Daily News: January 10, 2018

MB Business Promotes Bence, Adds Robinson to Team


MB Business Capital promoted William Bence from portfolio management to vice president/business development officer and added John Robinson as senior vice president/business development officer.

“MB Business Capital’s success is attributed to its people. We are happy when we can accommodate employee career growth while maintaining the high level of skill and knowledge that MB Business Capital’s team is known for. Will and John are perfect additions to our highly successful national sales team and we welcome them both,” said Michael Sharkey, president of MB Business Capital.

Bence will be based out of the Rosemont, IL office and be responsible for developing new asset-based lending opportunities, primarily in the Michigan and Ohio markets. He has more than 10 years of asset-based lending experience, beginning his career with LaSalle Business Credit and later Bank of America Business Capital, where he served in credit analyst and field examiner positions.

A 30-year industry veteran, Robinson will be based in the Hunt Valley, MD office covering the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. He started his career at Maryland National Bank with roles in credit and portfolio management. Robinson subsequently served in various positions at McShane Group, a turnaround advisory firm, and Parkway Capital, a mezzanine lender. Prior to joining MB, he worked with Fifth Third Bank’s Structured Finance Group.