Ahmad Shafique

Ahmad has been involved in the lending industry for over 22-years, with a primary focus on SBA lending. Ahmad started his career as an intern with Long Beach Area CDC, now known as Advantage CDC, where he went on to become Sales Manager.  His desire to learn more convinced him to work for banks and he has worked from small-to-medium-to-large banks such as South County Bank, Banco Popular and Wells Fargo.  He has worked as underwriter, SBA BDO and Relationship Manager.  In August 2014 he was called back to Advantage CDC.  After working there for close to a year, he became acting President, and later was promoted to President and Director of Advantage CDC.  He built his new team at the CDC, which included experienced BDOs and processor.  He is a member and ex-president of the Pakistan Chamber of Commerce, LA Chapter. Ahmad’s background is complemented with two MBA degrees, and many professional training courses and certifications. He has been a resident of Southern California since immigrating to the US in 1995.  After work, he devotes most of his time to his two sons, and enjoys listening to music, and travelling.