Steven Gross Joins the Crestmark Team

For Immediate Release April 18, 2011


Contact: Lisa Beattie
Phone: 248-267-1639


Crestmark is pleased to announce the addition of Steven C. Gross to the Crestmark team. Gross will strengthen Crestmark’s credit presence in the Chicago area, and will report to Crestmark’s Troy, Michigan Midwest region office. He will have responsibility for credit assessment and underwriting for the expanding Midwest Region.


Gross brings with him over 26 years of commercial finance experience with both bank-affiliated and privately- held commercial finance companies. Most recently, he was Vice President/Relationship Manager at PNC Business Credit; and prior to that, Gross was Managing Director for Bridge Finance Group for over six years, where he worked to provide structure and stability to the credit and portfolio management functions, mentor and develop team members, and close credit facilities. Previously, he held credit and portfolio positions for JPMorgan Chase Bank, GE Capital Commercial Finance, Fremont Financial at both the corporate and regional levels. Gross is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.


“Steve brings a wealth of experience to Crestmark,” said Jack R. Roper, Crestmark Midwest Region Group President. “We look forward to having him as a member of the Crestmark family.”


“Having worked previously with Steve, I know that he will be a great asset to Crestmark’s continued expansion in helping businesses obtain needed working capital,” stated Larry Pearce, First Vice President, Underwriting Manager.


Crestmark Bank is a nationally recognized provider of working capital solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses.  Financing solutions include asset-based lending, accounts receivable financing and factoring.  Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, with regional offices in Florida, Louisiana and Tennessee; sales and financing office in New Jersey, and sales offices located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Missouri, North Carolina and Texas.


You can reach Steve Gross
at 312.674.4848
200 South Wacker Drive, Suite 3100
Chicago, Illinois 60606