Mr. Duckworth has over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, and over 16 years of experience in the credit union industry, including more than 10 years of experience underwriting, analyzing and servicing SBA and commercial loans. He joined MBL in January 2006 as the Credit Union Development Officer and was responsible for the development of comprehensive training programs focused on assisting credit unions in the development of their business lending programs. Over the years he has held various positions with MBL and has developed and managed customized business loan products designed to assist credit unions in taking full advantage of the SBA’s 7a program.
In his current role, Mr. Duckworth is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing all marketing functions to achieve company objectives, and visibility while ensuring a consistent marketing message and positioning, consistent with the corporate direction. He is also responsible for the development of strategy, tactics, and programs used to create interest, demand, and recognition for MBL’s products and services. This includes the oversight of the annual MBL Symposium, a nationwide lender’s conference. Mr. Duckworth also continues in his role to assist in the development of web-based information systems which provide real time, online solutions for participant credit unions, and in assisting credit unions in the development of their business lending programs.