Forrester Faia and Christine Jennings join the Crestmark Team

Crestmark is pleased to announce the addition of Forrester Faia as Vice President, Business Development, Midwest Region, and Christine Jennings, Assistant Vice President, Business Development, Transportation Services to the Crestmark team. They report through the Troy, Michigan, and Nashville, Tennessee office respectively. Faia is located in Cary, Illinois, and will support the Chicago area; Jennings is located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Faia joins Crestmark from Sterling National Bank where he was Vice President of Business Development, and has developed regional markets for several companies, including Sterling. Previously he was with Rexford Funding, LLC, Summit Financial Resources, JD Factors, and Austin Financial Services. Faia is a graduate of Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Jennings joins Crestmark from Comdata Financial Services where she was a team member for many years, progressing from the role of Account Executive to Regional Sales Manager. She was a recipient of Comdata’s Circle of Excellence Award.

“Forrester and Christine are further examples of Crestmark’s continuing expansion of resources to help small- to mid-sized business with working capital solutions,” said Ray Morandell, Senior Vice President, Sales Manager. “We look to create a strong presence in the Chicago market and Forrester is a key element in the success of that endeavor. Christine joins our team as part of our strategic agreement with Comdata as we expand our transportation specialty, and brings a rich knowledge of the transportation industry. These additions will assist Crestmark bring its focus on service and its “we help” philosophy to the small- to mid-size business marketplace.”

Crestmark is a nationally recognized provider of working capital solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. Financing solutions include asset-based lending, accounts receivable financing, lines of credit and factoring. Crestmark finances most business-to-business industries, and has extensive experience in many industries including manufacturing, staffing, government contractors, apparel and transportation. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, with regional offices in Florida, Louisiana and Tennessee; business development offices located in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.