George Garrod joined Industrial Funding Group, a division of Tauber-Arons, as a managing director to establish an office in Chicago.

Garrod will be responsible for nationwide sourcing of machinery and loans of $100,000 and above.

Garrod has extensive experience in term loan originations, having previously worked for ITT Industrial Credit, Washington Square Financial, Foothill Capital, GemCap and Utica Leaseco.