Charles Green is an experienced commercial lender with more than 35 years’ experience, primarily focused on funding the small business sector. He founded and served as President/CEO of Sunrise Bank of Atlanta, and in addition served as a director for several companies, including Chair of Atlanta Medical Center, a 760-bed for-profit hospital owned by Tenet Healthcare Corporation.
He has written extensively about business financing, including Banker’s Guide to New Small Business Finance (John Wiley & Sons, 2014), Get Financing Now (McGraw-Hill, 2012) and the bestselling The SBA Loan Book, 3rd Edition (Adams Media, 2011). His articles concerning banking and small business capital formation have appeared in dozens of publications, a compilation of which can be found here.
Charles earned a B.S. in Finance from the University of Alabama, diploma from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the Wharton School of Business and completed Executive Education at Harvard Business School. He has been a source of information about commercial lending and capital formation for a variety of media outlets, a compilation of which can be found here.
He has also served on many non-profit boards, including as organizing Chair for Georgia Resource Capital (a certified development company), an organizing committee member and Chair for Georgia Lenders Quality Circle and the Georgia affiliate of micro lender ACCION. In 2005 he was named the Financial Services Champion by the Georgia District of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Contact Charles at Director@SBFI.org.