Our Team


  • Mary Wamsley | President/CEO
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    Mary E. Wamsley is President of Strategic Banking Partners. In this position, she has responsibility for the operation of Strategic Banking Partners customer relationships, Commercial and Small Business Loan Underwriting and Servicing.

  • Jessica Hart | Senior Vice President
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    Jessica Hart joined Strategic Banking Partners in March 2011 as the Portfolio Manager. Jessica is responsible for SBA Loan Packaging and Loan Servicing (including 1502 reporting) for our Lending Partners. Jessica is also currently acting as the Office Manager which includes maintaining our IT partnership, software vendors and contracted employees.

  • Margie Englert | Underwriting Manager
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    Margie Englert is the lead Underwriter for Strategic Banking Partners (SBP). In this position, she is responsible for ensuring the quality and compliance of the underwriting with standard financial and accepted credit practices. Margie has been instrumental in defining the Underwriting processes and procedures for SBP.

  • Mike Hart | Packaging Coordinator
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    Mike Hart is the Packaging Coordinator for Strategic Banking Partners (SBP). His role includes responsibility for coordinating the packaging of SBA loans on behalf of our clients and their customers in accordance with the standards set forth in the SOP 50 10 5 and the policies and requirements of SBA One Loan Origination Solution.

  • Jennifer Shankle | Client Support
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    Jennifer Shankle is the Client Support Specialist for Strategic Banking Partners (SBP). Her role includes responsibility for coordinating the receipt and tracking of requests submitted to SBP.

  • Don Wamsley | Director of Operations
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    Don Wamsley is the Director of Operations for Strategic Banking Partners (SBP). In this position he is responsible for coordinating security, regulatory compliance, invoicing, and vendor management. Don is also responsible for the coordinating the development of processes and procedures for the internal and external information flow essential for effective communication between SBP and our clients.

Our Company

Residential ServicesStrategic Banking Partners Inc was created on a simple premise.....As SBA Consultants, we challenge ourselves to provide solutions for our clients that are timely, reliable, efficient and improve their bottom line. Our unique backgrounds as bankers and SBA Lenders over a combined 30 year span have given us the perspective necessary to be exceptional partners to our clients. We pride ourselves on delivering results that inspire confidence from our clients to enter the SBA lending market.

Our investment in the best proprietary software allows us to provide quality execution in a consistent manner. Our focus is to retain a visionary corporate culture with knowledgeable talent, prudent policies and effective processes. We take a "holistic" approach to help us determine what our clients' needs, concerns and ultimate goals are.

Dollar Puzzle

Whether we are the complete "soup to nuts" SBA department or just taking on one of the many components of SBA lending, the process always involves the following concepts:
  • Identify the problem from every angle – technical, economic and strategic
  • Present solid, cost-effective solutions in tune with clients' business needs
  • Refine our service levels regularly to strengthen our business and our clients'
  • Ongoing professional development and certification on SBA related issues
Strategic Banking Partners Inc. strives to demystify SBA lending so that community banks/credit unions and their small businesses can leverage the benefits that the various programs have to offer. Our process focuses on the specific needs of our clients to ensure maximum profitability and efficiency in the lender's overall operations. Utilizing our services will allow lending staff to become familiar with the SBA Loan Programs while focusing on current and prospective clients.