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Commercial Lending Team

Local always leads
to better results.

When your business is the subject, face-to-face and personalized define our approach. That’s why we employ a deep and experienced team of commercial loan officers ready to listen to your unique situation and recommend the right financial solutions to meet your business goals. We’re part of the communities your business serves, and we’re committed to helping neighbors like you secure the financing you need to launch and grow your company. Contact us to discuss Credit Union ONE’s various commercial loan options, so we can help you find the right fit.


Meet two of our commercial lending experts.

Use the form below to connect with our full team of commercial loan officers.
 

Eli Akel

Eli Akel brings over 28 years of extensive banking experience across several financial institutions.  His career has encompassed small business, middle market and private bank lending. His depth of knowledge of the lending process and his familiarity with the local market gives Eli the necessary edge to add value through a trust-based approach to all business members.
   
Prior to joining Credit Union ONE, Eli held positions as Senior Vice President Chief Lending Officer at a local community bank and before that he held various leadership positions including Head of Private Bank Lending, Business Banking Regional Manager at a super-regional bank.

Eli resides with his family in Livonia, MI.

Steve Terhaar

Steve Terhaar has 30+ years of SBA and conventional lending experience across several financial institutions.  His career has encompassed small business and middle market lending. His depth of knowledge of SBA lending and his familiarity with the local market gives Steve the necessary edge to add value through a trust-based approach to all business members.    
Prior to joining Credit Union ONE, Steve held positions as Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, and Chief Credit Officer at financial institutions in the Metro Detroit area.  
Steve resides with his family in Canton, MI.


Let’s Get Down to Business

To reach our team of commercial lending experts, please fill out and submit the form below. One of our nearby commercial lending officers will contact you shortly to discuss your specific business needs.