Lighthouse Financial announced that J. Brad Leach has been promoted to executive vice president. In this new position, he will
continue to coordinate and lead the overall business development and marketing activities for Lighthouse. In addition, Leach’s responsibilities will expand to include overall corporate
leadership and strategy for maintaining portfolio credit quality and increasing growth.

Leach will continue to cover the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest states to originate new asset-based loans in these areas while seeking to expand the business development team.

Leach has over 15 years of experience in commercial finance and asset-based lending, most recently as Senior Vice President with Lighthouse. Earlier in his career, Leach was a vice president and commercial banker with Central Carolina Bank which is now part of SunTrust Bank. Prior to that, Leach was a business development officer for Bank of America.