Results Matter Radio Spotlights Georgia Forward and the Commercial Finance Association on Business RadioX®

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Results Matter Radio Host Elizabeth Gordon talks with representatives from Georgia Forward and the Commercial Finance Association about their organizations.

Joe Massaroni, Amir Faroki, Ashley Meggitt & Host Elizabeth Gordon

Members of the group helped address challenges with growth and development in the city of Americus, Georgia.

On Tuesday May 7th, 2013, Elizabeth Gordon, host of Results Matter radio on Business RadioX® was joined in-studio by Joe Massaroni, Atlanta Chapter President of the Commercial Finance Association, Amir Farokhi, Executive Director of Georgia Forward and Ashley Meggitt a member of the 2013 Young Gamechangers for Georgia Forward.

Joe shared information about the Commercial Finance Association, its origins, and its plans for the future. Amir and Ashley discussed Georgia Forward and specifically the Young Gamechangers program and its work with the city of Americus.

In addition to his work as Atlanta Chapter President of the Commercial Finance Association, Joe Massaroni is a Director in SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s Asset Based Lending (ABL) Group, working as a Portfolio Manager. He has over 20 years of experience in Asset Based Lending working for Key Bank, Wells Fargo and SunTrust primarily and has worked in many capacities including field exam, management, underwriting, portfolio management and business development.

The Commercial Finance Association is the international trade association dedicated to the asset based lending and factoring industries. Founded in 1944, the CFA has nearly 300 member companies and 16 chapters throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. CFA members include a diverse collection of lending institutions that range from international banks to independent entrepreneurial finance companies. CFA offers several publications, including the Secured Lender, a bi-monthly magazine devoted exclusively to the asset based financial services industry.

Amir Faroki is the Executive Director of GeorgiaForward, an independent, non-partisan organization working to improve the state of Georgia by engaging business, political, academic and civil leaders to collaboratively shape a statewide policy agenda. GeorgiaForward works to bring leaders together to articulate a common vision for the state, respective of regional strengths and needs and focused on smart, bold actions.

Ashley Meggitt works for the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) helping to develop and advocate for, environment and natural resources policies of vital interest to municipalities in Georgia. By engaging members of the Georgia General Assembly and the Executive Branch Ashley helps to shape public policy. Ashley is also a member of the 2012-2013 Young Gamechangers with GeorgiaForward where she worked with other members of the group to help address challenges with growth and development in the town of Americus, Georgia.

To learn more about the organizations and guests featured, listen to the complete interview on the Results Matter Radio page for Business RadioX®

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