Daily News: April 17, 2012

TAB Bank Names SVP, National Strategic Alliance Director

TAB Bank said it added Bob Kassebaum to the business development team as senior vice president and national strategic alliance director. He will be based in Palm Coast, FL and will be responsible for sourcing new business opportunities by providing asset-based and factoring working capital facilities to commercial entities with annual revenues of $2 million to $150 million.

Kessebaum is an industry veteran with over 35 years of experience providing lending solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses in a wide range of industries. Prior to joining TAB Bob spent six years with Marquette Commercial Finance as SVP of sales and marketing and Manager of Marquette’s National Preferred Lender Program. Before joining Marquette Bob spent eight years with Merrill Lynch as VP and manager of Merrill Lynch’s Referral Lending Group providing lending solutions for commercial businesses in need of alternative working capital and long-term debt financing solutions. He is a member of the TMA, CFA and ACG.

“We are very pleased that Bob has joined the TAB business development team. His years of experience in the alternative lending industry will be a major asset for our new business efforts. He brings with him an extensive network of contacts and relationships that will translate into many new opportunities for TAB as we strive to expand our presence and awareness of who we are and the financial product and service capabilities we provide,” stated Justin Gordon, national sales director for TAB Bank.