Secured lending areas in many banks are viewed with a mixture of distrust and disdain by the unsecured lenders.

The traditional banker sometimes sees the secured lender as a "bottom fisher," someone dealing with credits that are not bankworthy. Further, the business system for secured lending -- that is, how the job is segmented into functional responsibilities -- goes against the grain of many bankers.

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