Daily News: July 26, 2012

Infinity Adds Former GE Capital Franchise Finance VP

Infinity Franchise Capital said it has added two new members to its staff. Allan Hauptli is a marketing vice president, and Devin Steele is an account manager.

Hauptli has 25 years of experience in middle market lending, with 20 years in the franchise restaurant lending space. His territory includes the upper Midwest and Plains states. He previously held the position of vice president, account manager for GE Capital Franchise Finance. Prior to that, Hauptli was a sales vice president position for Fleet Bank in its Restaurant Franchise Finance Division.

As an account manager serving the Western U.S., Steele has a background in advertising sales for media companies. She worked for both Three Eagles Communication and the Columbus Telegram.

Infinity Franchise Capital offers conventional financing for experienced operators in the nation’s top restaurant brands. Loans from $200,000 to in excess of $10 million are used for equipment, real estate, new store development, partnership restructuring, refinancing, recapitalizations and remodels.