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.

  • Stacey Westbrook | Director of Servicing
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    Stacey Westbrook is Director of Servicing for Strategic Banking Partners (SBP). Her role includes responsibility for coordinating the servicing of loan portfolios on behalf of our clients in accordance with the standards set forth by SBA’s Servicing SOP and the Lender’s internal policies and procedures.

Mary Wamsley

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Mary E. Wamsley is President/CEO and sole owner of Strategic Banking Partners (SBP). In this position, she is responsible for the operation of Strategic Banking Partners, maintaining strong customer relationships, as well as the Commercial and Small Business Loan Credit analysis and Loan Memo origination, Guaranty Recovery assistance, and SBA File Audit offerings for our Bank and Credit Union Clients.

Prior to founding Strategic Banking Partners in July 2009, Mary served as Senior Vice President of Provident Bank's Business Banking Division for Maryland. Her previous experience includes over 30 years of Commercial Banking experience with Provident Bank and Bank of America. With this extensive background she's been able to solidify long lasting and quality relationships throughout the commercial lending and small business lending communities.

Mary's passion for small businesses and entrepreneurship was her motivation in creating Strategic Banking Partners. SBP assists banks and credit unions that may lack the staff or SBA expertise to lend to entrepreneurs in their communities utilizing the SBA Loan Programs. Just as she was able to start her own business, she enjoys assisting other entrepreneurs to start their own businesses or continue to grow the ones they already have.

Mary attended Bank of America's Commercial Loan training program. She served as Chairperson of the Washington District SBA Quality Circle for 2 years and served as Treasurer for the Baltimore SBA Quality Circle. She was awarded the Financial Services Small Business Advocate of the Year in 2007 and the Financial Services Advocate in 2012. Mary has also been interviewed by multiple local publications including, The Baltimore Sun and Smart CEO.

Welcome to SBP

Residential Services Strategic 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.