Chan Patel

SBA Business Development Officer

At HomeTrust Bank, Chan Patel is a Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer who works with diverse clientele in the Southeast and across the United States. She focuses on transactions involving real estate, business acquisitions, construction, and franchises.

Representative of her recent SBA 7(a) deals are a $1.2MM loan for the acquisition of a HVAC company; $2.2MM loan for the purchase of a franchised hotel; and a $1.3MM loan for the development of an upscale bar and restaurant.

Born in Zambia, Chan grew up in Toronto and received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston.

After working at large banks for more than sixteen years, Chan aligned herself with community institutions and developed a passion for truly understanding her clients’ needs and making a difference in their lives.

Chan previously worked at Quantum National Bank and other local community banks as an SBA and commercial lender. She has also held several management positions in retail branch banking and was one of four commercial bankers to launch a De Novo community bank in Johns Creek, Georgia.

She joined HomeTrust following its merger with Quantum in 2023.

Chan has lived in Georgia for the past thirty years and enjoys hiking, gardening, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.

During one visit to South Africa, she experienced a Kruger National Park wildlife safari and witnessed the Atlantic Ocean meeting the Indian Ocean in Cape Town, as well as a breathtaking view of Victoria Falls from Zimbabwe and her birthplace of Zambia.


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