DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 22, 2005--U.S. Bank has named Keith
A. Hoyt as new western regional sales manager and senior vice
president for it's Small Business Administration (SBA) division
operation. The SBA Division's western region headquarters will be in
Denver, where Hoyt will be based.
The U.S. Bank SBA Division is one of the nation's leading SBA
lenders and currently operates 25 specially designated SBA business
centers serving 25 states. The western region includes six business
centers, including Glendale/Los Angeles; Orange (Calif.); San Diego;
Phoenix; Austin, Texas and Denver. SBA Division also operates a
midwest region based in Louisville, Ky., and a northwest region based
in Auburn/Sacramento. The western region office will be located at
6300 South Syracuse Way in Englewood, Colo.
Hoyt has more than 14 years of SBA lending experience. Prior to
joining U.S. Bank, he was sales manager for the western region of CIT
Small Business Lending Corp. in Denver. Previously, he was corporate
counsel and vice president for The Money Store Investment Corp. in
"We are very pleased to add Keith to our SBA team. He has
extensive SBA experience and is a seasoned manager of SBA lending
professionals," said David H. Bartram, president of SBA Division for
U.S. Bank. "I anticipate that Keith will be immediately effective both
in leading our western region business development officers as well as
working with our referral sources in U.S. Bank and externally."
Hoyt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ambassador College in
Pasadena, Calif., and a Juris Doctorate from the University of the
Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. Additionally, he has
completed extensive SBA training courses in finance, documentation and
He is a member of the National Association of Government
Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL) and the American Corporate Counsel
Association. Hoyt resides in the Denver area.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $195 billion, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,370 banking offices and 4,620 ATMs, and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service
Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking benefits and
services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. U.S.
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CONTACT: U.S. Bank Media Relations
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733
U.S. Bank SBA
Brian L. Butler, 858-536-4545 ext. 204
SOURCE: U.S. Bank