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Bryan J. Mitchell
Bryan J. Mitchell has over 25 years of executive experience leading and advising both public and privately held specialty finance and financial services companies. He has provided corporate development advisory, consulting and capital raising support to privately held Channel Partners, LLC since October of 2014. Channel is part of the rapidly growing non-bank financial services sector that is commonly referred to as marketplace lending.

Mitchell co-founded and has served as CEO, President and Board Member of several financial services firms during his career including privately held TowPath Renewables, founded in 2010 and focused on utility scale renewable energy tax equity and publicly traded MCG Capital, a middle- market commercial finance firm which he founded in 1998. From 1988 through 1997, he founded and developed MCG’s predecessor businesses while serving as Vice President and Senior Vice President for Signet Bank and First Union Bank. Mitchell created (1990) and transitioned the highly profitable intellectual property lending business into a private equity backed commercial finance company (1998), then into a publicly traded registered investment company and BDC (2001) that grew into a Russell 2000 listed $1 billion+ financial institution (2005).

Prior to his current work with Channel, Mitchell had been engaged in outsourced corporate development, consulting and advisory work for a number of high profile clients in the banking, asset management and specialty finance industries.

Channel Partners Capital is the only fintech balance sheet lender that focuses exclusively on partnering with the leasing industry. The firm was founded and is run by leasing professionals with no direct to borrower customer acquisition strategy. Channel Partners has been originating small business working capital loans since 2009 and has originated over 3,000 small business loans totaling over $150 million in volume, all exclusively through equipment finance and leasing industry partnerships.

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Even as the economy shows signs of recovery, it is no secret that one of the greatest challenges for small business continues to be securing growth capital. Read Full Article

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August 18, 2015 @ 07:00 AM