Daily News: November 2, 2016

Republic Business Credit Hires SVP/Business Development

Republic Business Credit hired Thomas Harris as senior vice president of Business Development. Thomas marks the fourth Midwestern-based hire this year.

“Tom is a highly experienced professional with substantive relationships throughout the Chicagoland and Midwestern marketplace,” said Robert Meyers, chief commercial officer, Republic Business Credit. “Tom brings strong credit, underwriting and sales leadership skills within the vertical markets of factoring, asset-based lending, consulting, equipment leasing and banking. He is a great addition to our team and his efforts will support our continuing growth.”

Harris previously worked as a director of underwriting and regional sales executive with a national factoring company.

“As a 20-year commercial lending and financing professional, Tom delivers to the Midwest market an array of sales and marketing, relationship management, credit and operational experience,” said Stewart Chesters, chief executive officer, Republic Business Credit. “I know he will continue to build his reputation as one of the leading commercial finance professionals in the Midwest.”