Marlin Launches Industrial Finance Group; Adds Rich Garwood to Team

A newly formed group within the company calls for a new leader.

Tue April 09, 2013 - National Edition
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Marlin has hired Rich Garwood as vice president of the industrial finance group.
Marlin has hired Rich Garwood as vice president of the industrial finance group.

Marlin Business Services Corp., a leader in the commercial equipment financing industry, announced the formation of its industrial finance group. To drive the new effort, Marlin has hired Rich Garwood as vice president of the industrial finance group. In his new role, Garwood will provide leadership and expertise for Marlin’s business strategy to increase penetration in this market segment, which includes several equipment categories within the industrial market.

Garwood is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience. He has held various sales leadership and management positions throughout his career, and worked most recently at GE Capital Dealer Financial Services as vice president/region sales manager. Previously, he was senior vice president/region manager at CitiCapital Commercial Equipment Finance.

“We are delighted to have Rich on board since his experience aligns well with our strategy to further penetrate the light industrial market,” said Ed Siciliano, Marlin’s chief sales officer. “His addition to our team complements the strong sales leaders who are driving Marlin’s continuing growth.”

About Marlin Business Services Corp.

Marlin Business Services Corp. is a nationwide provider of innovative equipment financing solutions for small and mid-size businesses. Since its inception in 1997, Marlin has financed a wide array of commercial equipment and software for over a quarter of a million business customers.

For more information, call 888/479-9111 or visit

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