December 8, 2022

Modern Bank Expands into Southeast with new VP, Jode Livingston

November 28, 2022, NEW YORK – Modern Bank announced Jode Livingston has joined the Bank as a Vice President on the Commercial and Industrial Team. Jode will manage the newly created Birmingham, Alabama office for Modern Bank, covering the Southeast. He will report to Curtis Lueker, Chief Lending Officer and Head of Commercial Markets.

Mr. Livingston has been serving middle-market business owners and investors across a variety of debt and equity engagements for over a decade. Prior to joining Modern Bank, Jode was a Vice President with Founders Advisors, a boutique sell-side M&A firm focused on founder-owned businesses in the lower middle market. Before Founders, he worked as an Associate with Citizens Capital Markets where he supported the origination, structuring, marketing, and execution of institutional leveraged loans and pro rata bank financings for middle market clients (sponsor-backed, private, and public).

“We’re excited to have Jode on the team and look forward to increasing our presence in the Southeast,” said Mr. Lueker.

Jode is a graduate of Auburn University and proud native of Lowndesboro, AL. He and his family are currently based in Birmingham, Alabama.


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Modern Bank is a privately owned, entrepreneurial bank that provides flexible, competitive and reliable senior debt financing solutions to commercial companies. Our experienced bankers specialize in working with lower middle-market companies and their owners to provide low-cost cash flow based financing solutions. Whether expanding a business, acquiring a company, or financing a new product, clients have come to rely on our deep credit market and industry knowledge, and the ability to provide tailored solutions for a variety of credit-related needs.

Modern Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and deposits are insured by the FDIC. MBG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status and respect diversity.

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