Daily News: November 6, 2014

Access Capital Promotes Five Team Members

Access Capital announced the promotions of five team members: John Belling, Laura Devine, Maureen McGann & Donna Reichert were promoted to SVP and Nadja Pietro Bitencourt was promoted to assistant controller.

The promotions include:

Donna Reichert, SVP – Operations; Treasurer:
Donna is a co-founder of Access Capital and has worked with founder Miles Stuchin for more than 35 years. They first met working together at a law firm and have worked together ever since. Donna’s responsibilities at Access Capital include all corporate treasury functions and the supervision of human resources, and facilities.

Laura Devine, SVP – Collateral Management:
Devine is responsible for Access Capital’s Collateral Management Department. She has worked in the commercial finance industry for more than 40 years, 28 of them with Access Capital. She was previously with Bank Leumi and prior to that with Lazere Financial, a subsidiary of Connecticut Bank and Trust Company and initially with the asset based subsidiary of Hartford National Bank.

Maureen McGann, SVP – Client Services:
McGann has been with Access Capital since 1987 in charge of the Company’s Client Services Group. Prior to joining Access Capital, she worked for The Metropolitan Museum of Art for 10 years in the Human Resources department, rising to the position of assistant manager.

John Belling, SVP – Account Management:
Belling is the team leader of the Account Management Department. He previously worked for CIT Group, then Fremont Financial and subsequently as an independent collateral field examiner. He joined Access Capital 11 years ago, as account manager, and was subsequently promoted to Team Leader and now to his current position.

Nadja Pietro Bitencourt, Assistant Controller:
Nadja joined Access Capital as a senior accountant four years ago. She previously worked as an auditor at Price Waterhouse Coopers and graduated from Queens College.

Miles Stuchin, founder and CEO of Access Capital, said, “The announcement of these promotions is well deserved recognition of the meaningful contributions that each of these individuals regularly makes to Access Capital. Their commitment, dedication to excellence and delivery of consistently superior service are, individually and collectively, an integral part of how we perform at the level we do. We congratulate these people, thank them for the great work that enabled them to achieve these promotions, and look forward to their -and our- continued success in the future.”