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Ryan Black

Vice President II - SBA Lending

Ryan Black

About Ryan

Ryan Black has over 15 years of banking experience that he applies to the SBA Lending team at First Business Bank. He has held a number of roles in his career, ranging from retail banking to commercial underwriting, and now focuses on providing lending solutions for commercial clients using the SBA and USDA lending programs. Ryan specializes in helping businesses with less than $25 million in revenue with acquisition financing, partner buyouts, and recapitalization loans. He has experience in many industries, including e-commerce, professional services, medical practices, franchise lending, and owner-occupied real estate purchases with little to no down payment. In 2024, Ryan was selected as a BizTimes Media Notable SBA Lender.

Ryan is a sports enthusiast who spends most of his free time attending his three young children’s youth activities. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and lives in Elm Grove, WI, where he serves as a member of the Village Recreation Committee, providing high quality parks and open spaces, facilities, programs, and special events to the community. He is also on the Board of Governors of the Midwest Business Brokers & Intermediaries (MBBI) Wisconsin Chapter.

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