Crestmark Announces Promotions and Appointments in its Operations Group

TROY, Mich., (June 6, 2018) — Crestmark announced the following staff promotions and appointments in its operations department.

“As our product offerings expand, we advance our operational procedures and personnel to provide outstanding client service. We congratulate these Crestmark professionals on their success in bringing innovations and efficiencies to the marketplace,” said Matt Barbuscak, executive vice president and corporate operations manager.

Teri Haynes has been promoted to first vice president, assistant corporate operations manager, with oversight for all of operations for the Transportation Division and Midwest Region. Haynes joined Crestmark in 2004 as a client analyst, and held several operational and managerial roles. In 2013, she was promoted to vice president, operations supervisor. Based in Troy, Haynes reports to Matt Barbuscak, executive vice president, corporate operations manager.

Eric Ball has been promoted to assistant vice president, assistant operations manager, client services. Ball has been serving in the role of operations officer, senior client analyst, and team leader for the Midwest Region, leading, mentoring and training a team of client analysts—and serving on the company’s client retention committee. Ball joined Crestmark in 2008 as an invoice analyst, and was promoted to client analyst in 2010. Based in Troy, he reports to Teri Haynes, first vice president, assistant corporate operations manager.

Ana Rodriguez has been promoted to assistant vice president, assistant operations manager, in Crestmark’s Transportation Division. This follows her 2017 promotion to assistant manager and operations officer for the division. Rodriguez joined Crestmark in 2013 and has since served as: payment analyst, debtor analyst, client analyst, and assistant manager prior to her later promotions. Rodriguez has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Middle Tennessee State University, and an MBA from King University. Based in Franklin, Tennessee, she reports to Teri Haynes, first vice president, assistant corporate operations manager.

Sarah Stutts has been promoted to assistant vice president, assistant operations manager, client services. She joined Crestmark in 2006 as an invoice analyst; and was later promoted to debtor analyst; client analyst; and in 2012, she was promoted to senior client analyst, team leader, and officer of the company. In 2013, Stutts joined the underwriting team and became an underwriting analyst; and in 2016, rejoined the operations department as senior client analyst, team leader, operations officer for the Midwest region. Based in Troy, she reports to Teri Haynes, first vice president, assistant corporate operations manager.

Colleen Delehanty was promoted to senior client analyst, operations officer. She joined Crestmark as a client analyst in 2012 and previously worked as a director for Kelly Services. Delehanty has an associate’s degree in business administration and management from Oakland Community College. Based in Troy, she reports to Eric Ball and Sarah Stutts, assistant vice presidents, assistant operations managers.

Kimberly Ferrara was promoted to senior client analyst and operations officer, after previously serving as client analyst, debtor analyst, payment analyst, and invoice analyst, since joining Crestmark’s Tennessee office in 2011. Prior to that, she was a cash and collateral auditor for Comdata. Ferrara earned a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University and bachelor’s degrees in psychology and music performance from Piedmont College. Based in Franklin, Tennessee, she reports to Ana Rodriguez, assistant vice president, assistant operations manager.

Wanda McClerkin was promoted to senior client analyst and operations officer. She joined Crestmark in 2011 when the company purchased the Comdata Transportation Factoring Unit. Based in Franklin, Tennessee, she reports to Ana Rodriguez, assistant vice president, assistant operations manager.

Connie Smith was promoted to operations officer, senior payment analyst team leader in Crestmark’s Transportation Division. Previously, Smith held roles as invoice analyst and debtor analyst. She joined Crestmark in 2009 from Comdata, where she worked for eight years. Based in Franklin, Tennessee, she reports to Ana Rodriguez, assistant vice president, assistant operations manager.

Ashley Wheelis was promoted to senior client analyst and operations officer in Crestmark’s Tennessee office. Wheelis joined Crestmark in 2014 after previously serving as a financial representative for Springleaf Financial Services. She earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Missouri State University. Based in Franklin, Tennessee, she reports to Ana Rodriguez, assistant vice president, assistant operations manager.