Daily News: July 25, 2013

First Capital Promotes Gouskos to Business Development Manager

First Capital announced that Chris Gouskos has been promoted Texas business development manager. In his new role, Gouskos will be responsible for business development activities throughout the state of Texas as well as establishing a regional market office.

Gouskos is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in all aspects of corporate finance industry including business development, underwriting, portfolio management and operations. Prior to joining First Capital, Gouskos was a managing director at Focus Management Group, managing a primary contract with the FDIC and generating new business opportunities for their restructuring practice. Other previous positions include running the Asset-Based Lending divisions of Textron Financial and Conseco Finance as well as division management positions with GE Consumer Finance and Bank of America.

“First Capital has been successful through the years in Texas and today has a very strong client base established. Over the next few years, we see significant growth opportunities in the Texas market for middle-market companies that need capital for growth and expansion, acquisitions, or to assist in the turnaround of their business.” said John Curtis, ABL central region manager and executive vice president.