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GLFN Member Directory

BOARD MEMBERS

George Horvat - President of Great Lakes Funding Network

Great Lakes Business Credit | Regional Marketing Director
127 Chelmsford Dr. | Aurora, OH 44202
P: (216) 210-9694
ghorvat@greatlakesbusinesscredit.com
Business Type: Finance
www.greatlakesbusinesscredit.com


Josh Feldman - Vice President of Great Lakes Funding Network

Richard Henry Group
P: (216) 534.2759
joshfeldman@jcfcva.com
Business Type: Forensic Accounting


Nancy L. Jazwa - Treasurer of Great Lakes Funding Network

MP Star Financial Inc. | Midwest Sales Manager
298 Bayview Drive | Avon Lake, OH 44012
P: (440) 930-2440
Nljazwa@mpstarfinancial.com
Business Type: Alternative Lending
www.mpstarfinancial.com

We specialize in A/R funding and provide accurate and quick turnaround of funding to “start up” and growing business that do up to 40 million in annual sales.


Kate Kerr - Secretary of Great Lakes Funding Network

Growth Capital Corporation
P: (216) 595.2332
kkerr@growthcapitalcorp.com
Business Type: Banker
www.growthcapitalcorp.com


ACTIVE MEMBERS

David Allen

Title Source | Business Development Executive
250 W. Huron Rd. | Suite 204 | Cleveland, OH 44113
P: (216) 466-9909
daveallen@titlesource.com
Business Type: Title Company

We are a title agency for commercial real estate transactions.


Jim Africa

JWA Associates
P: (216) 299.7831
jwaassociates@windstream.net


Keith A. Ashmus, Esq.

Frantz Ward LLP | Partner
127 Public Square | 2500 Key Center | Cleveland, OH 44114-1230
P: (216) 515.1660
kashmus@frantzward.com
Business Type: Lawyer
www.frantzward.com

I provide positive, practical guidance to business owners, so they can accomplish their goals legally and ethically.  I also assist businesses in quickly resolving disputes with employees, customers, suppliers, & competitors. I am a past chair of COSE, the Ohio State Bar Association and the National Small Business Association.



Ron Barber

RG Barber Associates
P: (216) 226.8203
rbarber@rgbarber.com


Sheila Beck

Apple Growth Partners | Senior Manager
6155 Rockside Road | Independence, OH 44131
P: (216) 674.3800
sbeck@applegrowth.com
Business Type: CPA
www.applegrowth.com

I am a Senior Manager in the Audit and Assurance group.  My niche is manufacturing, focusing and consulting on inventory valuation and gross profit reporting.  In addition, I lead a group of auditors with specialized training in data extraction and analysis and finding fraud.


Steven Blake

Principal
20631 Beaconsfield Blvd | Rocky River, OH 44116
P: (216) 408.7911
steve.blake@sbcglobal.net
Business Type: Financial Advisor

Assisting small and middle market businesses with restructuring, refinancing and debt negotiations for over 40 years.



Romona Davis

Ridgestone Bank | Vice President
P.O. Box 2120 | Hudson, OH 44236
P: (330) 212.0953
rdavis@ridgestone.com
Business Type: Banker, SBA Specialist
www.ridgestone.com

I provide SBA loans from $250K to $5MM.


Ron DiMattia

Corporate Value Partners, Inc. | President
1340 Depot Street | Suite 102 | Rocky River, OH 44116
P: (440) 333.1910
ron@corporatevaluepartners.com
Business Type: CPA
www.DealDesk.com

Provide clients with Valuation services and corporate finance services.


