Minnesota and Indiana. Krantz has been
in asset-based lending his entire career
in both credit and business development
positions, and most recently served more
than six years with PNC Business Credit as
senior marketing officer.
Krantz earned a bachelor of arts in
accounting from St. Mary’s University in
Winona, MN, and a master in finance from
DePaul University. He is a past president
of the Association of Corporate Growth’s
Chicago Chapter and an active member of
the Association for Corporate Growth, Turnaround Management Association, and Commercial Finance Association. Krantz also has
his certified public accountant certificate.
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Presidential Financial Corporation provides
flexible and creative financing to privately
held and sponsor-backed middle-market
businesses nationwide. PFC combines the
best of asset-based lending with diverse
product offerings and a strong commitment to the growth and capital needs of
middle-market businesses. PFC provides
working capital and term loan facilities for
acquisitions, recapitalizations, working
capital needs, and turnaround situations.
Siena Lending Group LLC (Siena), an independent commercial finance company specializing in asset-based loans, announced
that Maria Palomino has joined as senior
vice president new business originations
-Western Region, based out of Los Angeles.
In this position, she will be focused on
originating middle-market transactions
and new bank partners, primarily across
the Western U.S.
“We are pleased to welcome Maria to
the team,” said David Grende, president
and CEO of Siena Lending Group. “Her
broad network will help expand our origi-
nation capabilities in the Western U.S.”
Prior to joining Siena, Palomino served
as a senior agent with Euler Hermes, the
world’s oldest and largest trade credit solu-
tions provider. While at Euler, Palomino
was a Platinum Club recipient for two
product for community and regional banks
that desire improved operating metrics
and asset diversification.
Siena’s independence as a finance
company allows innovative and flexible
solutions, while allowing its customers
to maintain a relationship with their
own bank. Siena’s management team is
experienced, innovative, dependable, en-
trepreneurial, and highly regarded within
the industry. The team has, on average, 20
years each of experience and has trans-
acted over $12 billion in facilities.
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GlassRatner: In addition to the Dallas
extension, GlassRatner is pleased to
announce that it has expanded to the
Charlotte market. The new address is: 401
N. Tryon St.; 10th Floor; Charlotte, NC 28202.
straight years. Palomino’s experience also
includes business development and ac-
count management positions with Xerox
Corporation and Cisco Systems.
Palomino is a member of the Associa-
tion of Corporate Growth, Turnaround
Management Association, Commercial
Finance Association, Risk Management
Association, and Women in Finance-South
Bay. She holds a B. A. in International Busi-
ness from both San Diego State University
and the University of Viña del Mar in Chile.
Palomino can be reached at 310-857-6072 or
Siena Lending Group is an independent
commercial finance company offering
asset-based loans between $1 million and
$30 million to small and middle-market
businesses across the United States. Siena
also offers a turnkey servicing platform,
which provides an attractive asset-based
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