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Alan Lane-Murcia

First American Bank

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Alan Lane-Murcia is Vice President and SBA Program Manager at First American Bank.  Alan has been involved in international business since 1991 and has been an SBA lender since 2000.  He has been involved in every aspect of SBA lending, and oversees the bank’s SBA program, including maintaining their status as a Preferred Lender under the Export Working Capital Program and the Export Express Program.  Alan holds an MBA in International Economic Development from Eastern University and his Bachelor’s in Economics and International Studies from Wake Forest University.  He is a member of NAGGL (National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders) and serves on its Small Bank Committee.  First American Bank is the 2017 recipient of the SBA’s Export Lender of the Year award (small institution).

About First American Bank

First American Bank is an Illinois-chartered, privately-held, full-service bank with 50 locations in Illinois and Florida, and more than $3.4 billion in assets.  First American uses all three of the SBA’s core export loans, which has resulted in a significant increase in their support for small business exporters in fiscal year 2016, going from $8.9 million in fiscal year 2015 to $13.2 million in fiscal year 2016. In April 2017 First American Bank was named the national SBA Export Lender of Year (small institution) by the US Small Business Administration.  First American Banks is a preferred SBA lender and top 10 Illinois lender. For further information about First American Bank, please visit


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