Crestmark Trade Services Division Announces Promotions

Cardona, Perez and Ochacher Promoted

TROY, Mich. (Feb. 10, 2016) – Steven Turkish, Crestmark’s director of Trade Services, announced the promotions of Elena Cardona, Kalli Perez, and Lil Ochacher. These promotions reflect the momentum in the Trade Services Division, which supports businesses selling into retail.

Turkish said, “The promotions of Elena Cardona, Kalli Perez and Lil Ochacher recognize the contributions these talented staff members make to the success of our Trade Services Division. They are committed to the success of our clients that sell into retail markets, and they add significant value to the division with their expertise and enthusiasm.”

Elena Cardona, based in New York City, was promoted to vice president, account executive from assistant vice president, business development officer. Cardona joined Crestmark Trade Services in 2010 as an operations specialist with Crestmark’s acquisition of Westgate Financial. In 2012, she was promoted to officer, junior account executive. Previously, she worked in credit and collections for Westgate Financial. She attended Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Kalli Perez, based in Crestmark’s office in Boynton Beach, Florida, was promoted to vice president, account executive. Perez joined Crestmark in 2010 as a client analyst working with asset-based loans. In 2012, she was promoted to underwriter; in 2013, she was promoted to assistant vice president, account executive for Crestmark Trade Services. Perez is a Crestmark Ambassador representing the Florida office in support of company internal communications. Perez has a B.A. in multimedia journalism from Florida Atlantic University.

Lil Ochacher was promoted to officer, client services representative. Ochacher joined Crestmark in 2010 with the acquisition of Westgate Financial where she worked in verifications and collections. She relocated from Crestmark’s Trade Services office in New York City to its office in Boynton Beach, Florida. She has more than 25 years in the finance industry, including positions with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Bank Leumi, First Jersey National Bank, and National Westminster Bank. Ochacher has a B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University.