Crestmark announced that Ali Sanabria joined the firm as vice president, account executive for the California market. He reports to Tom Lescher, regional executive vice president, California Region.

Sanabria joins Crestmark with more than 17 years of experience in the banking industry. He is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving as a part of Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield in Kuwait; and Operation Restore Hope in Somalia.

Prior to Crestmark, Sanabria worked with City National Bank as a vice president, senior special assets officer where he was responsible for managing a large portfolio of consumer, commercial, and real estate loans. He has also worked with Wells Fargo Bank, Professional Business Bank, Alliance Bank, and the CIT Group in a variety of roles including loan adjustor, underwriter, portfolio manager, loan officer, and collateral analyst.

“We are excited to welcome Ali to the Crestmark family,” said Lescher. “His diverse background and his exceptional personality will be a great help as we develop our California market and provide more financial solutions to small- to medium-sized businesses.”

“The Crestmark California office… and all of Crestmark … will benefit by having Ali on the team. We are glad he is joining us,” said Pat Haney, division president, West Division.