Daily News: May 28, 2014

BMO Harris Opens ABL Office in Atlanta, Names Director


BMO Harris Bank announced it expanded its asset-based lending team into Atlanta, with the hiring of Linton Elliott as director, Asset-Based Lending, BMO Harris Bank.

Linton Elliott spent the last ten years at GE Capital in its Corporate Finance division, progressing to the role of SVP, Sales, in which he focused on generating senior secured loan opportunities throughout the southeastern United States.

Elliott will have responsibility for business development and ABL client relations throughout the southeastern United States. He will be focused on corporate clients, business development and referral sources.

“Almost a third of all ABL transactions are conducted in the southeastern United States, so this move represents a tremendous growth opportunity for us,” said Mike Scolaro, managing director and head, Asset-Based Lending, BMO Harris Bank. “There’s no better way to enter a new market than with a leader with experience, presence and local market knowledge, and that is exactly what Linton Elliott brings to the role.”