Eva Farag is named Senior Vice President and Managing Director of
SBA Lending Group.
With over 30 years of diverse experience (risk management, credit underwriting and compliance) in the ﬁnancial services
industry, Eva has focused her last four years helping business owners throughout metro Atlanta and Georgia obtain ﬁnancing
through the various programs oered by the Small Business Administration. “To attract someone of Eva’s caliber to lead our SBA
Lending Group is yet another incredibly exciting step in our turnaround,” says Freddie Deutsch. “Her anity toward government
guaranteed lending coupled with her level of knowledge and strong business development acumen makes her uniquely qualiﬁed
to join the team of outstanding banking professionals we have assembled here at Signature.”
“It’s a wonderful opportunity,” says Eva. “I have always valued my client relationships above all else in my professional career.
Signature’s boutique business model will now enable me to deliver the best solutions to my clients with a locally owned and
operated community bank who genuinely understand many of the challenges small business owners face daily - the need for
timely and ﬂexible ﬁnancing structures. Being with this team, I truly feel like I’ve ﬁnally come home.”
Farag holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Auditing from World Education Services in New York.
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Ashley Ward Joins as Loan Operations Ocer
As an accomplished Real Estate Manager with ten years of experience in operational eciencies, workﬂow automation and data
analytics, Ashley will be a valuable member of the loan operations team. She most recently served as a Title Curator with a local
law ﬁrm and has gained extensive knowledge in compliance guidelines, title ﬁlings, operational improvements and business
continuity and planning.
“Finding someone with Ashley’s experience and her desire to deepen her loan operation skills makes her a great ﬁt for the
position,” says Nadia Perrmann, Director of Loan Operations and Loan Compliance. “Attention to detail with strong focus on
follow-up to closure is essential in this position and I look forward to having Ashley’s support as our loan portfolio continues to
As Loan Operations Ocer, Ward will assist the Director of Loan Operations in coordinating the lending operations of the bank as
well as provide best in class service to the bank’s lending teams.
“This is an exciting change and opportunity for me” said Ashley. “I’m excited to learn new things and expand my experience level
into the ﬁnancial lending ﬁeld. I’ve heard great things about Signature Bank and the level of service they are committed to provide.
I’m also especially excited about the size of the company and the opportunities to grow and bring a true value to the team.
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Deja Silas joins as Client Support Banker
Deja has been developing her career in client support roles since 2010 where she started with a bank in Louisiana. As
a graduate of Grambling State University with a degree in Psychology, Deja has strong client service and relationship
management skills she has developed in various support roles throughout her early career. Her recent role with a
local bank in Atlanta as the Personal Banker and Lead Teller has further developed her retail banking expertise.
Makisha Gann, Assistant Financial Center Manager states, “We are extremely excited to have Deja join the ﬁnancial
center team. Her client-centric focus and servant heart are qualities that can’t be taught. Deja naturally possesses
these qualities and embraces the importance of delivering the boutique-banking business model we are dedicated to
providing our clients.”
As Client Support Banker, Deja will assist clients with account openings, questions, requests and also serve as back-
up support for the Lead Teller and branch management.
“I’m thrilled to have this opportunity with Signature Bank”, says Deja. “I’ve heard about the extremely customized
service level Signature is dedicated to providing and it’s so refreshing to know there’s still a community bank in the Atlanta area that continues to
value their clients and can deliver on that community-feel promise.”
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Weston Noles joins as Financial Center Lead Teller
Weston began his career in banking in 2010 and most recently served as the Head Teller at a bank in Dunwoody, Georgia.
“Weston brings a fresh perspective to our ﬁnancial center and his upbeat attitude and client centric focus makes him a
perfect addition to our team,” says Makisha Gann, Assistant Financial Center Manager.
As Lead Teller, Noles will manage the day-to-day transactional processes and systems, assist clients and provide back-up
support as needed to the ﬁnancial center sta.
Weston said, “I’m excited to be in a community bank environment where we are enabled to exceed the needs of our clients
and to work side by side with such a great team of service minded individuals.”
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Building Relationships Is Our Business
All team members are located in Sandy Springs at 6065 Roswell Road.