TSL Feature Articles

Click on the link below to meet some of the “difference makers” in the secured finance community. This issue of The Secured Lender celebrates those who are having a profound impact on both their communities and their organizations. 

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Previous TSL Articles

  • Join Together Boston Finance Professionals Join Together to Make a Difference
    Jun 14, 2019

    The Boston Corporate Finance Community (BCFC) was founded by Cheryl Carner, Crystal Financial LLC; Ken Frieze, Gordon Brothers; Keith Vercauteren, Wells Fargo; Ward Mooney, Crystal Financial LLC; and Kevin Murtagh, Riemer & Braunstein LLP.  By Ward Mooney and Kevin Murtagh

  • Diversity The Dynamic Power of Diversity: How Diverse Perspectives & Inclusive Thinking Can Create Powerful Teams
    Jun 14, 2019

    A leading researcher, author and advisor in the fields of leadership and inclusion offers practical tips for harnessing the power of diverse teams.  By Arin N. Reeves

  • Making a Difference Making a Difference: Interview with Hilco’s Thomas Greco and Gary Epstein
    Jun 14, 2019

    Thomas A. Greco, chief executive officer of Hilco Valuation & Industrial and Gary Epstein, Hilco Global EVP and chief marketing officer, discuss the National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award and the many other ways in which Hilco Global is making a difference through Hilco Helps (www.hilcohelps.com), a program that Epstein branded for all of the firms’ cause-marketing initiatives. 

  • Character First Character First: Interview with Jennifer Palmer
    Jun 14, 2019

    Jennifer Palmer, president of Gerber Finance, discusses how philanthropy is front and center in the company’s day-to-day business.  By Michele Ocejo

  • Secured Finance and Felons Secured Lending and Felons
    Jun 14, 2019

    Several commercial finance executives band together to give former inmates a second chance.  By David Rains

  • Interview with Entrepreneurial Factor Allen Frederic, Republic Business Credit
    Apr 1, 2019

    Allen Frederic is a co-founder of Republic Business Credit with over 45 years of commercial banking, asset-based lending, and factoring experience. He previously founded another New Orleans-based factoring company after serving as president of a New Orleans bank. By Michele Ocejo

  • Furniture Retail Offers Pockets Of Opportunity—But Due Diligence Is Key
    Apr 1, 2019

    Disruption seems to be affecting every sector and the furniture industry is no exception. Mark Bannon of Tiger Group explains why lenders should consider furniture retailing borrowers.  By Mark Bannon

  • Negotiation Tips and Strategies
    Apr 1, 2019

    Moshe Cohen, president and founder of The Negotiating Table, Inc., provides negotiations strategy advice that can be used in all aspects of life.  By Moshe Cohen

  • The TSL Interview: Marc Heller, President, Commercial Services, CIT Group
    Apr 1, 2019

    Marc Heller is president of CIT Commercial Services, one of the nation’s leading providers of factoring and lending services to the apparel, textiles, furniture, home furnishings, housewares, consumer electronics and consumer products industries.  By Michele Ocejo

  • Whose Cash Is That Cash? Avoiding Constructive Trust Claims in Trucking Finance Transactions
    Apr 1, 2019

    A storm of uncertainty can arise around the distinction between transportation brokers, carriers and third-party logistics providers and the potential for constructive trust claims by unpaid carriage contractors. Navigating the risk these claims present has become a pressing issue for lenders in the trucking industry, particularly when financing traditional carriers that also have brokered operations. By Wade M. Kennedy