OUR TEAM

Marty
Battaglia

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8504
mbattaglia@encinaBC.com

About Marty

Marty is Encina’s Chief Executive Officer, and has over 30 years of experience in corporate finance. Prior to starting Encina, Marty was instrumental in building highly successful asset-based lending platforms at LaSalle Bank, PPM Finance and Fidelity Business Credit. He also has extensive experience in all facets of commercial finance.

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Rob
McMahon

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

320 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880
203-916-6897
rmcmahon@encinaBC.com

About Rob

Rob is Encina’s Chief Commercial Officer, and has over 30 years of executive leadership and banking experience. Prior to joining Encina, Rob held a variety of senior roles at ABN Amro Bank and GE Capital. While at GE , Rob led the firm's nationally recognized Restructuring Finance Group, Retail Finance Group and Metals & Mining team with a portfolio of over $4 billion.

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Bond
Harberts

HEAD OF UNDERWRITING

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-977-1457
bharberts@encinaBC.com

About Bond

Bond is Encina’s Head of Underwriting, and has 25 years of experience in the asset-based lending industry. Prior to joining Encina, Bond worked at Fifth Third Bank, Fremont Financial Corporation, and CIT Group. He also spent 17 years at GE Capital, where he held several risk management roles with increasing levels of responsibility across a variety of asset-based and cash flow lending businesses.

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Tom
Sullivan

CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8506
tsullivan@encinaBC.com

About Tom

Tom serves as Encina’s Chief Credit Officer. To that role he brings over 30 years of experience in all facets of secured lending including underwriting, documentation, portfolio management and bankruptcy. Tom has held leadership positions at GE Capital, Bank of America and Fleet Capital.

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Jeff
Linstrom

GENERAL COUNSEL

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-858-9212
jlinstrom@encinaBC.com

About Jeff

Jeff serves as Encina’s General Counsel and has approximately 30 years of experience in asset-based lending, commercial finance and restructuring finance. Before joining Encina, Jeff held the role of General Counsel at Hilco Global, a financial services company. Prior to that, he practiced law for 13 years as a member of the corporate restructuring practice at two distinguished law firms - Jones Day and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

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Chris
Clifford

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-637-2239
cclifford@encinaBC.com

About Chris

Chris is Encina’s Chief Operations Officer, who is a 30 year veteran of the asset-based finance industry. Prior to joining Encina, he served 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.

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Craig
Maier

SENIOR VP OF FINANCE

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8502
cmaier@encinaBC.com

About Craig

Craig is Encina’s Senior Vice President of Finance and has more than 11 years of experience in corporate finance, specifically in budgeting, managing department financials, overseeing large project spends, implementing multiple finance systems and handling international compliance for subsidiaries in 13 countries. Prior to joining Encina Business Credit, he held positions at SmithBucklin and CareerBuilder.

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Marty
Battaglia

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8504
mbattaglia@encinaBC.com

About Marty

Marty is Encina’s Chief Executive Officer, and has over 30 years of experience in corporate finance. Prior to starting Encina, Marty was instrumental in building highly successful asset-based lending platforms at LaSalle Bank, PPM Finance and Fidelity Business Credit. He also has extensive experience in all facets of commercial finance.

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Rob
McMahon

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

320 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880
203-916-6897
rmcmahon@encinaBC.com

About Rob

Rob is Encina’s Chief Commercial Officer, and has over 30 years of executive leadership and banking experience. Prior to joining Encina, Rob held a variety of senior roles at ABN Amro Bank and GE Capital. While at GE , Rob led the firm's nationally recognized Restructuring Finance Group, Retail Finance Group and Metals & Mining team with a portfolio of over $4 billion.

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Bond
Harberts

HEAD OF UNDERWRITING

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-977-1457
bharberts@encinaBC.com

About Bond

Bond is Encina’s Head of Underwriting, and has 25 years of experience in the asset-based lending industry. Prior to joining Encina, Bond worked at Fifth Third Bank, Fremont Financial Corporation, and CIT Group. He also spent 17 years at GE Capital, where he held several risk management roles with increasing levels of responsibility across a variety of asset-based and cash flow lending businesses.

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Tom
Sullivan

CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8506
tsullivan@encinaBC.com

About Tom

Tom serves as Encina’s Chief Credit Officer. To that role he brings over 30 years of experience in all facets of secured lending including underwriting, documentation, portfolio management and bankruptcy. Tom has held leadership positions at GE Capital, Bank of America and Fleet Capital.

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Jeff
Linstrom

GENERAL COUNSEL

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-858-9212
jlinstrom@encinaBC.com

About Jeff

Jeff serves as Encina’s General Counsel and has approximately 30 years of experience in asset-based lending, commercial finance and restructuring finance. Before joining Encina, Jeff held the role of General Counsel at Hilco Global, a financial services company. Prior to that, he practiced law for 13 years as a member of the corporate restructuring practice at two distinguished law firms - Jones Day and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

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Chris
Clifford

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-637-2239
cclifford@encinaBC.com

About Chris

Chris is Encina’s Chief Operations Officer, who is a 30 year veteran of the asset-based finance industry. Prior to joining Encina, he served 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.

