Karla Gorgij joined Austin Financial Services as vice president, relationship manager in Loan Portfolio. Based in Los Angeles, Gorgij will be responsible for managing client relationships and underwriting new deals. In her previous role as a relationship manager at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, Gorgij worked with clients to come up with financing solutions to support their operations and create opportunities to achieve planned growth targets.

In addition, Eric Richardson joined the company as a collateral analyst. In this role, he will maintain and manage the daily relationship with clients as well as the analysis of their day-to-day activities.

Jason Anish, president and CEO, said, “We are extremely excited to have these two talented individuals join our team. As Austin Financial continues to grow we will be looking to add additional talent from all areas of the country to our already well-rounded team.”

Headquartered in Los Angeles and with a nationwide lending focus, Austin Financial Services is a privately held middle-market lender that provides alternative funding to small- and medium-sized businesses.