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How Live Oak Bank became the nation’s second-largest SBA lender

For Live Oak Bank, the nation’s second-largest SBA lender, lending success doesn’t come without a deep and abiding love of data. President Scott Custer shares some of its secrets. By Susan Thomas Springer When Live Oak Bank opened in 2008, it loaned money only to veterinary practices. Since then, the bank has made small-business loans […]