Gateway Commercial Finance is pleased to announce that Efrain Lopez and Barbara J. Scott have joined our growing team as Director of Business Development, and Director of Operations, respectively.
Mr. Lopez’s primary responsibility is the development of strategic relationships, sales initiatives and business development. Efrain has been in banking for the last 25 years, focusing primarily on lending to small and middle market companies throughout the South Florida area. His expertise in Asset Based Lending and Trade Finance has helped hundreds of companies with their working capital needs. Efrain takes pride in understanding each client’s business in order to apply the appropriate tool to meet such needs. He holds a BBA from Florida International University and an MBA from the University of Miami.
Ms. Scott has over twenty years of experience in the factoring industry, both in the UK and USA markets. Over the last ten years she has worked for Bibby Financial Services Inc. as Head of Operations and has gained experience in domestic and export accounts receivable finance and management. She has also worked with businesses to provide trade finance solutions. Prior to that, Ms. Scott worked in the banking industry for nine years as a Retail Banking manager.
Last August, Gateway Commercial Finance received Inc. 500/5000 recognition for 2012 as one of America's fastest growing companies. “Efrain and Barbara represent our commitment to have top talent in the areas of business development and operations” said Marc J. Marin, Managing Director of Gateway Commercial Finance. “Given our continued plans for growth into the foreseeable future, Efrain and Barbara share our vision to be a market leader.”
Gateway Commercial Finance, LLC provides financial services to a segment of under-banked businesses thru the purchasing of a business’s accounts receivables (a.k.a Invoice Factoring). Factoring allows a business immediate liquidity against slow paying commercial accounts receivables.
For more information on Gateway Commercial Finance, LLC, visit www.gatewaycfs.com