government Guaranteed Lender. He will focus his efforts largely in Mohave and La Paz counties. Steve is a formally trained commercial lender with credit analytical and underwriting experience. He is highly experienced in commercial real estate; commercial and industrial; and commercial construction lending. He is adept at employing both conventional as well as government credit enhanced lending programs to consultatively assist his business clients and prospects achieve their financial goals and objectives. We welcome him with open arms.”
Horizon Community Bank is a locally owned and operated FDIC insured commercial bank with branches in Fort Mohave, Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Mesa, Parker and Quartzsite, Arizona, plus loan offices in Goodyear and Phoenix Arizona. It has almost 100 employees and provides high-touch, customized financial services to those in the healthcare, transportation, real estate, hospitality and technology industries, as well as general commercial and consumer services. Horizon Community Bank is a subsidiary of holding company Horizon Bancorp, Inc.
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