Regional First Vice President, Business Development

Melinda Fricke
Regional First Vice President, Business Development

Melinda Fricke joined the Crestmark team in August 2008. She is based in Dallas, Texas with sales responsibility for north Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Oklahoma. Melinda works as a part of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana / South Region office.

Melinda has provided working capital solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses for over 20 years. After starting her career in Phoenix, Arizona, she relocated to Texas in 1997. Melinda consults with business owners to derive financial solutions for fund growth, acquisitions, turnarounds, start-ups, seasonality and more. She is a natural problem solver and has a passion for working with entrepreneurs to assist them meet their funding needs. Melinda has developed beneficial partnerships with a variety of commercial banks across the country, and successfully provides working capital solutions that assist both the commercial bank and small businesses.

Melinda is a member of the Women’s Finance Exchange and currently serves on the Philanthropy Committee, after serving on its the Board of Directors for seven years in many different capacities. She is also an active member of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and the Corporate Finance Association (CFA).

Melinda has a B.S. of Business Management from Arizona State University.

You can contact Melinda at 214.613.5647 or