March 11, 2019
The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado (Region 9) has awarded Eric Jones, a Senior Vice President Commercial Lender with Bank of the San Juan’s as their Lender of the Year. Jones, who began his career at Coca- Cola in Durango before becoming a banker, is a Fort Lewis College graduate and has served on the FLC Foundation Executive Board and Board since 2009 as well as the Skyhawk Athletic Association since 2003.
Jones started with Bank of the San Juan’s in April 2013 with previous banking experience from First National Bank of Durango.
Region 9 recognizes Jones for always coaching and encouraging his customers to a high standard.
“Eric has a great attitude, gets things done quickly and thoroughly for borrowers, and truly goes above and beyond with his clients,” said Brian Rose, Region 9’s Business Resource Specialist and previous winner.
The award was established by Region 9’s Loan Committee which includes 12 members: two from each of the Region 9 counties and two at-large. The criteria include the professionalism of the lender, community impact ease in working with Region 9, and referrals to Region 9 programs. For more information, please contact Region 9 at 970-247-9621.
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