Daily News: February 20, 2015

TD Bank Names Corporate ABL Origination VP

TD Bank named Roger A. Portaro as vice president, Origination and Business Development in its Asset Based Lending group.

Based in Charlotte, NC, he will cover publicly-traded and privately-owned companies in industry sectors including retail, food and beverage distribution, wholesale distribution, general industrials and financial sponsors within the Southeast region, including North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

Portaro has 17 years of experience in commercial and corporate finance. Prior to joining TD Bank, he served in various positions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch within Global Corporate and Investment Banking in relationship management and origination. Portaro started his career at JPMorgan as a Commercial Credit Analyst.

“The Southeast territory is an important market for TD Bank,” said Jeffery W. Wacker, head of ABL Business Development. “We welcome Roger and look forward to building on the tradition of providing legendary service for our customers.”