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Andrew Tananbaum
Executive Chairman

Andrew Tananbaum is the Executive Chairman of Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC). He acquired the company with Perry Capital, an investment management company, in 2005. From 2005-2010, he served as CBC’s President and CEO.

Prior to joining CBC, Andrew was President and CEO of Century Business Credit Corporation. During his tenure at Century he assisted in taking the company private and was also responsible for its growth into the seventh largest factoring company in the U.S. Andrew sold the business to Wells Fargo in 1999.

Previously, Andrew worked for The Merban Corporation, an international emerging market debt merchant-banking firm and as an associate for Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Andrew also served as a law clerk to a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Andrew received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Law degree from Fordham University School of Law. He is a member of the Commercial Finance Association.

Contact Andrew Tananbaum  atananbaum@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Robert Grbic
SEVP Chief Operating Officer and Chief Credit Officer

Robert P. Grbic is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Credit Officer of Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC). Robert Grbic has more than 30 years of commercial lending experience, and has been with CBC since 2005. Previously, Robert served as Senior Executive Vice President at CBC where he was involved in creating a hands-on, best-practices credit culture, as well as helping the Company expand its client portfolio.

Prior to joining CBC, Robert was Managing Director at Morris Anderson & Associates LTD, a turnaround consulting firm. He also co-founded MetSource Capital, LLC, a restructuring and corporate finance firm specializing in working with small- and medium-sized companies. In addition, he served as an Executive Vice President at GMAC Commercial Credit, LLC and BNY Financial Corp. He began his career at Bankers Trust.

Robert is a member of the New York Society of Financial Analysts and the Association for Investment Management and Research. He has served as an instructor for the Finance, Tax and Law Department at the NYU School of Continuing Education.

He holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration from Pace University.

Contact Robert Grbic  rgrbic@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Tri Sciarra
Executive Vice President and Los Angeles Regional Manager

Tri Sciarra is Executive Vice President and Los Angeles Regional Manager at Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC). In this role, he is responsible for handling client relationships and manages accounts dealing in annual company revenues ranging from $1 million to over $100 million.

A 33 year veteran of the factoring industry, Tri has broad experience lending to companies in the apparel, accessories, textile, home furnishings, manufacturing, distribution and finance industries.

Tri’s background includes management positions with SunTrust Bank, Bank of America and Bankers Trust. At these organizations he worked in various capacities including portfolio and administrative management, operations management, risk management as well as financial reporting and control.

Tri holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from the California State University at Los Angeles.

Contact Tri Sciarra  tsciarra@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Dave Conley
Executive Vice President and National Credit Manager

David Conley is Executive Vice President and National Credit Manager at Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC). In this role he handles all customer credit and works closely with CBC’s customers in China on the Supplier Early Payment Program (SEPP).

David has been with CBC since 1993. He began as a Manager in the company’s apparel industry segment and was promoted to Assistant Regional Manager in 2000. He was promoted to National Credit Manager in 2007.

Prior to joining CBC, David was a Credit Analyst at Congress, Bankers Trust and William Iselin.

David holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from St. John’s University.

Contact Dave Conley  dconley@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Charles Sharf
Executive Vice President and New York Factoring Portfolio Manager

Charles Sharf is Executive Vice President and New York Factoring Portfolio Manager at Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC). Charles runs the Company’s commercial services division, which encompasses factoring and credit products, in the New York region.

Previously, Charles was a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Rosenthal & Rosenthal, a traditional factoring business. In this role he was responsible for a material portion of the Company’s factoring and credit business, as well as client origination. Prior to Rosenthal & Rosenthal, he served as Assistant Vice President at Bank of New York Commercial Corp.

Charles has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Contact Charles Sharf  csharf@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Malcolm Ferguson
EVP and Charlotte Regional Manager

Malcolm Ferguson is the Charlotte Regional Manager at Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC). In this role he manages the client portfolio and oversees the business development effort.

