GC Business Finance expands its loan team with two new appointments
GC Business Finance has recruited two senior loan managers to strengthen its team of advisors dedicated to supporting Northwestern businesses.
In their new roles, Dave Martin and Kevin Glover will be responsible for driving the Social Impact Lender’s portfolio of new transactions and lending currently under the Coronavirus Business Interruptions Loan Scheme (CBILS), Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) and continue to help. companies access the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) on behalf of the British Business Bank. They have already had a significant impact in supporting SMEs in the Northwest in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to withstand business disruptions.
Dave joins GC Business Finance with over twenty years of experience in the finance industry, having spent the past ten years supporting businesses of all sizes to raise funds to facilitate growth, create jobs and achieve expansion. international. With previous positions at HSBC, Barclays, Santander and TSB Bank, as well as factoring company Regency Factors, Dave has extensive knowledge of the alternative finance market in the UK.
At GC Business Finance, Dave will be responsible for engaging with SMEs in Greater Manchester and the wider North West. It will focus on supporting businesses in their growth ambitions by identifying areas where additional funding is needed to help with job creation and business expansion.
Kevin joins with fifteen years of experience as a relationship manager at RBS. With experience in SME trading firms and business clients, Kevin will support entrepreneurs in their loan applications, using his expertise to open up international markets to Manchester businesses.
Committed to supporting SMEs in the Northwest, by providing loans to businesses in the region, GC Business Finance is positioned to lend to businesses that otherwise could not access financing from traditional lenders in a timely and responsible approach. ready.
Chris Hutchison, Head of Loans at GC Business Finance, said: “We are delighted to welcome Dave and Kevin to the team and look forward to working with them to continue helping businesses in the Northwest. During this period, the two new appointments underscore our commitment to supporting SMEs during the pandemic and boosting our primary goal of economic growth and job creation in the Northwest.
Dave Martin said: “It’s a tough time for businesses in the Northwest, but entrepreneurs in our region have shown exceptional levels of adaptability allowing them to survive the pandemic. I am grateful to have this opportunity to work with GC Business Finance to help these companies access finance, boosting the growth of the UK economy through the loans available. “
Kevin Glover added, “There is an incredible host of talent and innovation coming out of this region right now, and organizations like The Growth Company are doing all they can to ensure that this talent is never seen. not wasted. Businesses are showing resilience in the face of the virus. Beyond the pandemic, I look forward to helping GC Business Finance continue to advocate for businesses in the region.