"New Orleans and Louisiana are key target markets for us, not only as we are wholly Louisianan owned and headquartered here, but we are truly excited by the opportunities for future growth in the Gulf South region." Allen E. Frederic, Jr. CEO
New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011
Republic Business Credit, LLC, a working capital finance firm led by nationally recognized entrepreneurs and serving business clients nationwide, announced today that Leigh Guglielmo joined Republic as Vice President, Sales for their New Orleans headquarters office. Guglielmo is a native of Baton Rouge and an accomplished consultative and sales professional who will lead marketing efforts for the company in Louisiana and the Southeastern United States.
“I am excited to be able to build partnerships in this market critical to our long term growth and client retention,” said Guglielmo. “I have worked with entrepreneurial business owners throughout my career, and introducing Louisianan businesses to the commercial finance products of Republic, so they can take advantages of opportunities with cash-flow support excites me.”
A sales professional, Guglielmo has over 14 years of professional sales experience having spent 9 years in various sales positions in the Pharmaceutical industry. Prior to that, Guglielmo spent time in wholesale sales as well as recruiting where she worked in the business and professional group.
“We provide our factoring and working capital finance products nationwide, but consider our home market of Louisiana as primed for growth and essential to our future success,” said Allen E. Frederic, Jr., Chief Executive Officer. “Leigh has tremendous sales and relationship building experience and we are excited to have her as a member of our team deepening our relationships in Louisiana and the Southeast.”
Guglielmo received a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in general business from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She currently makes her home in New Orleans.
Republic Business Credit, with headquarters in New Orleans and additional sales offices in Chicago, Dallas and Houston closed on equity financing with institutional investors earlier this year. In addition, the company closed on the first tranche of its senior debt facility in mid-February, a facility starting at $30,000,000 providing Republic with additional liquidity to extend its outreach to new markets and clients. Additional information is also available at http://www.republicbc.com.
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