Sand leads Stonehill’s new Small Business Lending efforts and is responsible for sourcing and structuring loan opportunities. Sand has over 22 years of experience with government guaranteed lending with an emphasis on the hospitality industry.
Prior to joining Stonehill, Sand was a Senior Vice President and managed the SBA division at Atlantic Capital Bank. While at Atlantic Capital, he led the bank to a Top 60 national ranking for SBA 7(a) lenders according to dollar volume.
Prior to joining Atlantic Capital, Sand was a Senior Vice President of the Small Business lending division at Midtown Bank and was a key principal in Perimeter First Bank (i.o.) which successfully raised over $20 Million in equity and obtained its charter approval. Perimeter First Bank (i.o) was an expansion of The Lending Source, LLC, a commercial mortgage lender headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia which he co-founded and co-owned.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from North Carolina State University and has passed the uniform Certified Public Accountant examination.