Oxford Finance said it hired Katie R. Mainello as director, business development, and Brett A. Crabtree, senior director, business development, responsible for originating loans with East Coast and West Coast healthcare services companies, respectively, across a wide range of sectors.

Mainello has over ten years of experience in the finance industry, specializing in commercial lending to early-stage and middle-market healthcare organizations. Before joining Oxford, she was with GE Capital in its Healthcare Financial Services group and its Commercial Finance division. She also held positions with Evolution1 and The Hartford Financial Services Group.

“Ms. Mainello is a valued addition to Oxford’s healthcare services business development team,” said Christopher A. Herr, managing director for Oxford Finance. “She has a strong finance background and is very knowledgeable about the operations and financial needs of healthcare organizations.”

Crabtree has over 15 years of experience with asset-based lending in the healthcare industry. Before joining Oxford, he established the West Coast offices for IBJ Whitehall and Bridge Healthcare Finance Group, and held positions at Finova Capital’s Healthcare Finance Group, Comerica Bank and Marsh’s Private Equity M&A Group.

“Oxford is pleased Mr. Crabtree has joined our healthcare services team,” said Herr. “His in-depth understanding of the healthcare market and extensive lending experience will help Oxford continue to expand its portfolio.”