About Us

APC Lending is the small business lending arm of Access Private Capital, a private investment firm headquartered in Atlanta Georgia. Founded in 2018, Access Private Capital currently manages over $60 million in private investments and over $500 million in stocks and bonds through its asset management partner, Berkeley Capital Partners.

With its extensive experience and knowledge of the SBA 504 loan program, APC Lending was created specifically to help small business owners move through the 504 loan process as quickly and as economically as possible.

Tony Palazzo | APC Lending

Tony Palazzo, CFA

Head of Due Diligence and Underwriting, Head of Investment Committee

15 years in finance including service on the Board of the Directors of the Florida Business Development Corporation (FBDC), a private, nonprofit Certified Development Corporation (CDC) and SBA 504 lender, which is the second largest CDC of its kind in the nation.

Chris Eddy | APC Lending

Chris Eddy, CFP®

Head of Fund Administration, Investment Committee Member

15 years in finance starting with Citigroup then becoming a founding partner at Berkeley Capital Partners and Access Private Capital.

Dan Newberg | APC Lending

Dan Newberg, CFP®

Head of Servicing, Investment Committee Member

A 30-year veteran in the investment industry with Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, Hedge Financial and Smith Barney.

Jeff Pierce | APC Lending

Jeff Pierce

Due Diligence and Underwriting Manager, Investment Committee Member

A 20+ year career with some of the most respected companies in finance and real estate, including Invesco, Intercontinental Exchange, and Simon Property Group.

Mike Eddy | APC Lending

Mike Eddy

Due Diligence and Underwriting Manager, Investment Committee Member

Mike began his career as an analyst for a national Multi-Family Office. He has been part of the Investment Committee team for the past decade and provides the Access Private Capital team with important insight in evaluating private companies.


Michael Brown

Due Diligence and Underwriting Manager, Investment Committee Member

A 20+ year career in finance and technology with companies including The Hartford, Smith Barney, Morgan Keegan & Co and IBM.