PNC Bank announced the following appointments to its senior secured lending teams in the Western and Midwest regions:

Based in San Francisco, Ankur Gupta has been appointed senior vice president responsible for business development with private equity firms and other referral sources, where he will be originating asset-based and cash flow loans. Gupta comes to PNC with more than 12 years of asset-based and cash flow lending experience, most recently with GE Antares Capital.

Based in Grand Rapids, MI, Michael Bishop has been appointed vice president responsible for business development and loan origination for middle market companies in the western Michigan region. A 16-year veteran of banking and financial services, Bishop joined PNC Bank through the acquisition of National City in December 2008, and most recently served in multiple roles in commercial real estate lending.