Patriot Capital expanded roles for four of its financing professionals, the company announced.
The changes reflect the firm’s continued commitment to helping convenience store owners invest in their businesses by providing equipment financing for quick-service restaurants, fuel dispensing equipment and other critical investments.
“The opportunity to promote from within our team reflects our company values” said Mike Borelli, vice president of sales at Patriot Capital. “These managers bring over 50 years of financing experience to our customers, which will be helpful to our customers as we enter the EMV upgrade cycle. Expanding our financing team coverage allows Patriot Capital to continue to meet the needs of fuel distributors, retailers and convenience store owners.”
Patriot Capital promoted Geoff Smith to director of western sales. His experience includes more than 17 years of equipment finance and leasing in the retail and commercial petroleum industry. Before opening Patriot Capital’s West Coast offices in 2007, Smith was regional manager of Patriot’s Southeast region.
Reporting to Smith is Texas Territory Manager Emily Cain. She is responsible for working with Patriot’s wholesale and retail customers in Texas. Cain joined Patriot in 2016 and has experience in credit, sales and marketing.
Midwest Regional Manager Brian Wolfgang has expanded responsibility for Oklahoma. His 17 years of equipment financing experience in industrial and fueling equipment enables him to provide tailored financing solutions to convenience store owners in the Midwest.
Southeastern Regional Manager Jonathan Carrizzo assumed responsibility for Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee. He will continue to provide financing solutions to Patriot’s Florida customers. In addition to his career at Patriot Capital, Carrizzo’s career includes experience in real estate and equipment financing.