Axiom Bank expanded its team with the hiring of Sul Hemani as vice president and SBA relationship manager. In this new role, Hemani will help grow Axiom Bank’s government guaranteed lending program by generating new SBA and USDA loans.
Axiom Bank expanded its team with the hiring of John Wattinger as senior account executive for its Allied Affiliated Funding division. Wattinger has more than 35 years of experience in asset-based lending and factoring.
Axiom Bank promoted Joe Dear to senior vice president and commercial market executive. In this role, he will be responsible for leading and growing the bank’s Orlando, FL, commercial banking unit, including treasury management.
Axiom Bank hired Jordan Wilson as vice president and commercial and industrial loan relationship manager. In this role, Wilson will be responsible for generating new leads, loans and deposits by developing relationships with small and midsized businesses.
Axiom Bank expanded its factoring and asset-based lending division with the hiring of Mark J. Simshauser as senior vice president of Allied Affiliated Funding.
Axiom Bank, a Florida-based community bank, appointed Dan Karas executive vice president of Allied Affiliated Funding, the bank’s factoring and asset-based lending division. Karas will be responsible for driving the division’s initiatives toward continued growth.
Allied Affiliated Funding closed $1 million in receivables financing to a Texas-based commercial flooring company and $400,000 in receivables financing to a Louisiana-based oil and gas industry consulting company.
Allied Affiliated Funding provided $1.5 million in receivables financing to a New Jersey-based pet wash manufacturing company and $300,000 in debtor-in-possession receivables financing to a Texas-based manufacturer.
Axiom Bank named Richard Jensen senior vice president and commercial relationship manager in Tampa, FL. In this role, Jensen will develop and manage relationships with Axiom’s commercial clients.
Kimberly Smotherman joined Allied Affiliated Funding as chief credit officer, factoring and asset-based lending. Smotherman is responsible for credit risk management and portfolio oversight.