Gordon Brothers Finance Company (GBFC) announced Mark Forti joined the firm as managing director. Forti joins from GE Capital, where he spent nine years specializing in the origination, structuring and underwriting of asset-based loans to national retailers. Prior to GE Capital, Forti spent a combined 18 years at Bank of America and its predecessor banks in a variety of roles that focused on loan structuring, underwriting and origination.

Forti has nearly three decades of experience as a commercial banker for leading asset-based lenders. His expertise includes identifying new clientele and opportunities, directing sales teams, managing loan portfolios and performing collateral & finance analyses. Forti is the most recent addition to the newly formed Gordon Brothers Finance Company, which launched late last year.

“We are thrilled to have Mark join us during this time of expansion and growth for GBFC” stated Patrick Dalton, president & CEO of Gordon Brothers Finance Company. “We look forward to the specialized capabilities Mark brings to our team as we continue to pursue new opportunities and partnerships in the industry.”