First Business Capital has hired Christopher Saldana as vice president – Business Development.

Saldana is spearheading client acquisition efforts across the Southwestern U.S. He has 20 years of experience underwriting asset-based lending facilities for companies across the country, with expertise in private equity businesses, multi-generational family owned businesses, and turnaround situations for companies experiencing challenges.

Previously, his roles include west coast director of Business Development as well as relationship management roles in commercial banking and asset-based lending at several strong regional banks.

First Business Capital is a bank-owned specialty lender providing asset-based loans to privately held businesses with sales from $10,000,000 to more than $100,000,000 and financing requirements of up to $12,000,000.