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March Virtual Lunch – State of Commercial Lending in 2021
March 9, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm$20.00
We’re excited to share some industry financial trends from a select group of panelists including a commercial mortgage broker, commercial lender, Small Business Administration representative, and a commercial developer. This panel discussion will focus on the state of lending from various entities and other relevant trends shaping up for 2021. This will be an interactive virtual lunch with topics discussed by the panel as well as engaging attendees in the discussion.
Per our traditional set up, we’ll have a half hour of engaging virtual networking followed by our interactive panel discussion. We’re looking forward to seeing you.
Mark Dibble is an industry veteran with experience in all aspects of commercial real estate financing. His mortgage banking experience includes project feasibility and market analysis, loan underwriting, negotiation of loan documents, lease analysis, budget analysis, and capital structuring. Mark began his career with American National Bank in Chicago as a loan officer and underwriter originating loans in all product types. For the next 15 years, he served as Senior Vice President with Bank of America in Seattle where he worked directly with clients in providing construction and term financing for the Bank’s loan portfolio. His experience also includes mezzanine debt, interest rate products, loan syndications, historic and new markets tax credits, and letters of credit. He led multi-bank teams on transactions exceeding $100 million for institutional bank clients.
Kim Etherton is a Vice President with Umpqua Bank. Kim is a Senior Relationship Manager in the Seattle Commercial Real Estate Office. She joined Umpqua six years ago after working twelve years at US Bank. Managing a portfolio of $500 million in commitments on both construction and term loans, her portfolio is a mix of multifamily, office, retail, hospitality and industrial product. A graduate of the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business, Kim enjoys spending her personal time with her husband (Roger) and golden retriever (Delilah) with their trailer in the wine country throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Carson Bowlin founded TimberRise in 2019 with a vision for leading meaningful development projects committed to high quality-design, the use of natural materials and the creation of healthy, community-focused spaces. Careful attention to detail, analytical rigor, vision and relationships have been continued keys to success. Recent projects include 280,000 square feet of mass timber office, two master planned communities totaling nearly 1,500 homes, a one-of-a-kind fractional ownership development and a 140-unit mixed-use project. Carson is committed to supporting his community through his involvement as the Chair of the Young Professionals Board on behalf of a state-wide policy think-tank, service on the Board of the Boy Scout Chief Seattle Council, mentorship to up-and-coming individuals and rural land conservation efforts.