(TROY, MICHIGAN, September 18, 2012) – Crestmark is pleased to announce the addition of Gregg Geil, Vice President, Underwriting. Working out of Crestmark’s South Region Baton Rouge, Louisiana, office, Geil reports to Julie Halbert, First Vice President, Underwriting. His responsibilities include working with the Business Development Officers to underwrite working capital solutions for new clients, as well as amendments and renewals to existing clients.
Commercial and asset-based lending, auto finance, credit and operations management highlight just a few of Geil’s background and qualifications. He joins Crestmark from BBVA Compass Bank in Austin, Texas, where he worked since 2007 as Vice President/ ABL Portfolio Manager – Structured Lending. Previously he was with Ford Motor Credit Company, working with the company off and on from 1986 to 2007, when the company closed. He was based in Austin and Los Angeles, and held several positions, including Operations Manager and Account Manager. Geil further established himself in finance from 1994 to 1997 while working in San Antonio, Texas, at MS Financial Corporation, The Finance Company and Sunstar Acceptance Corporation.
Geil received his B.B.A. in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin in 1985.
“We are excited to have Gregg at Crestmark,” said Patrick Haney, Group President, South Region. “His background, personality and strong industry experience makes him a great addition to our team, and we look forward to seeing the positive impact he makes in responding to both prospective and existing clients.”