Kevin Gillespie joined Tradewind Finance as vice president of sales based out of Pittsburgh. Gillespie has experience in the factoring and larger finance industry. He will be responsible for driving business growth in his new role.

Most recently, Gillespie served as regional vice president at Pitney Bowes Bank. During his tenure there, he helped launch the company’s working capital solutions program, which includes equipment finance, asset-based lending and factoring. As regional vice president, he helped develop new business both in the Northeast and internationally.

Before Pitney Bowes Bank, Gillespie helped open and grow Idaho-based factoring company Integrity Financial. Prior to spearheading this effort, he served as senior vice president at SouthStar Capital and worked at Bibby Financial, where he built a customer base in both domestic and foreign markets. Gillespie began his career at Goldman Sachs.