The Export-Import Bank of the United States has announced that James Burrows has been named the new senior vice president for the bank’s small business group.

“Jim is a seasoned professional with public and private expertise in the field who will lead Ex-Im Bank’s continued commitment to small business,” said US Exim chairman and president Fred Hochberg.

“In 2013, US Exim financed a record number of small businesses, helping to support thousands of jobs. Jim has been a terrific addition to the bank and will undoubtedly help us reach even more small businesses in the future in his new role,” Hochberg adds.

Burrows joined US Exim in October of 2012 as vice-president of small business sales and marketing and has been acting senior vice-president since October. His resume boasts more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and includes lending, marketing, product development and management.