Malcolm has been with CBC since April, 2007. Prior to joining CBC, Malcolm was a Director at GMAC CF. In this role he was responsible for monitoring client portfolios and sustaining positive relationships with borrowers to ensure retention of accounts and maximize returns. He also held the positions of Senior Vice President and Regional Credit Manager at CIT as well as a Vice President and Team Leader at GE Capital, Commercial Finance, Inc.

Malcolm holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Appalachian State University. He has also successfully completed the North Carolina Certified Public Accountant examination and has a series seven securities license.

Contact Malcolm Ferguson  mferguson@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Michael Fortino
Chief Financial Officer

Michael Fortino is the Chief Financial Officer of Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC). In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the Company’s finance and IT departments. Previously, Michael served as General Manager of CBC.

Prior to joining the Company, Michael was Chief Financial Officer at Levenger Co., a multi-channel retailer of high-end writing instruments and organizational products.

He holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration from Temple University.

Contact Michael Fortino  mfortino@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Ron Schwartz
Executive Vice President of Operations

Ron Schwartz is an Executive Vice President in charge of operations at Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC). He has been with the Company for more than 10 years. In addition to overseeing operations, he is significantly involved in the financing and accounting activities of CBC.

Ron has been in the factoring industry for more than 35 years. During this time he has held senior positions in accounting, operations, client administration and also led system development projects. Prior to his time in the factoring industry, Ron worked in public accounting for eight years.

Ron has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Brooklyn College, City University of NY and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Contact Ron Schwartz  rschwartz@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Donald Norman
Vice President and Account Executive

Donald Norman recently joined CBC in the Los Angeles office as Vice President, Account Executive.  Don brings many years of diversified experience in the factoring industry with such familiar names as Heller Financial, Finova Capital and GMAC where his responsibilities included administrative client services, operations, and client portfolio management. Most recently, Don had experience in the staffing industry, operating a medical staffing agency in a multi-county area where his responsibilities covered every aspect of the business.

Don has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Contact Donald Norman  dnorman@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Gino Clark
Senior Vice President and Senior Account Executive

Gino Clark joined Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC) in 2004. As a Senior Vice President, Senior Account Executive in the Los Angeles Office he remains dedicated to making CBC the finance company of choice. Since 1993, Gino serviced the commercial finance industry with various companies including Heller Financial, Inc., Finova Capital Corp., SunTrust Banks, Inc. and GMAC Commercial Credit, LLC .

Gino graduated from California State University at Long Beach with a B.S. degree in Business Finance and Pepperdine University with a M.B.A. He remains active with industry trade groups including The Commercial Finance Conference of California, The Professional Club and The Pacific Business Resource Group.

Contact Gino Clark  GClark@capitalbusinesscredit.com

Louis Sulpizio
Senior Vice President and Senior Account Executive

Louis Sulpizio is a Senior Vice President and Senior Account Executive at Capital Business Credit LLC, Los Angeles office.  He has served in this capacity since joining the company in April 2006.

Lou has over 35 years of factoring experience having spent the majority of his career with Congress Talcott Corporation.  He managed Congress’ Los Angeles office from 1994-1998.

After graduating from Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA with a B.S. in Business Administration, he began his factoring career in Philadelphia before re-locating to Los Angeles in 1977.

He is a member of The Textile Professional club, Commercial Finance of California and an active supporter of The City of Hope.

Contact Louis Sulpizio  LSulpizio@capitalbusinesscredit.com

JoBeth Tananbaum
SVP and Account Executive/NY Marketing

JoBeth Tananbaum joined CBC in March of 2013 as a Vice President of Business Development . She is focused on the emerging designer space and building a portfolio of talented contemporary fashion designers working in NYC.

JoBeth received her BA from Columbia University in the City of New York.

Contact JoBeth Tananbaum  jtananbaum@capitalbusinesscredit.com