Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Lending & Revenue Officer
With over 20 years of experience as a banking leader and entrepreneur, Mr. Wilcox is a strong believer in small businesses and the power of local entrepreneurs to drive economic development and growth. At Hanover, Mr. Wilcox is responsible for commercial lending and business development, including strategic partnerships and new expansion opportunities.
Previously, Mr. Wilcox was President & CEO of Savoy Bank through its merger with Hanover in May 2021. At Savoy, Mr. Wilcox oversaw the bank’s transition into a leading SBA lender and growth from roughly $80 million to nearly $700 million in assets through the origination of more than $1 billion in commercial loans across many industries, including technology, real estate, construction, hospitality, healthcare, apparel, contracting, retail, jewelry, and manufacturing.
Previously, Mr. Wilcox co-founded a community development bank to serve underbanked communities in the South Bronx and across New York City. Mr. Wilcox earned a BA at Vanderbilt University and an MBA from ASU, Thunderbird School of Global Management and has a degree in Credit Analysis from New York University.