Clayton Baker

SBA Specialist

Chicago, IL
2100 S Elmhurst Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Phone: (847) 257-6830
clayton.c.baker@huntington.com
Clayton Baker | SBA Specialist | Huntington

About Me

I am a Senior SBA Business Development Officer at Huntington Bank specializing in Small Business Administration (SBA) financing for businesses. My daily focus is to assist clients with their lending needs for a variety of purposes through government guaranteed loans.

I began my career in Small Business in 2004 as a branch manager and business development officer at National City Bank which is now PNC Bank. In 2006, I then moved to Chase Bank to focus solely on Business Banking clients to assist with their conventional and SBA credit needs. After building an extensive network of relationships, I was recruited to Bank of America in 2013 where I spent 5 years lending and building relationships small and medium size businesses in the Chicago area.

I completed my Bachelor’s Degree at Northern Illinois University and have undergone several continuing education courses such as Bank of America’s Small Business Certification, an industry recognized credit valuation and certification, Huthwaite’s Effective Selling, and Selling Dynamics.

My passion to help small businesses with their lending needs is evident with every transaction, and will continue to be a resource for clients and referral sources here at Huntington National Bank.

We Specialize In

At Huntington, we believe that when small businesses succeed, we all win. That’s why we’ve been the #1 SBA lender in our region for the past eight years1. Every day we help businesses get to work faster with our streamlined lending process and dedication to expedited decision making.

Our team of knowledgeable SBA Product Specialists can help you find the right lending solution for your business, whether you’re acquiring, just starting out, making improvements or fulfilling cash flow needs. Let us help you today.

1 SBA loans subject to SBA eligibility. Huntington is the #1 SBA 7(a) lender in the region made up of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Source: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) from October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2018. Huntington is #1 in the nation in number of SBA 7(a) loans for fiscal year ending September 30, 2018.

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