Lending ServicesChicago, IL

AVP, SBA Compliance Specialist


NEWITY is America’s Small Business Marketplace, focused on empowering entrepreneurs with access to trusted service providers and loan solutions. We are looking for an Small Business Administration (“SBA”) Compliance Specialist to assist our quality control and compliance efforts for our SBA lending activities.   

In this role, you will have a high level of responsibility and will need to be a subject matter expert on SBA regulatory matters. You will be expected to move quickly and adapt to a rapidly changing environment. You will be expected to remain up to date on regulations and will be responsible for educating and training our Credit and Underwriting team on any updates related to the SBA’s Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP”).


  • 5 + years of experience working in the industry 
  • Extensive SBA SOP knowledge 
  • Proficient in Excel 
  • Experience with quality control, auditing, or compliance a must 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to take on many challenges 
  • Excellent communication skills required for interacting with team members regarding quality assurance objectives 
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities  
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail 
  • Comfortable working both independently and in team settings

Description & Responsibilities 

  • Review underwriting and closing packages for overall quality and compliance with SBA SOP 
  • Work with the credit and underwriting team to ensure that borrowers’ loan documents are compliant with all applicable laws and SOPs
  • Develop and ensure quality control protocols are in place for all loans 
  • Ensure consistency and quality in all loan documents and borrower files 
  • Develop guidelines and training to keep the credit and underwriting team informed of industry changes, new regulations, or updates to internal process and controls 
  • Run periodic loan servicing audits 
  • Act as the point person for answering questions about SBA regulation and Credit and Underwriting best practices


  • Chicago, IL (on-site)

NEWITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

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