CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
P: 800-277-2809, x701
Mrs. Loper is a proven small business leader with over 20+ years of experience successfully building, staffing and managing small local businesses. Mrs. Loper is a respected small business leader within her community and brings extensive hands-on experience in running small businesses.
Prior to co-founding the Southern Capital Funding Network, spent 10 years building and leading a local non-for-profit organization and managing their local retail store. At the time of her hire, the retail store operated in a 5,000 square foot facility, and consisted of a staff of 2 employees and dozens of volunteers. With her expert knowledge of sales and operations, she was instrumental in growing the retail store platform over the past 10 years into a 25,000 square foot facility with over 30 full time employees and 300 plus local volunteers. Her skill as a small business manager enabled the non-for-profit organization to become one of the most successful local small businesses in the area and earn a reputation as one of the most efficiently run retail stores within the community.
In addition to her duties as a co-founder, Mrs. Loper provides mentoring to Women Owned Small Businesses. Mrs. Loper understands the challenges women business owners and managers face on daily basis and is often sought out by others within the business community for advice and guidance.
Mrs. Loper is graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Liberal Arts.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
P: 800-277-2809, x700
Mr. Loper is a proven senior executive with a 30+ year accomplished career in corporate finance, mortgage banking, operations, sales and business development. He has held numerous executive positions within the banking and finance industry to include Senior Vice President - Global Home Loans & Finance, Vice President of Sales – 4ADream.com, and Vice President of Direct Lending for MEGO Mortgage Corp. Mr. Loper is the past President and Co-founder of New Castle Mortgage Corporation where he and his partners successfully launched a national mortgage banking platform that specialized in home equity loans to borrowers in 35 states.
Prior to forming New Castle Mortgage Corp, Mr. Loper spent 9 years with Transamerica Financial Services. During his tenure with Transamerica, he held several senior management positions to include Vice President – Mid-Atlantic Territory. Prior to this assignment, he served as Sr. Manager – U.K. Operations in London, England where he directed all management and administrative functions related to the operation of a 13-branch network in the United Kingdom. Mr. Loper was selected as Transamerica’s “Manager of the Year” from over 600 branch locations and was the recipient of the American Financial Services Association’s “Merit Management Award” and the Florida Financial Services “Bill Devine Award”.
Mr. Loper is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force and works closely with Veteran Owned Small Business Owners to assist them in finding working capital to grow their businesses.
Mr. Loper holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the University of Maryland.
DIRECTOR – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
P: 800-277-2809, x7
Anthony McMillan serves as the company’s Director of Information Technology. In his role, he supports the companies field personnel with all phone, computer and email related issues. In addition, he is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of the IT infrastructure for the company to include overseeing technical projects in alignment with organizational goals, directing the effective delivery of networks, the development, and the disaster recovery systems and processes of the company.
Anthony is a highly skilled and seasoned Telecom & Network Engineer with over 10 years of experience having supported local, national and international clients located throughout the Atlanta metro area and the Southeast.
Mr. McMillan attended Belmont Abbey College and was a 2-year player on the baseball team.