FSC FIRST LEADERSHIP

Our staff is comprised of a uniquely qualified team of accounting, administrative, economic development finance and commercial lending professionals. Our President and CEO is appointed by the Board of Directors and serves in accordance with the U. S. Small Business Administration code requirements, and serve on the Economic Cluster of the Prince George’s County Administration led by County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. Our staff is augmented by consultants and countless volunteers who serve on Ad Hoc Committees appointed by the Board of Directors, including the Loan Review Committee.

Shelly M. Gross-Wade

President & CEO

Shelly M. Gross-Wade

President & CEO

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More than 35 years of executive-level management experience in economic development finance. Provides day-to-day leadership and oversight. Responsible for budgeting, fiscal and internal controls; staffing, strategic planning, resource development, grant writing, fundraising, internal controls, marketing, business development, developing and achieving the annual work action plan . Responsible for marketing and promotions, developing economic development policies and lending programs to support the County’s public policy goals and initiatives. Responsible for all human resources decisions and volunteer recruitment and strategic partnership relations.

Dawn R. Medley

Senior Vice President – Business Finance Programs

Dawn R. Medley

Senior Vice President – Business Finance Programs

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More than 20 years of commercial lending experience, including complex credit analysis, underwriting and loan closing. Provides day-to-day oversight and staff support to the prospecting, lending, closing and portfolio management activities. Assists with revenue forecasting from lending activities. Serves as the EDI Fund Manager.

Beverly Everson-Jones

Chief Financial Officer

Beverly Everson-Jones

Chief Financial Officer

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More than 20 years as a financial and enterprise risk management executive. Responsible for senior-level accounting, budgeting, financial policies and general management services at FSC First. Supports all financial statements and grant writing activity for the company. Analyzes financial data and supplies assistance in all financial aspects of FSC First.

Wilma A. Pearson

Administrative Services Manager

Wilma A. Pearson

Administrative Services Manager

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More than 20 years of progressive administrative and managerial experience. Provides direct support to the President & CEO and Board of Directors. Responsible for all aspects of operational support, compliance and reporting. Coordinates tech support. Recruits and supervises volunteers and interns.

Kathy Morant

Portfolio Manager

Kathy Morant

Portfolio Manager

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More than 10 years of portfolio management experience for government guaranteed mortgages. Responsible for customer relations, site visits, collecting loan payments, analyzing interim and annual financial reports and tax returns. Responsible for all servicing, liquidations and guarantee purchases.

Daisy Namukwaya

Economic Impact Analyst

Daisy Namukwaya

Economic Impact Analyst

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More than 5 years in research and data analysis. Retrieves and analyzes economic impact data for the Economic Development Incentive Fund. Logs, calculates, and analyzes all the other loan products that FSC First manages and services. Knowledge in the retrieving, managing, sorting, and analyzing of large data sets.

Eddie Tuvin

Chief Lending Officer

Eddie Tuvin

Chief Lending Officer

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More than 30 years as an executive market leader and commercial lending experience. Knowledge in advising and lobbying on behalf of financial institutions including before Congress and regulatory authorities. Responsible for increasing FSC’s 504 loan origination and creating jobs in Prince George’s County and the State of Maryland.

James Steward Smith

Business Development Manager

James Steward Smith

Business Development Manager

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More than 20 years of business development and financial services lead generation experience. Responsible for pre-qualifying loan applicants and determining which program is most compatible with their unique capital needs. Also, responsible for marketing, outreach and promotional activities.

Ron Warrick

Commercial Loan Underwriter

Ron Warrick

Commercial Loan Underwriter

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Ron Warrick has more than 20 years of banking and SBA 7(a) loan underwriting experience. Responsible for pre-qualifying loan applicants through initial credit analysis, underwriting, presentation for approval by the appropriate loan review committee and ratification by the Board of Directors. Responsible for all SBA transmittals, modifications and approvals.

Brenda Billington

Senior Commercial Loan Underwriter

Brenda Billington

Senior Commercial Loan Underwriter

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More than 16 years of underwriting conventional commercial and Small Business Administration loans. Serves as the subject matter expert on Small Business Administration loan products,  performing credit and risk management analysis. Conducts risk reviews of purchase packages to ensure prudent lending practices were adhered to during the life of the loan and maximum liquidation was achieved.

Maurissa Buster

Communications Specialist

Maurissa Buster

Communications Specialist

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Background in Journalism and English Literature and Language from Hofstra University and the University of Maryland, College Park. Responsible for content creation, social media posting and scheduling, and digital marketing management. In charge of outreach, marketing, and events.

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