Community Business Lenders


Mark Kilian

Chief Executive Officer

As the CEO, Mark Kilian leads a staff of twelve at Community Business Lenders Service Company, LLC (CBLSC). His responsibilities include management of client relationships, business development, and serves as the liaison to the CBLSC Board of Directors. Mark's duties also include policy development and regulatory oversight. He represents CBLSC...

John Wieland

Special Assets Manager

Prior to joining CBLSC in 2013, John had been in active in commercial lending industry since 1982 in various roles including treasury services, underwriting, business development, policy formation and special asset/workout. He has over 30 years of experience in underwriting commercial loans ranging in size from $10,000 to over $100...

Bill Kurtz

Chief Lending Officer

Bill Kurtz joined the CBLSC staff on July 10, 2017 as Chief Lending Officer. Bill is a seasoned banking professional with a proven track record of success with both large and small financial institutions. Bill leads the Lending and Portfolio Management functions. He oversees new loan growth, manages loan standards,...

Jim Bunn

SVP, Member Business Lending

Jim has been involved in the financial services industry and business for over 25 years. Originally from Humboldt, Iowa, Jim attended the University of South Dakota and graduated with a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing. From there Jim and his wife Lisa moved to Colorado Springs...

David Powell

Vice President of Member Business Lending

Dave serves as a Vice President of Member Business Lending for CBLSC. Prior to joining the team in 2010, Dave had been in the financial industry since 1981 in various positions and responsibilities including asset and portfolio management, equity and debt investment, loan production, non-performing loans and assets among others....

Justus Harris

Assistant Vice President and Senior Credit Analyst

Justus Harris joined the CBLSC team on January 4, 2018 as a Business Lending Analyst II. He has worked in underwriting since his graduation from Buena Vista University in 2013 with a degree in Business – Economics. Underwriting experience includes commercials loans ranging from $50,000 to over $20 million with...

Jennifer Danley


Jennifer joined CBLSC in 2008 after working at The Members Group (TMG) for four years. TMG provides financial services to credit unions and financial institutions across the U.S. Jennifer oversees all accounting functions at CBLSC. Previously, she served as an accountant for Kenosha News in Wisconsin. Jennifer has a Bachelor...

Kelly Dreesman

Accounting Specialist I

Kelly joined CBLSC in 2011. Prior to joining the team, she worked in Accounting Services for The Members Group (TMG) for 13 years. TMG provides financial services to credit unions and financial institutions across the U.S. Kelly works in the CBLSC Accounting Department as Accounting Specialist I. She processes loan...

Julie Hahn

Portfolio Manager

Julie joined the team in September 2014. In her current position she facilitates closings, creates loan documents and monitors servicing. She has been in the financial services industry since 1994, with various positions in both retail and commercial divisions. Prior experiences include retail branch management, private banking, commercial underwriting, portfolio...

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