Lesley Lang-Lopez (Vice President, SBA Lending Manager)
Lesley Lang-Lopez currently serves as manager of the SBA Lending at American Riviera Bank. She has held similar positions at other community and regional banks and has won local and national awards for her work in the SBA industry. Lesley served as president of Mid State Development, an SBA Certified Development Company (CDC), which was recognized as one of the fastest growing CDC’s in the nation during her tenure. She started her career for SBA working in their Fresno District Office and Fresno Service Center and has taught classes for SBA, NADCO, Lorman, and CSU Fresno on a variety of small business and financing topics. She earned a Bachelors and Master in Business Administration from CSU Fresno, and completed Pacific Coast Banking School where her thesis is published to their permanent library.