Grant Thornton named Lisa Walkush national managing principal of its industry program, effective immediately. In addition, Grant Thornton named Carlos Ferreira national managing partner for private equity, effective Aug. 1.
UMB Capital Finance added Nic Wagner as a business development officer based in Denver. Wagner will be representing UMB in the Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas markets, offering working capital solutions through accounts receivable finance, factoring and asset-based lending.
LOUD Capital named Nishad Parmar a senior partner and chief investment officer. Parmar, who is based out of LOUD’s Chicago office, will be leading the company’s diversified strategy into a new series of alternative investments.
WSFS Bank promoted Jim Wechsler to senior vice president, chief retail lending officer. Wechsler will be responsible for consumer lending, small business, government guaranteed lending, community reinvestment and newlane finance.
SierraConstellation Partners, a national interim management and advisory firm to middle-market companies in transition, formed a senior advisor council. The first two members of the council are Chrid Tedford and Jon D. Pedersen.
Cindi Giglio joined Gordon Brothers as associate general counsel, with primary responsibility for retail and commercial and industrial transactions in North America. Meanwhile, corporate counsel Ben Olushola took on an expanded role as associate general counsel for the enterprise.
Reliant Bancorp, the parent company of Reliant Bank, named John R. Wilson president of the company and Reliant Bank. Reliant Bank also appointed Mark Ryman chief loan officer and Bill Fitzgerald chief risk officer.
Robert Abraham joined Entrepreneur Growth Capital as vice president, new business development. Abraham joined from Signature Bank, where he was vice president of new business development in asset-based lending.