Business Development Officer
Southern California Region
Jay Bennett is an experienced, social impact focused, business development professional with a demonstrated track record of sourcing, structuring and closing commercial loan transactions, utilizing tax incentives and government guaranteed loans, including the SBA 7(a) and 504 programs. As a commercial loan specialist, Jay is passionate about working with business owners, investors and referral sources to craft custom financing solutions based on each individual client’s needs. Jay understands that every loan request is unique. He takes the time to understand each situation, offers attractive loan options, and excels at guiding client’s through the loan process step by step.
Prior to moving back to his hometown of Los Angeles, Jay worked as a Vice President for Advantage Capital, a social impact focused private equity fund. While at Advantage, Jay deployed several million dollars in New Market Tax Credit funded government guaranteed loans to economically distressed communities throughout the country.
Jay firmly believes that out of the box thinking, transparent communication and sound financial analysis are the keys to assisting entrepreneurs with their capital needs. Jay is excited to team up with Harvest and provide needed capital to entrepreneurs who are often overlooked by traditional banking institutions.
111 N. La Brea Avenue, 5th Floor
Inglewood, CA 90301