Veritas Financial Partners announced the hiring of Scott I. Kaplan as vice president, Underwriting. Kaplan is based out of the Boca Raton headquarters and is responsible for due diligence, underwriting, structuring and execution of transactions.

Kaplan brings 20-plus years of corporate finance experience to Veritas. Previously, he worked as an investment banker at Vaupen Financial Advisors in Miami, covering lower middle-market companies. He also spent nine years at Deutsche Bank in New York, culminating in his role as a vice president in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group covering primarily gaming and lodging companies.

“We are very excited to welcome Scott to our growing team. His vast industry experience, varied financing solutions and diverse skill set, will provide a great deal of knowledge that will be valued by our client base,” said Mark Sunshine, Veritas’ CEO.

Veritas Financial is a national financial services firm that provides senior secured credit facilities to small- and medium-sized businesses.