Live Oak leadership continues to drive a company and brand that is associated with trust, expertise across our industries, and the highest level of customer service.

Our Leadership Team

  • James S. (Chip) Mahan III
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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  • Neil Underwood
    President – Live Oak Bancshares

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  • Huntley Garriott
    President – Live Oak Bank

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  • Lee Williams III
    Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

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  • David G. Lucht
    EVP – Credit

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  • Brett Caines
    Chief Financial Officer

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  • Steve Smits
    Chief Credit Officer

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  • Micah Davis
    Chief Marketing Officer

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  • Courtney Spencer
    Chief Administrative Officer

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  • Susan Janson
    Chief Risk Officer

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  • Brian Lora
    Chief Technology Officer

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  • Greg Seward
    EVP – General Counsel

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  • Mark Moroz
    EVP – Head of Product

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  • Wesley Sutherland
    Chief Accounting Officer

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  • James Capolongo
    EVP – Deposits

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  • Lew Woodbury
    EVP – Head of Small Business Banking

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  • Jordan Blanchard
    EVP – Specialty Finance

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  • Angus McDonald
    EVP – Specialty Finance

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  • Keith Merklin
    EVP – Small Business Banking

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  • Terry Campbell
    EVP – Small Business Banking

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  • Mike McGinley
    EVP – Small Business Banking

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  • Sherrill Stockton
    EVP – Credit

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  • Debbie A. Warwick
    EVP – Head of Operations

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  • Dawn Thompson
    SVP – Government Relations

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  • Stephanie Mann
    SVP – Corporate Development and Strategy

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