Chicago, IL – April 30, 2019 – Encina Business Credit, LLC (EBC) announced today that Chris Clifford has joined the company as its Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Clifford, who will work at EBC’s headquarters in Chicago, is a 30-year veteran of the asset-based finance industry having worked most recently at US Bank where he was an Operations Executive. Before US Bank, he worked at RSM McGladrey and LaSalle Business Credit, having held roles of increasing responsibility in auditing, risk management, portfolio management and originations.
Mr. Clifford can be reached at cclifford@encinaBC.com
Launched in March 2016, EBC is an independent asset-based lending platform targeting middle-market borrowers in the U.S. and Canada. The firm provides revolving lines of credit and term loans ranging in size from $10–$100 million and secured by accounts receivable, inventory, machinery & equipment and real estate. The platform lends to both privately-owned and publicly-traded companies across a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, automotive, oil & gas, services, distribution and consumer products. Borrowers use loan proceeds to fund working capital, acquisitions, refinancings, growth, restructurings/turnarounds, debtor-in-possession (DIP)/exit financings and other special situations. Positive cash flow is not a requirement.