Encina Business Credit appointed Brian Banning senior managing director of Originations. Based out of Troy, MI, Banning will be responsible for leading new business development activity in Michigan and Ohio.

Banning is a 25-year industry veteran who has previously worked at FirstMerit Bank, Citizens Bank, GMAC Commercial Finance and CIT Business Credit.

He most recently served as senior managing director at both Chemical Business Credit and Talmer Business Credit, where he led the ABL groups for Chemical Bank and Talmer Bank, respectively.