Live Oak Bank Announces Expansion of its Entertainment Center Lending Team

Live Oak Bank has announced the addition of two new members to its entertainment center lending team, Mike Cairns and Barbara Duda.  As the lending needs of entertainment centers across the United States evolve and grow, Live Oak continues to be committed to providing financing to this space.

“Live Oak is thrilled to welcome Mike and Barbara to the Entertainment Center team,” said FEC Specialist Ben Jones. “Their combined experience is not only an asset to Live Oak but to the entertainment center community as well.”

Live Oak offers financing solutions to family entertainment centers, bowling centers, roller skating centers, small parks and waterparks nationwide. The team has extensive lending experience and industry knowledge and can assist bowling and entertainment centers with construction, refinance, expansion, remodeling and working capital loans, with up to 100 percent financing available.

FEC Senior Loan Officer Mike Cairns has over eight years of commercial banking and lending experience.  He previously held various key roles at Talmer Bank and Trust in Troy, Michigan.

FEC Underwriter Barbara Duda has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry and has been in underwriting at Live Oak since 2010. She has held many significant roles in various banks.

Live Oak Bank was founded in 2008 to provide small business loans to professionals across the country looking to start or expand their business.

(To learn more about Live Oak Bank, please visit, call 910-550-2308 or email

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