Brooks Harbertson Named VP, Commercial Loan Officer for Mountain West

MWSBF Names Brooks Harbertson as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer for Company’s Utah County Operation

Article Highlights: Brooks Harbertson

Mountain West Small Business Finance has named Brooks Harbertson as vice president, commercial loan officer at their Orem, Utah office.

In his new capacity, Harbertson will support the Central Utah operation.

Harbertson has worked in a number of different lending capacities for more than 15 years. Most recently he worked at Mountain West Bank and for Zions Bank.

Brooks can be contacted via email at bharbertson@mwsbf.com.

 

Brooks Harbertson and his wife Lisa

June 26, 2019, (Salt Lake City) – Mountain West Small Business Finance (MWSBF), Utah’s largest SBA lender, welcomes Brooks Harbertson as vice president, commercial loan officer at the Orem, Utah office. In his new capacity, Harbertson will support the Central Utah operation. Two of MWSBF’s key loan officers at the Utah County office, Debbie Harper and Michael Vanchiere, are planning to retire later this year.

The Utah County Difference

“Utah County has always been a hub of economic development for the state,” said John D. Evans, president Mountain West Small Business Finance. “The SBA 504 program, administered by our incredible Central Utah team, has played a key role in that development. To keep that momentum, our succession planning called for a proven production-driven loan officer. Brooks’ track record shows he’s the right fit.”

Proven Production Record

Harbertson has worked in a number of different lending capacities for more than 15 years. His most recent role was vice president and senior commercial lender in Park City, Utah for Mountain West Bank. He was the Idaho-based bank’s only lender for the State of Utah. Previously, he worked for Zions Bank in private banking, commercial lending, and their national real estate group. Prior to joining Mountain West Bank, Harbertson took a sabbatical from banking to work as the development director for a nonprofit where he had previously served as Board Chair.

About Brooks Harbertson

Additionally, Harbertson graduated with a bachelor’s of science in economics from the University of Utah. He and his wife Lisa have been married for 20 years in July – high school sweethearts and have known each other since they were 10 and 11. They have four children: boy and girl twins (15), and two other sons (13 and 8). Brooks loves spending time with his family in the outdoors.

Image of Brooks Harbertson and his family, outside dressed warm on a beach

The Harbertson family

About Mountain West Small Business Finance

MWSBF is a private, non-profit corporation. Mountain West is licensed and regulated by the U.S. Small Business Administration to administer the SBA’s 504 Development Company Loan Program in Utah, Wyoming and surrounding mountain states. The company works with local lending institutions, community economic development agencies and business owners to facilitate access to capital for growth, expansion and job creation. MWSBF’s team of experienced economic development finance professionals has decades of experience helping small business owners and lenders access various state and federal finance opportunities. Since its inception, MWSBF has provided loans to thousands of small businesses totaling more than one billion dollars, resulting in thousands of new jobs. To see if MWSBF has a financing option that works for your small business visit https://mwsbf.com/apply-now/.

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