Bay View Funding, a subsidiary of Heritage Bank of Commerce, appointed Norman Brame senior vice president and regional sales manager. He will focus on originating new factoring business in Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina, as well as in surrounding markets in the Southeast.

“Bay View’s dedicated factoring business development team is growing to meet rising demand across the country, and we are pleased to welcome Norman as the latest addition to our group of seasoned professionals,” Glen Shu, president of Bay View Funding and president of Heritage Bank of Commerce’s specialty lending group, said. “He brings extensive experience in financial services together with a unique and valuable perspective as a former business owner.”

An 18-year veteran of the financial services industry, Brame has a background in sales, marketing and small business management, having owned and operated various companies. Before joining Bay View Funding, Brame was a regional vice president for a factoring/asset-based lending finance company. Prior to that, he was national sales manager of a bank-owned factoring company.