Ron has over 25 years of sales, sales management and lending experience. He has consulted with hundreds of bank lenders and has trained thousands of bank employees on both the retail and commercial sides of banking. His primary focus has been on new business development, account acquisition and relationship banking.
Ron has worked for a variety of publicly-traded and private companies. He worked for 10 years with FISI Madison Financial/Cendant Corporation (no known as Affinion) as VP of the bank sales division and with Private Business, Inc., which has merged with ProfitStars, a division of Jack Henry Corporation. In these roles his responsibilities included sales training and management for the purposed of business development, account acquisition and customer retention.
Ron currently is Vice President at Republic Business Credit an asset-based lending firm located in New Orleans. His current work in commercial lending includes asset-based lending, factoring, purchase order funding, inventory funding, bridge loans and equipment leasing. He also has a solid background in cash management and treasury services. Ron is called upon by The NBS Group to consult in these areas of expertise.
Ron has a BA in Economics from Assumption College in Worcester, MA.
Mark is a seasoned Mortgage Banking professional with over 27 years of experience in all aspects of residential mortgage lending, secondary marketing and related administration.
Over the span of Mark’s career he has successfully launched multiple mortgage production channels with his previous employers and consulting clients. He has held residential mortgage production and other management roles with: Bank of New England, Centerbank Mortgage Corporation, Irwin Mortgage Corporation, and ECloser Business Solutions. For over 20 years he managed the mortgage production, operations, underwriting, product development, secondary marketing, compliance and quality control units with annual production of $100 million to $1 billion. In addition to this, he has managed 50 retail mortgage sales offices in the northeast, launched a de novo residential lending business and developed two wholesale mortgage banking firms.
Mark has been working with The NBS Group since 2008 and has led a due diligence team focused on reviewing mortgage files for compliance and for improving quality control practices. He also assists The NBS Group clients with mortgage origination policies and procedures responding to new industry regulations.
Mark has served on numerous industry committed including the Mortgage Bankers Association of America Production Committee as well as the Alternative Lending Committee. He is a past Director of the Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association. He has published articles with the Banker and Tradesman and has been a featured panelist at industry conferences and other events.
Mark resides in Richmond, VA with his wife and son attending James Madison University.
Dave has over 20 years of financial industry experience that lies in the areas of department building, change management and customer relationships management.
Prior to his work with The NBS Group, Dave was the VP of Commercial Lending at the Pawtucket Credit Union. Here he was responsible for the creation of new departments, including policy and procedure development, the implementation of budgeting and financial goals and the management of 35 employees. In addition to this, Dave represented the Credit Union in the community and was a featured speaker at many local events.
Prior to his work at the credit union, Dave held the position of VP and Senior Loan Officer for The Citizens National Bank in Putnam, CT. Here his responsibilities included the oversight of all employees in the loan department and the management of loan committee and secondary mortgage department operations. While at The Citizens Bank Dave was able to double the bank loan portfolio, increased department efficiency and modify loan rating systems to provide more control.
Dave also has experience working as a Professional Options Trader at DC Trading in Chicago, IL. Here he was responsible for managing the entire trading operations and had direct experience trading in the pit of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He also assisted in the development and implementation of a new trading software package and managed pit trading employees.
Dave received his BBA in Finance and Economics from Notre Dame University and his MBA in Entrepreneurship with distinction from The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University in Chicago. He is very active in his community and is a member of many local clubs and organizations.