Daily News: August 1, 2012

Marquette Business Credit Appoints Pardue SVP, Marketing Officer

Marquette Business Credit announced the appointment of Ken Pardue to senior vice president – Marketing officer. Based in Chicago, Pardue is responsible for generating and closing new business opportunities sourced throughout the Midwest.

Pardue, a CPA, has nearly 20 years of senior origination experience and is responsible for over $2.5 billion in loan volume. Most recently, Pardue was responsible for private equity and investment coverage efforts for Hilco Appraisal Services throughout the United States. Previously, he held senior business development positions at PNC, Merrill Lynch Capital and JP Morgan Chase.

Marquette Business Credit provides asset-based loans to middle-market U.S.-based companies with credit requirements from $1 million to $15 million.