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Taycor Financial Appoints VP of Syndication, Head of Marketing

November 14, 2019, 07:10 AM

Taycor Financial has announced the appointment of Melissa Fisher as Vice President of Syndication and Eric Foster as Head of Marketing. They will report to Michael Hong, Chief Executive Officer of Taycor, and will be part of Taycor’s executive leadership team.

Fisher comes to Taycor from Currency Capital, where she served as VP of Credit, and oversaw syndication. Prior to Currency, Fisher was VP of Credit at Strada Capital and Balboa Capital.  Fisher’s career started at California Thrift & Loan in the Leasing Division.

“Melissa is an industry leader in the commercial credit space and someone I’ve known and respected for quite some time,” said Jill Winbauer, Vice President of Operations. “Melissa’s experience will be crucial as Taycor continues to rise through the ranks of commercial finance companies.”

Foster also joined Taycor after spending the last two years at Currency Capital, where he served as VP of Marketing and oversaw customer acquisition and retention efforts across both the finance and payment divisions. Prior to Currency, Foster was Global Director of Marketing at j2 Global, a $1.5 billion, Internet information and services company. Foster’s career started with the Foreign Commercial Services at the US Embassy in Peru.

“Eric has a record of leading growth initiatives through strategic partnerships and optimization of the customer journey,” said Hong. “His proven success makes him a natural choice to lead marketing initiatives at Taycor.:

“Both Melissa and Eric join Taycor at a pivotal moment in the company’s evolution. We welcome them with open arms and know that they’ll play a crucial role in Taycor’s next phase of growth,” concluded Hong.

Taycor Financial also recently announced expansion into Orange Country, CA. The new office will support Taycor’s growth and leverage the areas pool of talent, the company said. In addition to the corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, this new location doubles the office space and supports the company’s growth strategy. With expansion into Orange County comes increased capacity to keep service levels high for Taycor’s ever expanding client base and partners.

Part of this expansion included the appointment of Vu Nguyen as Vice President of Business Development and OC Office Manager. Nguyen reports Hong and is part of Taycor’s executive leadership team.

“We are determined to continue delivering a concierge experience for both borrowers and partners,” said Hong. He added, “the expansion into Orange County along with the appointment of Vu to VP of Business Development will help us continue to raise that bar in lockstep with growth.”

The Orange County office is Taycor’s third office following the creation of Taycor’s first satellite location in Boston a few years ago.

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