Category: Personnel

Northpoint Commercial Names New Sales Team

Northpoint Commercial Finance, a diversified inventory finance company, announced its new sales team including Russell Baqir as VP of Sales, Jeff Olander, senior director of Business Development and Milt Kirk, Jim Regan, Tommy Fox and Richard Molyneux, all directors of Business Development.

CapitalSource Launches Premium Finance Lending Business Line

CapitalSource has hired industry veterans John Dixon and Tom Yaeger to lead its new Premium Finance Group. Previously, Dixon was a division president and general counsel at FIRST Insurance Funding. Yaeger brings more than 20 years of experience working for AIG’s premium financing businesses.

Monroe Taps Industry Veteran to Head NY Advisory Practice

Monroe Credit Advisors announced Jeff Knopping joined the firm as a managing director and partner to open its New York office. Prior to Monroe, Knopping was most recently a managing director at William Blair & Company. He also spent 13 years at GE Capital where he co-founded the debt capital markets business.

Urbaites Rejoins Keystone Group as Principal

Anthony Urbaites rejoined The Keystone Group, a management consulting firm in Chicago, as a principal. Most recently, Urbaites was COO of Innovations International, a software company in the home furnishings vertical.

TD Bank Hires Portfolio Loan Officer in Middle-Market Lending

TD Bank has named Brenda C. Edwards as portfolio loan officer in Middle-Market Lending in Mahwah, NJ. A vice president, she is responsible for supporting relationship officers by developing and underwriting new business lending opportunities and expanding existing business relationships.

Capital One Announces Three Appointments, One Promotion

Capital One appointed John Taylor as senior vice president of Government Banking for southeast Texas and Houston, Shawn Robertson as vice president in New Jersey and Tammy Leisen as senior vice president of Government Banking on Long Island. The company also promoted Wayne Kuss to senior vice president in New Jersey.