Dell Duncan

Geauga Savings Bank | Executive Vice President
25201 Chagrin | Suite 375 | Beachwood, OH 44122
P: (216) 522.1666
dduncan@geaugasavings.com
Business Type: Banker
www.geaugasavings.com

Business Development and Executive Management


Josh Feldman - Vice President of Great Lakes Funding Network

Richard Henry Group
P: (216) 534.2759
joshfeldman@jcfcva.com
Business Type: Forensic Accounting


Lisa Foley

Growth Opportunity Partners Inc.
P: (216) 462.6634
Lisa.Foley@growthopps.org
Business Type: Banking


Richard Henry

Richard Henry Group
P: (440) 724.2658
henryrf@richardhenrygroup.com


Ray Hines

Bibby Financial
4185 Harrison Blvd, Suite 200 | Ogden, OH 84403
P: (216) 372-2095
chines@bibbyUSA.com
Business Type: Financial Services
www.bibbyusa.com


George Horvat - President of Great Lakes Funding Network

Great Lakes Business Credit | Regional Marketing Director
127 Chelmsford Dr. | Aurora, OH 44202
P: (216) 210-9694
ghorvat@greatlakesbusinesscredit.com
Business Type: Finance
www.greatlakesbusinesscredit.com

GLBC, provides alternative financing for small businesses.  Lines of credit can be Factoring as well as ABL, from 100k to 2.0mil.


Nancy L. Jazwa - Treasurer of Great Lakes Funding Network

MP Star Financial Inc. | Midwest Sales Manager
298 Bayview Drive | Avon Lake, OH 44012
P: (440) 930-2440
Nljazwa@mpstarfinancial.com
Business Type: Alternative Lending
www.mpstarfinancial.com

We specialize in A/R funding and provide accurate and quick turnaround of funding to “start up” and growing business that do up to 40 million in annual sales.


Dan Kasper

Biz Coach
P: (330) 603-2354
mrdkasper@gmail.com


Kate Kerr - Secretary of Great Lakes Funding Network

Growth Capital Corporation
P: (216) 595.2332
kkerr@growthcapitalcorp.com
Business Type: Banker
www.growthcapitalcorp.com


Stephen Kovatch

Compliance Technologies, Inc. | President
4510 East 71 Street | Suite 1 | Cleveland, OH 44105
P: (216) 341.1800
skovatch@compliancetechnologies.biz
Business Type: Consultant - Environmental Consultant
www.compliancetechnologies.biz

Compliance Technologies, Inc. (CTI) provides expert services in environmental engineering and health/safety to industrial manufacturers to enable their compliance with regulatory requirements. Specific to GLFN member needs, CTI provides complete property transaction due diligence services, including Phase I, Phase II, and property cleanups.


David F. Long, CPA, CVA

Corrigan Krause | Director
2055 Crocker Road | Suite 300 | Westlake, OH 44145
P: (440) 471.0800
dave@corrigankrause.com
Business Type: Certified Public Accountant
www.corrigankrause.com

Corrigan Krause is a Certified Public Accounting firm focused on closely-held businesses, individuals and not-for-profits. In addition to traditional accounting, tax and consulting services, Dave also performs business valuations for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax planning, divorces, and shareholder disputes.


Bruce Lowe, Esq.

Taft Stettinius & Holister LLP
P: (216) 706.3911
blowe@taftlaw.com


John MacFarland

Stewart Title | Sr. Business Development Officer
671 Columbia Road | Cleveland, OH 44145
P: (216) 386.6218
john.macfarland@Stewart.com

CRE Title Local and national, working with anyone engaged in the industry. We are a national title underwriter based in Houston TX and I have 4 direct title offices in the NE OH market and offices in Columbus and Cincinnati as well


Phil Mantey

Hilyer Group
P: (440) 725.5762
pmantey@hillyergroup.com


Marvin Margolin

Commercial Mortgatges, Ltd. | Owner
198 Woodsong Way | Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
P: (216) 496.5930
marvin@commtgsltd.com
www.commercialmortgagesltd.com

Commercial mortgage broker. Intermediary for SBA loans and bridge loans.


Greg McBride

Euler Hermes | Risk Management
17158 Sunset Dr. | Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
P: (216) 548.8376
greg.mcbride@eulerhermes.com
Business Type: Accounts Receivable Protection
www.eulerhermes.us

Euler Hermes, backed by Allianz, is the largest and longest-tenured Credit Insurance provider in the world. We recognize ways to not only allow our clients to mitigate the risk of unpaid invoices, but also to use our service to allow safe and aggressive growth using our knowledge and resources as an extension of their existing credit function.


