White Oak Commercial Finance hires Bill Kearney as managing director in Atlanta


NEW YORK–()–White Oak Commercial Finance (“White Oak”) is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Kearney as Managing Director and Head of Business Development for its extended ABL and Lender Finance platform. This is one of three new senior BDO positions created to join the existing five-member Originations team that focuses on procurement transactions with committed capital requirements ranging from $15 million to $250 million. He will report to Vice President, Andrew McGhee.

Mr. Kearney will be responsible for origin transactions across the Southeast region and lead the company’s new national retail strategy. He brings over thirty years of experience to the company with expertise in asset and cash flow based lending. Mr. Kearney frequently participates as an expert panelist in industry webinars focused on retail finance, including ABF Journal’s recent “How COVID-19 Has Affected Retail Finance”, and he will be part of the retail panel at the SFNet Asset-Based Capital Conference on March 10. .

Mr. Kearney most recently worked at Encina Business Credit where he held the position of Senior Managing Director. Prior to joining Encina, he held positions at CIT Group, Wachovia, Deutsche Financial and Bank Boston, where he created senior and junior capital opportunities.

White Oak is dedicated to helping businesses get the most out of their assets through flexible and scalable financing, and provides clients with the full product suite, industry expertise and loan capital they need. to invest in growth.


White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC (WOCF) is a global financial products and services company providing credit facilities to businesses across the economy. WOCF’s solutions include asset-based lending, full-service factoring, lender financing, invoice discounting, government contract financing, supply chain financing, inventory financing, US Import/Export, Trade Credit Risk Management, Accounts Receivable Management, and Credit and Collections Support. The company has offices and staff in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, including San Francisco, Charlotte, Washington DC, Atlanta, Los Angeles, London, Glasgow and Sydney. WOCF is a subsidiary of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC and its institutional clients. More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com/commercialfinance.

About White Oak Global Advisors

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (“WOGA”) is a leading alternative debt manager specializing in creating and delivering financing solutions to facilitate the growth, refinancing and recapitalization of small and medium-sized businesses. Together with its financing subsidiaries, WOGA offers more than twenty market loan products, including term, asset and equipment loans, to all sectors of the economy. Since its inception in 2007, WOGA has deployed over $8 billion across its product lines, utilizing a disciplined investment process that focuses on delivering risk-adjusted returns to investors while building partnerships at long term with our borrowers. More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com.


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