Paula Cook

SBA National Sales Director

Milwaukee, WI
555 E Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: (414) 531-5897
paula.cook@huntington.com
Paula Cook | SBA National Sales Director, Huntington National Bank

About Me

Welcome! I have been in financial services since 1996, and currently lead Huntington’s entire team and regions of SBA Specialists throughout our footprint. We have specialists located throughout our footprint to better serve small businesses and business owners to help choose the best loan option to fit their business needs. Our specialized SBA team focuses on business acquisition/partner buyout financing, owner-user real estate, new construction, start up lending projects, equipment purchases, expansion & leasehold improvement needs, or balance sheet restructuring scenarios. We have seasoned and consistent lenders, committed to the SBA lending program in all economic cycles as a national leader in SBA lending. We are able to seamlessly conduct a transaction anywhere within our footprint states or follow a borrower elsewhere.

I graduated from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a BS in Finance and Marketing. I am a current Board member of the WI & IL Chapters of Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries, Past President of MBBI in 2017, and a member of the Turnaround Management Association and Commercial Association of Realtors of Wisconsin.

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 10 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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