Daily News: January 15, 2014

Eakins Joins TAB Bank Business Development Team

TAB Bank announced the addition of Patrick Eakins to the business development team as VP and BDO. He will be based in Nashville, and will be responsible for sourcing new business opportunities by providing asset-based and factoring working capital facilities to commercial entities with annual revenues of $2 million to $150 million.

Eakins joins TAB with more than 12 years of financial sales and marketing experience. Most recently, he held the position of VP/regional sales manager with a general industry factoring company based in California and focused on new business acquisition. Prior to that, Eakins was a regional sales manager with two large payment processing corporations that specialized in the transportation industry.

“The Southeast region of the United States will continue to be a strong area of focus for TAB’s business development efforts. Our goal is to create numerous opportunities for our commercial finance and working capital products and services to be offered to the many small to medium-sized businesses and firms in the region. We look forward to taking advantage of many opportunities for building new relationships and cultivating existing ones in this economically diverse area of the country. The addition of Patrick to our business development team will greatly enhance our ability to achieve these goals,” stated Justin Gordon, SVP of sales and marketing for TAB Bank.