Amerisource Funding hired three new
regional market managers, responsible
for business development in Houston, TX,
where the company is headquartered.
Kimberly Bernshausen has 18 years of professional experience in credit and finance.
She will be responsible for all business
development efforts in southwest Houston and has been an active member of
economic development and trade groups
and civic organizations in her community.
Melinda Gould brings 14 years of business development experience in the financial services industry with such companies
as Bank One, JPMorgan Chase, Washington
Mutual and Capital One Bank. Gould will be
responsible for all business development
efforts in East Houston. Patrick Thomas
comes to Amerisource with more than 12
years business development and banking
experience. Thomas will be responsible
for all business development efforts in
Bernshausen, Gould and Thomas
may all be reached at: (713) 863-8300 or
com and email@example.com, respectively.
Bibby Financial Services Inc.: Bobby Lall
has been named managing director of
Bibby Financial Services (Canada) Inc. of-
fice, where he will have responsibility for
expanding its accounts receivable financ-
ing business with small- and medium-sized
firms. Lall, who joined the Bibby Line Group
family of businesses in 2002, was most
recently a managing director of Bibby
Financial Services, London (Slough).
Burdale Capital Finance, Inc.: Steve Sanicola was appointed as a director and head
of portfolio management. He is located at
Burdale’s Stamford, CT office. Sanicola joins
Burdale with 30 years of ABL experience in
lending and portfolio management, most
recently with New Stream Capital, LLC
where he was managing director, risk, with
responsibility for all portfolio and underwriting functions within the commercial
finance portfolio. He will be responsible for
the overall management of all portfolio and
U.S. ABL risk functions. In addition, he will
help to support the continued development
of Burdale’s business footprint within the
U.S. asset-based lending market.
Celtic Bank was awarded the SBA’s award
for being the Top CAPLine Lender of the Year
for 2009 by the Utah District Office. The CAPLines Program is an asset-based working
capital financing program for underserved
small business borrowers that don’t qualify
for conventional bank financing. Celtic provides CAPLines financing nationwide.
Corporation Service Company (CSC):
Rod-man Ward III was elected president and
chief executive officer. Ward has served as
a CSC board member for over 15 years and
is a fourth-generation descendant of one of
the company s founders. Since 2002, he has
been president and chief executive officer
of Speakman Company, a premier supplier of faucets, showerheads, and related
CSC’ s current president and chief executive officer, Bruce R. Winn, will retain his
role as a member of the board of directors.
Winn has served as CSC ‘s president since
1997 and chief executive officer since 1998.
First Business Capital Corp.: Ryan Jahns
has been promoted to field examiner and
Bridget Persch to senior collateral ana-
lyst. Jahns joined First Business Capital
Corp. in December 2007 after an intern-
ship at First Business Bank-Northeast.
He worked as a collateral analyst with
First Business Capital Corp. prior to his
promotion to field examiner.
Graystone Capital: Jim Christiansen was
appointed as chief operating officer. He
brings a wealth of commercial finance
knowledge, having enjoyed a successful
27-year-career within the asset-based
lending and factoring industries. His vast
experience includes managing several
bank asset-based lending divisions, many
of which he started from scratch and grew
well into mid-eight figure portfolios.
Hennessey Capital L.L.C.: Frank Hennessey, founder, chairman and CEO, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from
Crain’s Detroit Business. In Crain’s article,
titled “Hennessey Capital’s Triple Threat”,
Hennessey noted that the secret to Hennessey Capital is that those firms in need