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Craig
Maier

SENIOR VP OF FINANCE

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8502
cmaier@encinaBC.com

About Craig

Craig is Encina’s Senior Vice President of Finance and has more than 11 years of experience in corporate finance, specifically in budgeting, managing department financials, overseeing large project spends, implementing multiple finance systems and handling international compliance for subsidiaries in 13 countries. Prior to joining Encina Business Credit, he held positions at SmithBucklin and CareerBuilder.

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MARTY BATTAGLIA
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8504
mbattaglia@encinaBC.com

ROB MCMAHON
CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

320 Post Road West Westport, CT 06880
203-916-6897
rmcmahon@encinaBC.com

BOND HARBERTS
HEAD OF UNDERWRITING

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60606
312-977-1457
bharberts@encinaBC.com

TOM SULLIVAN
CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8506
tsullivan@encinaBC.com

JEFF LINSTROM
GENERAL COUNSEL

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60606
312-858-9212
jlinstrom@encinaBC.com

CHRIS CLIFFORD
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60606
312-637-2239
cclifford@encinaBC.com

CRAIG MAIER
SENIOR VP OF FINANCE

123 North Wacker, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60606
312-796-8502
cmaier@encinaBC.com

 

TRON ALLEN
SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

12 Greenway Plaza, # 1100
Houston, TX 77046

281-674-7078

tallen@encinaBC.com

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JIM ALLIN
MANAGING DIRECTOR

10000 N. Central Expy, # 400
Dallas, TX 75321

469-458-6075

jallin@encinaBC.com

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STEPHEN BERIAU
MANAGING DIRECTOR

123 North Wacker, # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-8507

sberiau@encinaBC.com

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DAVID BRAFF
MANAGING DIRECTOR

700 Larkspur Landing Cir # 199
Larkspur, CA 94939

415-510-2955

dbraff@encinaBC.com

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MARGARET CECONI
SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

12 Greenway Plaza, # 1100
Houston, TX 77046

713-568-1971

mceconi@encinaBC.com

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OLIVIA COOLBRITH
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ANALYST

320 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880

203-742-0521

ocoolbrith@encinaBC.com

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DANIEL DEBRAUWERE
MANAGING DIRECTOR

609 Deep Valley Dr, # 200
Rolling Hills Estate, CA 90274

323-412- 9317

ddebrauwere@encinaBC.com

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DAVID DESANTIS
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-858-6014

ddesantis@encinaBC.com

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JEAN ELIE JR
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-858-8454

jelie@encinaBC.com

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TASHA GIBSON
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-858-4458

tgibson@encinaBC.com

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MATTHEW GRIMES
SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

609 Deep Valley Dr, # 200
Rolling Hills Estate, CA 90274

323-332-1724

mgrimes@encinaBC.com

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JULIUS HARANG
VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-8514

jharang@encinaBC.com

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STEVE JANSON
MANAGING DIRECTOR

10800 Sikes Place # 300 
Charlotte, NC 28277

704-246-8982

sjanson@encinaBC.com

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WILLIAM KEARNEY
SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

1200 Abernathy Road, # 1700
Atlanta, GA 30328

770-551-8140

wkearney@encinaBC.com

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JANET KLINGER
VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-8512

jklinger@encinaBC.com

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ANELA KOSIC
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-620-1143

akosic@encinaBC.com

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ERICH KRETCHMER
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-801-4531

ekretchmer@encinaBC.com

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CRAIG LEWIS
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-8632

clewis@encinaBC.com

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RAY LUO
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-585-5823

rluo@encinaBC.com

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MICHAEL LUSTBADER
SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

320 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880

203-935-8341

mlustbader@encinaBC.com

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DAWN NYMAN
ANALYST

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-8516

dnyman@encinaBC.com

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KEN PARDUE
SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-8555 

kpardue@encinaBC.com

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DAN ROSS
DIRECTOR

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-8508

dross@encinaBC.com

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ANDREW ROST
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-583-7380

arost@encinaBC.com

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TRACY SALYERS
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-967-8318

tsalyers@encinaBC.com

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SEAN SHEEHAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR

320 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880

203-361-3856

ssheehan@encinaBC.com

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ROGER TAUCHMAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-8522

rtauchman@encinaBC.com

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JOHN WHETSTONE
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-9345

jwhetstone@encinaBC.com

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BRETT WILLIAMS
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-789-4098

bwilliams@encinaBC.com

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DANIEL J. WILLIAMS
MANAGING DIRECTOR

1460 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

917-633-9724

dwilliams@encinaBC.com

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ZHI ZHAO
ACCOUNTANT

123 N Wacker Dr. # 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

312-796-9286

zzhao@encinaBC.com

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