Daily News: August 20, 2014

Crestmark Hires Blaeser as VP, BDO

Crestmark announced the addition of Scott Blaeser as VP, Business Development. He will assist in expanding Crestmark’s presence by providing asset-based lending to small to middle-market businesses. He will report to Crestmark West Coast Region Sales Manager, Robert J. Parks. Working out of a Colorado office, he will be part of Crestmark’s expanding and growing West Region.

Previously, Blaeser worked with Celtic Capital Corporation as a SVP, Business Development, where he established a lending presence in Denver with support for Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Prior to that, he worked in business development roles for Systran Financial Services, GE Capital – Business Credit, Fremont Financial Business CreditFINOVA, First Community Financial; and worked in business banking at Norwest Bank, where he graduated from their acclaimed College of Credit.

“We are pleased to have Scott join the Crestmark team. His long-term presence and success in the Southwestern and Mountain States gives Crestmark an opportunity to leverage our product offering in the secured lending market for these areas,” said Parks. “Scott will complement Crestmark’s growing dedication to further penetrate this vital market as a national working capital provider while using our local approach to doing business. We welcome Scott and look forward to sharing his professionalism and knowledge in providing leveraged funding solutions to the middle market.”