Bibby Financial Services (BFS), a leading global financier for small and mid-sized businesses, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jay Gardner as EVP, National Sales Manager for its US operations - effective June 17, 2019.
In his new role, Gardner is responsible for all direct and channel sales efforts throughout the region with a focus on expanding adoption of Bibby Financial Services asset based lending, invoice factoring and transportation finance services.
Gardner brings more than 30 years of experience in the financial services sector and a strong background in management and business development. Most recently, he held the title of SVP, Regional Sales Manager at Wells Fargo Capital Finance in Dallas, TX.
Previously, he served as Vice President/Business Development Officer at Textron Financial in Dallas, TX. Gardner’s earlier career experiences include positions in management, sales and portfolio management at Marquette Commercial Finance in Fort Worth, TX and the Trust Company Bank in Atlanta, GA.
Jay Gardner, EVP, National Sales Manager for BFS, US said: “I’m excited to take on this new opportunity to lead our talented sales team and grow our footprint while fulfilling BFS’ mission to provide outstanding service and personalized funding options to America’s SMBs.”
David Ciccolo, CEO & President of BFS, North America said: “We are honored to have Jay on board and anticipate that his sales and leadership experience will prove invaluable to BFS’s growth strategy. He has deep knowledge of our market, products and clients and the ability to transform that knowledge into actionable results.”