Accounting and tax professional with over 17 years of experience. Most recently was the CFO of LQD Business Finance (a Chicago based alternative middle market lender) where he built the accounting, HR, compliance, risk management, treasury, administrative, and investor relations functions from the ground up in addition to serving on the credit committee. Prior to that founded Stanfield & Associates, LLC, a boutique CPA firm focused on the private equity investors and family offices (sold to Sikich, LLP in 2016). Previously held positions at Ernst & Young and McGladrey. BA and MST from the University of Illinois and MSA from DePaul University. Licensed CPA and member of the AICPA.
Finance professional with over 23 years of portfolio, financial analytics, data management and technology architecture design roles focused on providing integrated solutions that automate and optimize lending processes. Most recently was the Chief Information Officer of LQD Business Finance where he was responsible for all systems, analytics, automations, and integrations for a cloud-based lending and servicing platform. Previously held positions at LaSalle Bank, ABN Amro, JPMorgan Chase, Bear Stearns, and Arch Bay Capital. BS from the University of Illinois.
Credit and risk and business development professional with 20 years experience in commercial lending and 10 years as an entrepreneur. Previously with CIBC Bank USA as a Managing Director of Commercial Lending. Prior lending experiences include FirstMerit (now Huntington), Charter One Bank (RBS), Northern Trust and GE Capital, all working with portfolios of small to middle size businesses across many industries. MBA from the University of Illinois, and a B.A. from University of Michigan.
Credit professional with over 25 years of direct lending experience, focused primarily on banking clients in the middle market. Assisted portfolio customers with acquisitions, asset disposition, profit enhancement, and turnarounds. Significant background in all aspects of lending; field audit, underwriting, portfolio management, and business development. Experience in ground up developments of direct lending, originations, and portfolio maintenance platforms. BA from Southern Illinois University.
Credit and lending professional with over 10 years of experience in direct lending, structuring, and capital markets. Previously director of credit for a lower middle market credit fund. Prior experience includes 8 years with J.P. Morgan, most recently as a Vice President in the firm’s loan syndication group. While at J.P. Morgan, held various roles in real estate, commercial lending, and debt capital markets. BA and MBA from the University of Illinois.
Credit and lending professional with over 10 years of experience in asset-based and commercial lending. Previously VP of underwriting for HTLF Specialized Industries and director of portfolio management for a lower middle market credit fund. Prior to this held portfolio and underwriting positions with GE Capital and Fifth Third Bank. MBA from the University of Chicago and BA from Eastern Illinois University.
Sales and Credit professional with 35+ years of experience providing Asset Based Lending, Factoring, Term Lending, and Cash Flow solutions to small and middle-market businesses in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States. His thorough acknowledge of the full credit process has allowed him to close over $1 billion in new business across a broad spectrum of industries. He has a strong reputation within the business community to work tirelessly to find the right financing solution and has become a trusted advisor and lender in the market place. Gill has held senior business development positions with Siena Lending Group, Webster Business Credit, GE Commercial Credit, and The CIT Group. He also served as Chief Credit Officer for Virginia Commercial Finance. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University and will be based out of Charlotte, North Carolina.