Dwight Funding named Jessica Bates as managing director and head of business development. Bates, who has been with the company since 2016, is now responsible for driving product growth, market expansion and leading the sales team across products and industries.
The transition to a more e-commerce-focused economy has been underway for more than two decades. At this point, it is no longer a trend but a permanent (and dominant) piece of the consumer spending landscape. Such a reliance on e-commerce will continue to call for a reimagining of how asset-based lenders provide capital to businesses that sell their goods virtually. In a Q&A for ABF Journal, Derrick Wong of Pacific Premier Bank spoke with Jessica Bates of Dwight Funding about the ins and outs of asset-based lending to e-commerce brands.