Shannon Hay is the VP of Professional Services lending for Live Oak Bank. He was recruited to launch the professional services program, after successfully launching a similar program at another top 10 SBA lender. Shannon has over two decades of banking experience and has worked in a number of small business initiatives. He spent the beginning of his career in the special assets group of a niche lending division at one of the nation’s largest banks, assisting in the sale of professional practices. This knowledge help him understand the importance of deal flow and structure, striving to always keep a deal moving forward.