Sandi Weber Earns SBA 2012 Financial
Service Champion of the Year
May 8, 2012
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced its annual award
winners for 2012. Sandi Weber, Vice President Commercial - SBA Lending for
Quinnipiac Bank & Trust Company, has been selected to receive the
prestigious Financial Services Champion of the Year award for Connecticut.
“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and recognizing those
who work so hard to help others start and grow their businesses is truly
an honor,” said Bernard Sweeney, SBA District Director for Connecticut.
“It is a particular privilege to present this award to Sandi Weber, who is
well known and highly regarded for her work helping Connecticut’s
entrepreneurs obtain the funding they need to operate their businesses and
create economic opportunity in the region,” added Sweeney.
Weber has over 35 years of lending experience and started out as a loan
officer with the SBA Connecticut District Office. Ms. Weber later went on
to work with several large financial institutions in Connecticut and
started as Vice President of Quinnipiac Bank & Trust Company since 2008.
During her tenure, Weber has developed extensive partnerships with private
sector companies, federal, state and local governments. Ms. Weber has
volunteered her time in assisting small businesses in Connecticut with
serving as an officer with The Connecticut Small Business: “Key to the
Future” since its inception. Sandi has exhibited a high degree of energy
in servicing small businesses lending needs in Connecticut, especially
with regard to the SBA guaranteed loans. Ms. Weber is highly experienced
and well regarded use of SBA loans programs, often called on to share her
expertise underwriting revolving credit and term loans using a federal
guarantee. She is extremely talented individual who has been assisting
small businesses in Connecticut with their commercial loan needs for the
past 38 years, and has consistently been one of top lenders in commercial
lending, commercial and consumer loans in Connecticut.
Ms. Weber is responsible for building the SBA portfolio at Quinnipiac Bank
& Trust Company and has contributed over $11.9 million in SBA portfolio
growth and $15.9 in conventional portfolio growth. She has also obtained
recognition from the SBA as the Emerging Lender of the Year in 2009 and
for her Outstanding Contributions in 2011.
Weber was nominated for this award by Robert F. Polito Jr., who is Sr. VP
of Government Guaranteed Lending for Webster Bank and President of CT
Small Business/Key to the Future. Weber will be honored at an SBA
celebration breakfast on June 5, 2012 at the Heritage Hotel in Southbury.
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