Daily News: December 23, 2014

MB Business Capital Hires Industry Veteran as SVP


MB Business Capital announced Greg C. Walker joined the organization as a SVP, responsible for new business development in the northeastern U.S. Walker has more than 20 years of banking and specialty lending experience, most recently with Headwind Capital, where he was a founding partner focused on capital market advisory solutions to the middle-market. His prior experience includes being a director of Amalgamated Capital. Walker also worked at Silver Point Capital, a Greenwich, CT-based investment firm where he co-founded the firm’s principal finance and alternative investment group. That group focused on investments in asset intensive turnarounds; debt and equity. His experience also includes Wells Fargo/Foothill Capital and LaSalle Business Credit.

MB Business Capital, the asset based lending division of MB Financial Bank, announced that Greg C. Walker has joined the organization as a senior vice president, responsible for new business development in the northeastern United States. Walker is based in Bay Shore, New York.
Walker has more than 20 years of banking and specialty lending experience, most recently with Headwind Capital, LLC, where he was a founding partner focused on capital market advisory solutions to the middle-market. His prior experience also includes being a Director of Amalgamated Capital, a New York based lender focused on middle market direct and acquisition financing. Prior to Amalgamated, Walker worked at Silver Point Capital, a Greenwich, Connecticut, based investment firm where he co-founded the firm’s Principal Finance and Alternative Investment Group. That group focused on investments in asset intensive turnarounds; debt and equity. His experience also includes Wells Fargo/Foothill Capital and LaSalle Business Credit.

Walker is a member of the TMA and the American Bankruptcy Institute, and has participated in a number of panel discussions for those organizations.

Commenting on the announcement, Mike Sharkey, president of MB Business Capital, said, “I’m very happy to welcome Greg Walker to MB Business Capital. Greg is a well-respected finance professional that will further enrich our already talented and successful national asset based lending team.”