Crestmark Appoints John Trendell II as Business Development Officer

TROY, Mich., (Nov. 20, 2019) — Crestmark is pleased to announce that John Trendell II has been named a business development officer where he has been serving as underwriting manager since 2014. John is based in Troy, Michigan and will report to James Farrell, senior vice president, sales manager.

Trendell joined Crestmark in May 2013 as a vice president in Crestmark’s underwriting group. He was promoted to first vice president and underwriting manager in 2014. Previously, Trendell was the managing director for Great Lakes Business Credit; assistant vice president and relationship manager for LaSalle Business Credit; and a collateral analyst, auditor, and audit manager for Greenfield Commercial Credit.

“We are excited John has joined Crestmark’s sales team,” said Farrell. “He brings more than 18 years of industry experience to the role, and with his many contributions and proven success with Crestmark, he’ll be a valuable addition to our talented team of business development officers.”

“Having been an integral part of the bringing clients into Crestmark for over six years, this role will allow me to be more involved up front in helping businesses obtain the financing they need,” said Trendell. “I’m looking forward to hitting the ground running — and have already been talking to several businesses.”

Trendell has a B.B.A. in finance from Walsh College.