LIVE OAK BANK & GOBER STRATEGIC CAPITAL ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP

After working with Live Oak Bank to help build its Death Care lending programs, Doug Gober launches a new enterprise.

WILMINGTON, NC – August 28, 2014 – Doug Gober, Live Oak Bank’s Director of Death Care Marketing is leaving the bank to launch a new business, Gober Strategic Capital. The new business will assist Funeral Business professionals with the demands of a rapidly changing industry, and consult with clients on a wider range of issues, including but not limited to financing.

Having lent over 200 million dollars to funeral home and cemetery owners nationwide, Live Oak Bank has emerged as the industry leader in finance and will continue to focus on those efforts. Gober Strategic Capital will work to be a source of new loan business for Live Oak in the future, referring new deals where financing is needed.  “Live Oak has become a tremendous source of capital for our industry,” Gober said.  “I’m looking forward to helping more death care businesses take advantage of that powerful resource.”

“This is a great time to be in this industry, as the barriers to innovation have been swept away. This new venture gives me more ways to help directors and owners reach their goals. Live Oak has given me a great opportunity to do what I am passionate about, that is to see our industry change and grow,” stated Gober. “I’m excited about having even more ways to help make that happen.”

 

ABOUT LIVE OAK BANK:

Live Oak Bank was founded in 2008 with one goal: provide business loans to independent businesspeople in niche industries. Today, Live Oak is one of the largest originators of small business loans with one of the strongest loan portfolios in the country.

Learn More about Live Oak Bank: www.liveoakbank.com/dcm

 

Contacts:

Micah Davis
Live Oak Bank
Micah.Davis@liveoakbank.com
910-550-2255

Doug Gober
Gober Strategic Capital
Doug@GoberStrategicCapital.com
504-289-6471