Mark Leichtling, Director of Microlending

Mark Leichtling is Director of Microlending at UCEDC, a non-profit economic development corporation serving small businesses throughout New Jersey.  He manages UCEDC’s loan programs for “micro” or smaller loans up to $50,000.  As UCEDC’s Microlending activity continues to expand, Mark ensures that UCEDC’s application, approval and documentation processes remain efficient and comprehensive. He reviews and makes recommendations on loan applications and provides technical assistance to loan clients.  Additionally, Mark provides financial and business literacy training in free workshops offered statewide.

Mark brings a background in commercial banking and sales positions to his small business advocacy. Known as the “go-to-guy” in his previous roles, he understands how to get things done in the small business world.