Sanat Patel

Co-Founder & Chief Sales Officer
Email: sanat@avanacapital.com

Sanat Patel has been in the commercial banking industry for over twenty-five years. Currently, Sanat is the Chief Sales Officer at AVANA Capital heading up Business Development and is a member of the Credit & Risk Administration Team at AVANA Capital. Sanat excels at creating dynamic financing solutions to allow entrepreneurs to realize their dreams of creating wealth for themselves, and their families. His passion and drive are key to closing over $1 billion in loans as of 2017 YTD.

Sanat has served in various functions of commercial banking – serving clients in small business, middle market, and large corporate banking within Wells Fargo Bank, Citibank and JP Morgan. His competitive drive resulted in him being ranked in the top 10% of the nation as a Banker at the institution’s throughout his career.

Sanat’s career in the Financial Industry began in 1989 after graduating from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelors degree with a dual major in Finance and Management Science and a minor in Economics. In 2008, Sanat graduated and completed the Banking Degree offered by Pacific Coast Banking School, held at University of Washington.

Activities I want to do before my next birthday: Skydive and hot air balloon ride.

Next 'Must Do' Trip: Safari trip with my family and friends.

Passionate About: Learning how to continually make a difference for my family; and seeing world from my children’s perspective, as they are our future.

Guilty Pleasure: Single malt scotch.

Personal Motto: By helping others succeed, I will experience success in all aspects of my life.

Favorite Quote: “In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. “ -Abraham Lincoln.