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About Us

Since 2008, Live Oak Bank has been achieving its primary goal: financing small business growth nationwide. Today, Live Oak Bank is one of the top originators of small business loans, with one of the strongest loan portfolios in the country. Since we lend exclusively to small businesses, our focused lending experience is second to none.

Live Oak Bank executives are industry leaders in finance and technology, bringing innovation and efficiency to the lending process.  The team brings decades of experience in the financial services industry, setting a standard of excellence and service embraced by all Live Oak employees.

Chief Executive Officer Chip Mahan, the key founder of Live Oak, was noted as one of the 10 Most Influential People in Financial Services by FutureBanker magazine, and was recently featured in American Banker as an industry innovator. Together, Live Oak leadership continues to drive a company and brand that is associated with trust, expertise across our industries, and the highest level of customer service.

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We bring innovation and efficiency to the lending process