Marco Financial, a Miami-based financial technology and trade finance company, added Chip Scoggins, Carlos M. Herrera and William C. Avedon to its business development team.
“I’m pleased to add three experienced professionals to our business development team,” Barry Kastner, executive vice president and senior managing director of Marco Financial, said. “Each has the talent and experience that will contribute to our rapid growth that we have experienced since inception. Their diversification in location and specialization will ensure that our prospects and referral sources are provided with excellent service.”
Scoggins joined Marco Financial’s Dallas regional office as senior vice president of business development. With 35 years of experience in the commercial finance and banking industries, his background includes experience with asset-based lending, factoring, healthcare finance and purchase order financing to small- and medium-sized commercial businesses in the Southwest and across the United States. Scoggins has additional experience in credit, operations and the management of turnaround portfolios. He also has a background in structuring customized capital solutions to a base of industries and businesses involved in services, wholesale distribution, manufacturing, assembly, fabrication, importing and exporting.
A sales executive in the financial industry for more than 25 years, Herrera will be working out of Marco Financial’s Miami office as vice president of business development. He spent the last nine years at Xynergy Capital, where he specialized in factoring for the healthcare industry. Herrera also has experience in trade finance, trucking and general factoring, supply chain finance and purchase order financing.
Having spent 12 years in Beijing building global brands from the ground up in the Greater China market, Avedon has a track record of developing client and distribution networks in more than 60 countries. Before Marco Financial, Avedon was vice president of sales at Tradewind Finance, where he was responsible for new business origination and the structuring of trade finance facilities for client companies with $5 million to $1 billion in annual revenue operating in industries including consumer, tech, industrial and agriculture, among others. Avedon is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.