Michelle Orr

With over two decades of small business lending experience, Michelle Orr joined the Live Oak team in 2021 as Vice President of General Lending. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her previous role with one of the leading SBA lenders in the country. Over the past 20 years of her career, Michelle has originated and closed over $400 million of SBA 7(a) and 504 loans, specializing in commercial real estate, business acquisitions, partner buyouts, expansion, and new construction. She’s deeply passionate about delivering an exceptional lending experience for her customers and is committed to serving as a reliable guide throughout the entire process. Michelle graduated from Johnson & Wales University with an associate degree in Marketing. She resides in CT with her husband and daughter and serves the entire Connecticut/New York region, with an ability to fund loans Nationally.