Rich Bradshaw, TD Bank

Richard Bradshaw, TD Bank

Head of Small Business Administration (SBA) Programs, TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank

Richard Bradshaw is the Head of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Programs at TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank.

Based in Greenville, S.C., Bradshaw manages TD Bank’s expanding SBA team in delivering competitively-priced, government-backed financing programs that help small businesses grow and succeed. He steers the bank’s efforts to achieve SBA portfolio growth and become a top SBA lender throughout the Maine to Florida footprint. TD Bank is currently the 7th largest SBA lender in the U.S. (as of September 30, 2012).

Bradshaw brings more than 20 years of experience in the lending field to TD Bank. Bradshaw came to the bank following his outstanding leadership at Carolina First, where he was instrumental in developing Carolina First’s successful SBA lending unit starting in Aug. 2009. Prior to his work at Carolina First, Bradshaw served as President at UPS Capital Business Credit in Atlanta, Ga. Under his direction, the company tripled SBA origination volume and moved from 45th to the 9th largest lender during the SBA’s 2008 fiscal year.

Bradshaw is a retired, highly decorated Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve Intelligence Program, and served five years of active duty as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management and a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He is currently on the Board of Directors for Greenville Literacy Association and NAGGL (National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders).