Our Leadership

The leadership team at Crestmark brings with them a host of diverse financial backgrounds and expertise, including: traditional banking, commercial lending, commercial finance (including asset-based lending, factoring and leasing). They’ve also worked as business advisors and in entrepreneurial ventures. They are active on numerous advisory boards, as well as in community organizations where they are members of groups that work with young businesses in need of financial advice; present at conferences; and publish articles about the industry. As members of industry groups such as the ABA, BBB, CFA, ELFA, IFA, and many more, they are active in the business community to ensure that Crestmark knows the best and most efficient way to provide working capital solutions to businesses that need it – when they need it most. What you will find consistent about everyone on our leadership team is his or her drive to help. When you hear them talk about the businesses and clients that have thrived through their relationship with Crestmark, it becomes increasingly clear why they got involved in this business in the first place. They like to help. To read more about our executive team, click on any of the names below.

Executive Committee

W. David Tull
Chairman / CEO

Mick Goik
President / COO

Barry J. Essig
Vice Chairman

Matt Barbuscak
Executive Vice President
Corporate Operations Manager

Martin Blake
Executive Vice President
Marketing / Banks & Financial Organization Manager

Scott Grady
Crestmark Equipment Finance Division

Steven C. Gross
Executive Vice President
SBA Lending Division President

Patrick Haney
Executive Vice President
West Division President

Heath Holdbrooks
Executive Vice President
Transportation Division President

Mark Matheson
Executive Vice President
Chief Credit Officer

Ray Morandell
Senior Vice President
National Sales Director

Larry Pearce
Executive Vice President
Joint Ventures Group President

Jack Talkington
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

Steven Tomasello
Executive Vice President
East Division President

Philip J. Yanick
Senior Vice President
Chief Risk Officer


Lisa Beattie
First Vice President
Marketing/Communications Director

Lynne Taylor Farrar
First Vice President
Transportation Services Underwriting Manager

James Farrell
First Vice President
East Division Sales Manager

Gayle Finger
First Vice President
Legal Compliance

Julie Halbert
First Vice President
West Division Underwriting Manager

Susan Hickey
First Vice President
East Division Assistant Portfolio Manager

Don Kelly
Senior Vice President
Chief Technology Officer

Chad Kerr
First Vice President
SBA Underwriting Manager

Scot Lund
First Vice President
Director of Program Management

Gus Mattia
Senior Vice President,
Funding / Deposits | HR / Benefits

Roland Pascua
First Vice President
Human Resources Director

Jeff Silverstein
Senior Vice President
East Division Portfolio Manager

Christopher R. Soupal
Senior Vice President
National Sales Director

Andrew K. Swanson
Senior Vice President
Field Exam Manager

John Trendell
First Vice President
East Division Underwriting Manager

Steve Turkish
First Vice President
Director of Trade Services

Ray Zilke
First Vice President
Transportation Services Division Portfolio Manager