Sarah McIntosh

KIKO Auctioneers & Asset Advisors | Business Development
2722 Fulton Dr. NW | Canton, OH 44718
P: (330) 453.9187
smcintosh@kikocompany.com
Business Type: Auctioneer & Asset Advisor
www.kikoauctions.com

KIKO Auctioneers and Asset Advisors is a 3rd generation, full-service auction and real estate brokerage company specializing in providing clients with options to reach their financial goals.  Founded in 1945, KIKO is built on a strong tradition of honesty and integrity. With over 1,100 auctions per year and strong proven results, KIKO leads the market in guiding businesses through the process of buying or selling real estate, equipment, non-working capital and inventory.


Frank Nagorney, Esq.

Cowden & Humphrey Co. LPA | Partner
4600 Euclid Avenue | Suite 400 | Cleveland, OH  44103
P: (216) 241.2880
frank@cowdenlaw.com
Business Type: Attorney
www.cowdenlaw.com

We are entrepreneurs providing legal advice to entrepreneurs and privately owned businesses, focusing on non-bank and bank lending, venture capital, intellectual property protection and licensing, taxation, international trade  and finance, bankruptcy, acquistions, insurance and dispute resolution.


Tom Pavlik, Esq.

Novak Pavlik & Deliberato LLP
P: (216) 781.8700
tpavlik@npd-law.com


Rick Phelps

ActionCoach of Greater Cleveland | Owner
1985 W 28 St | 3rd Floor | Cleveland, OH  44113
P: (216) 336-6900
rickphelps@actioncoach.com
Business Type: Business Coach
www.actioncoachteamneo.com

Work with small business owners to give them the knowledge and skills, structure and discipline needed to successfully complete their business


George Pilat

Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co., LPA | Partner
100 Franklin's Row | 34305 Solon Road | Cleveland, OH 44139
P: (440) 424-0007
gpilat@mrrlaw.com
Business Type: Lawyer
www.mrrlaw.com

George is Chair of the Firm's Business & Commercial Law Practice Group with 30 years of legal experience.  He works as the Legal Business Advisor to small and medium-size businesses to help them run their companies better and address the multitude of challenges they face with business transactions and litigation.


Gage Price

MP Star Financial
P: (440) 542.7972
gage.price@mpstarfinancial.com


Robert A. Rutt

TriState Capital Bank | Vice President
200 Public Square | Suite 4020 | Cleveland, OH 44115
P: (216) 575.4009
rrutt@tscbank.com
Business Type: Banker
www.tristatecapitalbank.com

Commercial loan workout.


Stacy Sherman

Cost Segregation Services, Inc. | National Account Executive
28215 Louise Drive | Solon, OH 44139
P: (216) 272.3961
stacy@costsegregationservices.com
Business Type: Cost Segregation Studies
www.costsegregationservices.com

We help building owners and those who pay for leasehold tenant improvements take advantage of the tax code with accelerated depreciation. We provide independent engineering based studies to tax professionals and building owners to justify tax savings.


Barry Sullivan

First National Bank
55 Public Square | Suite 1460 | Cleveland, OH 44113
P: (216) 634.9744
sullivanb@fnb-corp.com
Business Type: Banker
www.fnbcorporation.com

The Asset-Based Lending division of First National Bank provides credit facilities ranging from $5-35mm, with syndication capabilities for larger transactions. Typical transactions involve refinancings, acquisitions, recapitalizations, and turnarounds.


Richard Szekelyi

Phoenix Management Services | Managing Director
3092 Euclid Heights Blvd | Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
P: (216) 832-6977
rszekelyi@phoenixmanagement.com
Business Type: Restructuring Consultant
www.phoenixmanagement.com

Turn around services


Mick Weber

Interface Financial
P: (440) 724.4290
mweber@interfacefinancial.com