Kelly L. Collins joins Crestmark as vice president, business development officer, for the East Division. Based in North Carolina, Collins is responsible for helping small- and medium-sized businesses in the Carolinas access financing, and for creating greater awareness for Crestmark’s brand within her territory. She reports to James Farrell, first vice president, East Division sales manager.
Collins joins Crestmark from Amerisource Funding, where she was a regional market manager for the Southeast Region, and the company’s 2015 Top Producer. Previously, Collins worked at: Presidential Financial Corp., where she was president of the Carolinas Region; High Point Bank, where she was the vice president, commercial loan officer; Capital Factors Corporation, where she was vice president, new business development officer for North Carolina and Virginia; First Factors Corporation, where she held several positions, including loan portfolio manager; and NCNB where she worked as a commercial loan officer.
Farrell said, “Kelly has a strong background in banking and finance, and is a proven producer of new business. We are excited to add her to Crestmark’s talented team of BDOs, and look forward to her positive energy in helping businesses obtain necessary working capital.”
Collins graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She is a member of Commercial Finance Association, Turnaround Management Association, and the Risk Management Association.