Ask a Small Business Financing Expert: Top Tips for Managing & Financing a High-Growth Staffing Company

Gibraltar Business Capital President Scott Winicour was a featured contributor on recently. In the article, he addresses a common question he hears from small and mid-market businesses including staffing companies: How can business owners successfully manage and finance growth, while steering their business and focusing on day-to-day operations. Winicour shares four insights to help staffing companies thrive, including: Planning … Read More

Defining our Company Core Values: Authentic, Reliable, and Thoughtful

What inspires you to work hard and do your best? For the team at Gibraltar, it’s more than just a paycheck. Like most employees, we want to feel capable and appreciated – and perhaps most importantly – feel empowered to make difference. So, what’s one of the keys to making work feel like more than just work? For us, a … Read More

Gibraltar Celebrates Record 2017 Growth

2017 was an important year for Gibraltar both in terms of growth and momentum. As the year comes to a close, Gibraltar Business Capital President Scott Winicour took some time to reflect on key milestones and look ahead to 2018. Throughout the year, Gibraltar celebrated successes ranging from record funding levels to expanding its sales team, launching a new service … Read More

Gibraltar Welcomes Business Development Team Member Scott Shapiro

Gibraltar Business Capital, an industry leader in providing small and mid-market companies with the capital they need to solve short-term challenges or seize growth opportunities, has added Scott Shapiro as Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer West Region, further filling out its sales team with another veteran specialty finance lender. Shapiro joins the Gibraltar team to help keep up with … Read More

Former MB Financial SVP Joins Gibraltar Business Capital Team

Gibraltar Business Capital, an industry leader in providing small and mid-market companies with the capital they need to solve short-term challenges or seize growth opportunities, has added Stan Scott as a Vice President, Account Executive, further filling out its team with another banking industry veteran. Stan Scott joins the Gibraltar Business Capital lineup at a time when the privately held … Read More

Financing Solutions to Bridge Cash-Flow Gaps: ABL and Factoring

It’s no surprise to small and medium-sized businesses that securing ample lines of credit offered by traditional banks and lending institutions is, well, tough business. It requires a strong and stable balance sheet and a track record of good credit. Among small and medium-sized businesses, these requirements are often out of reach. Faced with critical cash-flow crunches because of issues … Read More

Why Factoring Makes Sense for Staffing & Temporary Employment Agencies

The staffing industry plays a critical role in today’s economy. Temporary workers provide a unique function during periods of growth and decline, allowing employers to insulate their permanent employees from the ebbs and flows of the economy. For entrepreneurs with the right skill set, the staffing industry has a great deal of appeal. Startup costs are low and demand for … Read More

Gibraltar Builds Brand Ambassadors

“Create space to work on the business, not in the business.” That is the best piece of business advice Jim Teppen, co-president of Gibraltar, said he has ever received. And it is a maxim that he uses to lead the Gibraltar team in its efforts to provide fast, flexible capital solutions to small businesses that don’t qualify for traditional bank … Read More

$8.8MM Asset Based Loan for Elastic Fabrics of America

Gibraltar Business Capital closed a new $8.8MM asset-based line of credit for Greensboro, N.C.-based Elastic Fabrics of America, a leading manufacturer of warp-knitted and circular-elastomeric fabrics that are used to make lingerie, athletic apparel and certain fabrics needed for medical-related purposes. Gibraltar Business Capital was able to help Elastic Fabrics of America, which is owned by a private-equity firm, tap … Read More

Get to Know Gibraltar: One-on-One with Michael Conrad

We recently met up with Michael Conrad, senior vice president and business development officer of the originations team at Gibraltar Business Capital. He is responsible for the innovative financing terms that have helped businesses tap lines of liquidity to weather tough industry times. One of his most recent deals was with Horizon Mud Company, an oil- and gas-services provider based … Read More