Daily News: August 27, 2013

EverBank Commercial Finance Grows Tech Platform, Names VP

EverBank Commercial Finance said Chris Ralston has joined the firm’s technology division a vice president of business development, responsible for supporting IT resellers and original equipment manufacturers across the western region. Based in San Francisco, Ralston will report directly to Jeff Teucke, general manager of EverBank Commercial Finance’s technology platform.

“Chris has a deep background in both direct and vendor originations in the technology and healthcare segments. He has a proven track record of success that we are looking forward to leveraging across our network,” said Teucke. “His strong ties in the western market, and nearly 20 years of leasing industry experience, will be instrumental as we look to grow in this region.”

Ralston previously worked for Macquarie Equipment Finance where he was a national account manager overseeing enterprise and vendor technology finance in the western U.S. In this role, Ralston worked with many of the largest technology resellers in California. Prior to Macquarie, Ralston worked as western region manager for Tygris Commercial Finance/Marcap, Wells Fargo Financial, DVI Financial and LFC Capital.