Daily News: April 30, 2013

First Growth Capital Names National Sales Manager

First Growth Capital, a division of First Capital, announced the hiring of Daniel Rodrigue as senior vice president and national sales manager. Rodrigue will be based out of the First Growth Capital headquarters in Boynton Beach and will be responsible for its business development program and marketing activities to meet the working capital credit needs of small and medium-sized businesses.

Rodrigue has almost 15 years in management, product cross-selling, market development, credit, and business development. Prior to joining First Growth Capital, Rodrigue was head of sales for the Southern Region with Bibby, specializing in account receivable funding. Other previous positions included COO/business development director at Onyx Ventures, chief marketing officer at United Credit and chief marketing officer at MPRIZ Holdings.

“We’re excited to be adding an individual such as Daniel to lead our sales team,” said Jay Atkins, president of First Growth Capital. “Daniel has extensive experience in establishing new markets. His experience in the market and business development will help increase First Growth Capital’s origination platform.”