First Capital, a commercial finance company, hired Jeannette Lopez as vice president and underwriter. Lopez will be responsible for underwriting and risk analysis of new business throughout the Factoring Division.

“The Factoring Division has created an aggressive growth strategy that incorporates growing our existing business and increasing our offerings of Recourse and Non-recourse Factoring facilities,” Kevin McGarry, executive vice president and National Factoring Division manager said. “Jeannette is the right person to join our team and help us create a solid foundation of underwriting and credit quality that will help us meet our growth strategy.”

Lopez has over 15 years in the financial industry in credit analysis, management, policy implementation, underwriting and portfolio management. Prior to joining First Capital, Lopez was with Citi as credit director in the Commercial Business Group – Fundamental Credit Risk Department; team leader and credit officer in the Commercial Business Group; and management associate with Citi Private Bank.

First Capital’s Factoring Division is headquartered in New York City with additional full-service offices in Los Angeles and Ft. Lauderdale.