Cole Taylor Business Capital announced that Michael D. Sharkey, president of Cole Taylor Business Capital, will be among a distinguished group participating in the California Commercial Finance Association’s President’s Panel on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, California.

The expert panel, consisting of some of the nation’s top asset-based lending industry leaders, also includes Henry Jordan, chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo Capital Finance; William Kosis, president and CEO of PNC Business Credit; and Jeff McLane, president of Bank of America Business Capital. The panel will address key issues and perspectives in asset based lending.

Sharkey joined Cole Taylor Bank in July 2008, as executive vice president responsible for the bank’s asset based lending group. He oversees a nationwide market with regional offices in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Dallas, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, San Francisco and Seattle.