Accord Financial Corp., one of the U.S. and Canada’s leading independent finance companies announced the appointment of Jim Hogan as President, U.S. Asset Based Lending (ABL) as of January 1, 2022. As a member of the Executive Leadership team, he will be responsible for leading and growing the business throughout the U.S., delivering asset based lending and factoring solutions to small businesses and medium-sized enterprises.
“Jim is an experienced leader who understands how creative, fast, and flexible financing can help our clients grow and sustain their businesses,” stated Simon Hitzig, President, Accord Financial. “We are fortunate to have such a proven builder of successful ABL lending platforms join our team.”
Jim brings over 30 years’ experience in asset-based lending and restructuring, including 17 years at GE Capital. His most recent position was at Great Rock Capital as Chief Commercial Officer, with prior experience leading underwriting, portfolio risk management and business development efforts in both large corporate environments as well as smaller entrepreneurial organizations. He has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from NYU Stern School of Business.
“Accord’s focus on small and middle markets combined with their exceptional reputation in the industry made this position a perfect fit,” stated Jim. “I look forward to using my experience to deliver what’s best for our customers.”