Daily News: May 23, 2016

Int’l Factoring Association Names New Board of Advisors Members

The International Factoring Association, the largest association for the commercial finance industry, named four new members to its board of advisors.

Members will serve a two-year term and help to broaden the public’s understanding of the uses and benefits of factoring. They will also provide guidance on the development of new training programs and ideas to benefit IFA member organizations.

The additions to the advisory board are:

  • Robyn Barrett, managing member, FSW Funding
  • Harvey Friedman, COO, Lenders Funding
  • Cole Harmonson, co-founder and CEO, Far West Capital
  • John LaLota, president, Sterling National Bank,Factoring & Trade Finance Division

Advisory board members returning for the second year of their term are:

  • Glen Dalzell, VP of Sales and Marketing, TCE Capital Corporation
  • Tony Furman, president and co-founder, Interstate Capital Group of Companies
  • Crystal Han, managing director, Pipeline Financial Services
  • L. Gabriel Segura, president and founder, CV Credit

“We’re excited to welcome Robyn, Harvey, Cole and John to the Advisory Board and look forward to their fresh perspectives on programming and enhancing member value,” said Bert Goldberg, executive director of the International Factoring Association. “I predict the next couple of years to be an interesting time for the Factoring industry and we are planning to have a lot of positive contributions to the Factoring space.”

Headquartered in Avila Beach, CA and with over 425 corporate members, the International Factoring Association is the largest association of commercial finance companies in the world.