As President of GBC, Scott focuses on the overall strategic direction of the company as well as the credit, sales and marketing aspects of the business. Scott founded Gibraltar Business Capital in April of 2010 when he led the management buyout of Gibraltar Financial Corporation (GFC), an asset based lender and factor that began in Chicago in 1951. Scott began his finance career as an account executive in 1995 at GFC. Earning his way up from the ground floor—learning the sales, credit, operations and underwriting processes—Scott took over the day-to-day operations of GFC in 2005. Scott oversees the GBC credit committee and is active in a variety of industry organizations, including the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), International Factoring Association (IFA) and Commercial Financial Association (CFA). Scott is also a regular speaker and has published several articles for the IFA and CFA. He serves on the board of directors for the Cancer Wellness Center, a nonprofit that provides supportive care and education, free of charge, to improve the emotional and physical well-being of people affected by cancer.
EVP, Head of Sales
Anthony and his team are fresh faces in the lower middle market independent finance world, where they use a relationship-oriented approach to creatively structure asset based credit facilities for companies with up to $100 million in revenue. Anthony’s background comprises extensive experience at leading banks and finance companies, including Wachovia Capital Finance, Merrill Lynch Capital, Heller Financial and Fleet Capital Corp., among others. He is active in the Commercial Finance Association, Turnaround Management Association, Association of Merger and Acquisition Advisors and Association for Corporate Growth. When Anthony is not growing Gibraltar’s business, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, staying fit as an avid runner and following alma mater Notre Dame on the football field and hardcourt.
Chief Credit Officer
As Chief Credit Officer, Mark leads an experienced team in managing risk and credit policy while keeping a focus on enhancing client relationships. Mark started his career as a field examiner with Norwest Business Credit in 1990. He is a seasoned commercial lender with over 25 years experience in asset based lending. Prior to joining Gibraltar Business Capital in September 2012, Mark held several positions with Wells Fargo Capital Finance including Relationship Manager, Team Manager and most recently as Regional Credit Manager. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is also a member of the Turnaround Management Association.
Jess is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to drive the business forward. Leveraging nearly 20 years of financial services experience, Jess is passionate about building and leading a team laser focused on growing lead generation for Gibraltar and expanding awareness of its unique value which includes delivering creative financing solutions for small and mid-market businesses. Jess has held leadership positions with Discover Financial Services, Sears Financial Services, Merrill Lynch Business Financial Services, and Park National Bank, among others. Jess holds an MBA with a marketing concentration from Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Illinois. She is an active member of the Kellogg Executive Women’s Network and the Business Marketing Association Chicago chapter.