Royal Credit Union Announces New Vice President Business Lending Manager

Royal Credit Union Announces New Vice President Business Lending Manager

EAU CLAIRE, WI (October 12, 2020) — Royal Credit Union (Royal) has named Michael (Mickey) Noone as Vice President-Business Lending Manager.  He is responsible for establishing, leading and executing the strategic initiative for Business Lending at Royal.  Noone will develop and execute a comprehensive plan for business lending which includes oversight of originations and portfolio management. Noone will also lead business loan production while working collaboratively with executives and other leaders to meet lending objectives, manage risk and support operations.  Noone is assuming the role following the retirement of long time Royal team member and former VP-Business Lending Manager, David Thoe.

Noone is an accomplished leader and commercial lender with over 20 years of business banking experience.  He has a track record of strong business development, continuous improvements and strategic planning.  He is also a former business owner, non-profit founder

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Shaq, Jamie Foxx and Gabrielle Union set for online Black entrepreneurship special

LOS ANGELES — “Shark Tank” veteran Daymond John will host a live-streamed special aimed at bolstering Black entrepreneurship, with Shaquille O’Neal, Gabrielle Union and Jamie Foxx set to participate.

“Black Entrepreneur Day” is aimed at providing “guidance and inspiration to the next generation of rising entrepreneurs,” according to Monday’s announcement. It’s scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 24, on platforms including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

While the year has been challenging for many, it’s “also created tremendous opportunities for people throughout this country to rise up to be heard,” John, the CEO and founder of the lifestyle brand FUBU, said in a statement.

Black entrepreneurs and small business owners are eligible to seek a share of $175,000 in grant money contributed by the special’s business sponsors. Applications for the seven NAACP-administered grants can be filed through Oct. 12 at BlackEntreprenuersDay.com, with recipients to be announced during the live stream.

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