Daily News: October 24, 2012

Amerisource Names Market Manager for Midsouth Region

Amerisource Funding, an independent commercial finance company, announced that it added Ivan Cook as regional market manager in the Midsouth.

In this role, Cook is responsible for all business development efforts in Amerisource’s Midsouth region (Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee) and is based in the Nashville, TN area. His primary responsibilities include securing direct business and working with the company’s numerous referral partners.

“We are pleased to have Ivan join the Amerisource team and increase the company’s depth and presence in the Midsouth,” said D. Michael Monk, managing director. “Ivan’s experience with A/R finance, particularly in the manufacturing and transportation industries, and his strong roots in the community give him a unique perspective on what growing businesses need to not only survive, but to thrive.”

With more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry specializing in the transportation sector, Cook most recently served as a business development officer for an organization focused on transportation finance. Cook received a MS in Exercise Physiology from Utah State University and a BS in Physical Education from Washington State University. Prior to beginning his finance career, Cook spent six years coaching football at both the prep and collegiate level.

Amerisource provides working capital financing and outsourced receivables management to small- and middle-market companies with financing needs from $50,000 to $10 million.