Mr. Simshauser has been involved in direct lending to middle-market companies throughout the Northeast US for the last 23 years. With his commercial finance career beginning at an NYSE-listed finance company in FINOVA Capital, he has originated, structured, and developed financing opportunities across the country for multiple financing groups of this company. Since then, with FINOVA Capital, Mark has built and managed commercial loan portfolios for both national and regional banks and “non-bank” independent finance companies driving loan portfolio growth and institutional profitability. Mr Simshauser’s keen skill in financing growth and restructuring events in corporate America has provided him the opportunity to sit on executive boards of NY State development companies, commercial finance associations, regional turnaround chapters, and specialty lending platforms, adding his expertise in both collateral and balance sheet financing specialties. Mark excels in balance sheet analysis, corporate restructuring, turnaround situations, and corporate growth initiatives requiring detail to working capital liquidity improvement(s) and building shareholder value(s).
Mark earned his BS in Business – Communications from Fredonia State University, and his Master of Science in Economics from The SC Johnson College of Business – Cornell University and resides on the south shore of Long Island, NY with his wife, son, and daughter.