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Contact our Trading Desk

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Hanover Securities is a new name in the industry but one of the most experienced teams of government guaranteed loan (GGL) secondary market trading professionals in the nation.


The history of the firm lies with the history of its principals, who have devoted their lengthy careers to the niche, GGL secondary markets. Over the years, the team has expanded to include all of the skill sets vital to any GGL trading operation, including sales, trading, and operations staff – all specially focused on the guaranteed loan markets. The final, unifying factor in the development of the organization came with the addition of John Hanover, who became a partner and general counsel for the group before founding Hanover Securities. Now, unified under the Hanover Securities banner, and with the help of its valued clientele, the company sets about to achieve its goal of becoming the most effective, efficient, user friendly trading operation on the field.

Meet John Hanover

John D. Hanover

Chairman, CEO, and General Counsel


Office: 901.261.5950

Mobile: 310.430.2910

Fax: 901.261.5999

John brings over 25 years in the private practice of law specializing in transactional matters and business litigation, serving both public companies and high net worth individuals.  John also serves as President of Banes Capital Management, LLC and manages the Banes companies’ West Coast offices.  John graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, in 1983 and from Vanderbilt Law with a Juris Doctorate in 1986.


Meet Joel Banes

Joel L. Banes

President & COO


Direct: 901.261.5951

Mobile: 901.210.7227

Fax: 901.261.5999

Joel Banes joined his friend John Hanover in the launch of Hanover Securities with over a quarter century of experience in sales, trading, and management of fixed income securities, specializing in the SBA 7(a) market. He is the Founder and CEO of Banes Capital Management, LLC, and served as Managing Director of SBA Pooling and Trading for Shay Financial Services, Inc. for a decade. Joel has a B.S. from the University of Tennessee and studied at the Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania.

Meet the Team

Kevin Bentley | Jennifer Coltharp |Matt Monaco
Denise Omar | Steven Shelton | Denice Susen | Brian Swanson

Kevin Bentley

Director of Compliance


Direct: 901-261-5975


Kevin Bentley brings over 25 years of experience in the financial field with the last 15 years concentrated in the securities industry. Prior to working with Hanover Securities, he was with Banes Capital Group as Director of Compliance and at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney as financial advisor and complex risk officer. Kevin began his career in accounting after obtaining his B.B.A. from the University of Memphis. Kevin obtained his M.B.A. in Finance from Christian Brothers University.


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Jennifer Coltharp

Director of Lender Relations


Direct: 901-261-5961


In Jennifer Coltharp’s position as Director of Lender Relations at Hanover Securities, she brings over 10 years of varied experience in the financial industry. Jennifer began her career in compliance and branch administration at Raymond James/Morgan Keegan and moved to Banes Capital Group, where she assisted lenders with the government guaranteed portion of their SBA and USDA loan holdings. Jennifer is an active member of Junior League of Memphis.


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Matt Monaco

Senior Vice President, Trading


Direct: 901-261-5952


Having spent over 15 years in the government guaranteed loan sector, Matt Monaco has been involved in loan settlements, pool securitizations, analytics, loan purchases, trading and sales. He has been instrumental in three start-up operations. His primary duty is trading. Matt has a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from Rhodes College and an M.B.A. from the University of Memphis.


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Denise Omar

Assistant Vice President


Direct: 901-261-5966


With over 20 years of experience in the financial industry, Denise Omar brings her diversified knowledge of business to Hanover Securities. Denise contributed at Clayton Brokerage, Morgan Stanley and Banes Capital Group in branch administration and management.  Denise is a registered representative and assists in the fixed income sector.


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Steven Shelton

Assistant Vice President, Sales


Direct: 901-261-5967


Steven Shelton joins Hanover Securities with experience in both management and sales. At Banes Capital, he specialized in assisting institutional clients in managing loan to deposit ratios through the purchase of SBA and USDA government guaranteed loans and pools. Steven holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting and an M.B.A. from Christian Brothers University


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Denice Susen

Director of Operations


Direct: 901-261-5974


As Director of Operations at Hanover Securities, Denice Susen brings a diverse background in international and domestic banking. The experience provides her with a clear understanding of client needs and allows her to provide detailed operational support related to loan settlements. Denice is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Political Science.


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Brian Swanson

Director of IT


Direct: 901-261-5959


Brian Swanson has over 20 years of experience in the information technology industry. His responsibilities at Hanover Securities include platform design, programming, software and hardware decisions, troubleshooting and support. Prior to working with Hanover, he was at Banes Capital, responsible for heading up all IT initiatives. Brian has been an IT entrepreneur, was previously board member and President of GEEKMemphis, as well as Memphis Technology Foundation. He is also the co-founder of GiveCamp Memphis.


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