Management Team

The SomerCor management team is made up of a talented and experienced group of banking, small business lending and economic development professionals. SomerCor has been a leading SBA lender for more than 25 years and has an A+ Better Business Bureau accreditation. Our experience and expertise along with our commitment to mission and impact, drives our focus on delivering quality service to our borrowers, lending partners and clients.

Manuel Flores, JD

Mickey Maslic

Executive Vice President

David Sommers

Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer

Brian Comiskey, CPA

Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer

Jacob Stern

Senior Vice President & Director of Economic Development

Debra Morack

Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Closing Development

Board of Directors

The SomerCor Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse and dynamic group of senior level professionals and entrepreneurs. They bring banking, finance, economic development, real estate, legal, marketing, accounting and fintech expertise. Our Board provides corporate governance oversight and helps shape the SomerCor strategic vision – they are committed to increasing access to capital for small businesses throughout Illinois.

Jon Winick

Chief Executive Officer

Clark Street Capital

Margy Sweeney

Vice Chair
Founder & CEO


Jeffrey Bronswick

Brian Burke

Senior Vice President & Business Banking
First Midwest Bank

Lynn Dubajic


Manuel Flores

President & CEO

Diane Gallion

Executive Vice President
National Director SBA/B&I Lending
Radius Bank

Margaret Griffin

Senior Vice President, SBA Regional Sales Manager
Huntington National Bank

Thomas Huffman

Senior Vice President
Wintrust SBA Lending
Village Bank & Trust

Santiago Martinez

President, Commercial Banking Division
Gold Coast Bank

Michael Plumb

Chris Rentner

Director of Digital Lending
Velocity Solutions, LLC

William W. Towns, PhD, MBA

Executive Director
Benefit Chicago

Dean Avdalas

Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer
Byline Bank