TROY, Mich., (May 24, 2016) — Crestmark welcomes Carrie Jenkins, vice president, business development officer, for the West Division. Jenkins joins Crestmark’s growing team in Los Angeles, and will be responsible for providing financial solutions to business clients in the busy California marketplace. She reports to Ray Morandell, senior vice president, national sales manager.
Jenkins has more than 25 years of experience in the finance industry, and has closed deals ranging from $10M to more than $5MM. Before joining Crestmark, Jenkins spent 14 years with UC Factors as a business development manager. Prior to that, she was vice president for the Lawrence Financial Group; vice president, lending officer for Capital Business Credit; and portfolio officer in both the Business Recovery and Small Business Lending Divisions of Foothill Capital Corporation.
Morandell said, “Carrie is a great addition to our growing team in Los Angeles. She has solid experience developing a market, and a long track record of helping business clients get the right financing solution to drive success. In addition to serving her existing referral sources, Carrie will focus on the area of North Los Angeles through Northern California’s Bay Area, allowing for greater Crestmark market penetration. We are excited to have her with us as we expand our impact in California.”
Jenkins holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Northridge, where she was active in student activity programming. She sits on the board of directors of the Commercial Finance Conference of California (CFCC), and is a moderator/group leader of the All Cities Networking Group. Jenkins is also a member of the Orange County Financial Society, the Association for Corporate Growth, and many other financial networking organizations. Jenkins tutors students in English and mathematics, and is a California Notary Public.