Romona Davis is a highly experienced SBA Lender who has provided financial solutions to countless clients. She began her career in commercial banking in 1988 upon graduation from Clark/Atlanta University. In 2000, Romona was promoted to an SBA Underwriter and accepted her first SBA Lender’s role in 2001.
During her twenty-year tenure in SBA, Romona has assisted Clients, Bankers, COIs and Business Brokers with business startups, franchise financing, debt refinancing, business expansion, mergers and acquisitions, owner occupied commercial real estate purchases, and working capital needs.
Her experience as an underwriter and lender has allowed her to serve as an SBA Consultant where she thinks outside of the box to offer creative SBA loan structures. While her geographic focus is primarily Northeastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania; Romona can provide financial solutions to borrowers throughout Huntington Bank’s ten-state footprint.
Romona is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and received an MBA from Clark/Atlanta. In addition, she is the recipient of numerous awards including the Crain’s Cleveland Women of Note, SBA Small Business Advocate of the Year (Cleveland, Ohio District), and Northern Illinois University CHANCE Award. Romona has written numerous SBA articles as well as served as an SBA panelist for countless organizations.
Romona was recognized as the 2020 Crain's Cleveland Women of Note Award Winner.