Blaine has been a commercial lender for 36 years. He has developed an extensive referral network for small and medium-sized minority owned businesses that has generated over $130 million in business in less than four years. He is experienced in commercial real estate, trade finance, letters of credit SBA loans, asset-based lending, commercial lines of credit, selling participation loans, and more. He has lived and traveled throughout Asia, and speaks fluent Japanese. He also has some understanding of Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, French, Hindi, Farsi, and Vietnamese.