We’re excited to introduce you to See Yeng Her, Access Plus Capitals Senior Manager of Portfolio. Recently, we asked him a little about himself, his new role with Access Plus, and things he’s looking to accomplish in this role. Get to know Yeng and how the role he plays in the loan process!
First, tell me a little bit about your background. What did you do before you became part of the Access Plus Capital team?
Yeng is a long-time resident of Fresno. He has been in commercial lending since 2007 serving and working with the various lending partners and small business clients of the Central Valley. Yeng has had the opportunity to work with many entrepreneurs and small businesses from all walks of life and diverse background. Yeng was a small business owner himself. He has several years of experience owning and managing his small business in Fresno. He attended Fresno City College and obtained his A.S. in Accounting and attended California State University, Fresno, and obtained his B.S. in Business Administration, with a focus in Finance. Prior to joining APC, Yeng worked for another local CDFI and Non-bank commercial lender as the Vice President of Commercial Credit.
What do you do at Access Plus Capital?
Yeng is the Senior Manager of Portfolio and is responsible for managing day-to-day operations of loan servicing and performance of the loan portfolio of Access Plus Capital. He works closely with the loan servicing team to ensure strong client relationships and provide as-needed technical assistance in order to support the success of clients.
What is your favorite part of working at Access Plus Capital?
Having the opportunity to work with a dedicated team to serve our underserved small business community.
What is your favorite part of working with business owners?
One of my favorite parts is working with small business owners is that I am given the opportunity to learn and experience firsthand, the many challenges faced by these owners, especially obtaining financing. Then together, we can understand and find solutions to tackle these challenges.
What’s the latest project you worked on? What was unique about it?
One of my most recent and ongoing projects is being part of a co-design team working towards developing an organizational culture of equity and achieving equitable outcomes for our clients and communities. This is a unique project to me as it involves tackling some underlining issues and having ongoing conversations about how we can improve as individuals and as an organization. This helps develop our organizational culture of equity, which will have a direct impact on how we carry out our mission for serving our clients.
What are some of your outside-of-work hobbies and interests?
I enjoy traveling with my wife and kids when we can. I also enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and sightseeing. I also keep busy with small DIY projects on the weekends.