Crestmark brought on board John Ryan as vice president, senior underwriter for the East Division. Based in Troy, he will report to Senior Vice President, East Division Underwriting Manager John Trendell.

Ryan brings more than 30 years of commercial finance experience to Crestmark. He most recently served as vice president of the special credits group with JP Morgan Chase Bank, where he was responsible for managing a portfolio of commercial loan relationships undergoing workout. Ryan also served as risk portfolio manager of business banking, and senior credit manager of business banking while at JP Morgan Chase Bank.

Previous experience includes Comerica Bank, as vice president of credit administration for business banking; vice president and manager of commercial workout for Comerica Loan Center; vice president of special asset group; vice president, senior commercial workout officer; and vice president, senior commercial asset-based loan officer. Ryan also served as asset-based lending credit manager for Greenfield Commerical Credit.

“John’s knowledge of credit underwriting and experience with loan quality management for commercial lending will be an asset to our team of underwriters,” said Crestmark Executive Vice President and East Division President Steven Tomasello. “We welcome him to our team and we look forward to his contributions.”

Crestmark provides innovative financial solutions for businesses throughout the U.S., including asset-based lending, accounts receivable financing, lines of credit, term loans, factoring, machinery/equipment financing and equipment leasing.