“John has shown a commitment to excellence and proven leadership ability throughout his career,” said Vertical President Bayard Closser. “He has successfully built sales teams for Fortune 500 companies and has in-depth experience in the financial services industry. We’re thrilled to have him join Vertical.”
Harline’s career in the financial services industry spans over 20 years. He comes to Vertical Capital Markets Group from Transamerica Capital Management, Denver, Colo., where he was National Sales Manager. Before joining Transamerica, he served as Senior Vice President and head of the Financial Institution Division at the ING Group, West Chester, Penn. While at ING, he also served as a Divisional Vice President and as a Regional Vice President.
He began his career at Endeavor Group in Corona Del Mar, where he started as an Internal Sales Associate, became a National Sales Coordinator and then advanced to the position of Managing Director.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine and an MBA from Pepperdine University, Malibu.
“John was attracted to Vertical by our opportunity for growth,” Closser said. “We believe that he will play an important role in helping us take advantage of this opportunity.“
Vertical Capital Markets Group (www.verticalus.com), founded in 2004, is an asset management firm that purchases whole mortgage loans and deeds of trust from lenders at deep discounts.