Barry Vecker joined Encina Business Credit’s business development team as a managing director.

Vecker is an asset-based lending finance professional with more than 25 years of experience in new deal originations, underwriting and portfolio management. He previously served in business development and risk roles at Wells Fargo, Congress Financial, Israel Discount Bank and The Bank of New York. Vecker is also a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Secured Finance Network and the Association for Corporate Growth.

Located near Fort Lauderdale, FL, Vecker will join Steve Janson in covering the Southeast. His primary focus will be Florida, Alabama and portions of Georgia.

“We are excited to welcome Barry on board. His expertise in originating and structuring new asset-based lending deals will undoubtedly help Encina continue to meet its growth objectives. Barry’s role will be key in promoting the Encina brand throughout the Southeast, and his track record for delivering results make[s] me confident that his contributions will be important to our success,” Rob McMahon, chief commercial officer of Encina Business Credit, said.