Daily News: June 9, 2014

KeyBank Business Capital Expands ABL Support in West

KeyBank Business Capital said it is expanding its strong asset-based lending program with the addition of Michael Wingard, a seasoned ABL banker with experience throughout the West.

Wingard is a senior vice president based in Seattle. He will work with KeyBank Capital Market’s bankers and Middle Market bankers in Key’s western markets, which include AK, CO, ID, OR, UT and WA.

He joins KeyBank Business Capital from PNC Business Credit, where he was a senior vice president responsible for all business development and marketing initiatives in the Pacific Northwest. His previous experience includes ABL banking in markets including California and western Canada.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Michael to our steadily growing team,” said Laurie Muller-Girard, national director of KeyBank Business Capital. “We see tremendous opportunity to work with middle market businesses throughout KeyBank’s western markets, drawing on Michael’s years of experience working with a wide variety of businesses, throughout the West, including California.”

He is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, a former board member of the Northern California Commercial Finance Association and a former member of the National Association of Small Business Companies, the Commercial Finance Conference (Southern California) and the Turnaround Management Association