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Regions Business Capital Origination Contacts

Regions Business Capital serves the entire U.S., delivering asset-based and cash flow financing solutions through its offices in Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Greensboro and New York.

Please click below to view Regions Business Capital originators in these markets:

National

Marianne T. Cordora
National Origination Executive
1180 West Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30309
marianne.cordora@regions.com
Marianne Cordora joined Regions Business Capital in 2009 as a Managing Director and Syndicate Executive, focusing on structuring and syndicating middle market and large corporate asset-based (“ABL”) senior debt transactions to support mergers, acquisitions, dividend recapitalizations, and other debt needs for clients. In January, 2017, Marianne was promoted to manage the National Origination effort.  Prior to joining Regions, Marianne worked in the Syndication and Business Capital groups at Wells Fargo and Bank of America. She earned an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Chicago and a BA in Economics from Ursinus College.
James S. Barwis
Lender Finance
1180 West Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30309
james.barwis@regions.com
Jim joined Regions in August 2009, bringing 23 years of corporate lending experience. The majority of his career was spent in business development and relationship management with middle market and large corporate clients. His background includes asset-based lending, leveraged finance, capital markets, and restructuring. Jim earned his BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University.
Mike Fogarty
ABL Oil & Gas Finance
1717 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1200
Dallas, TX 75202
michael.fogarty@regions.com
Mike joined Regions in May 2006, after working for two major financial institutions for over 15 years. His experience includes asset-based lending, leveraged finance, private equity group lending, and large corporate and middle market lending to a broad range of industry sectors, including oil and gas. Mike is a licensed CPA and worked for three years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Auditing Division prior to entering the banking industry. He earned a BS in Accounting from the University of Tennessee.
Gene Wilson
Supply Chain & Retail Finance
1180 West Peachtree NW
Suite 1000, Floor 10th
Atlanta, GA 30309
gene.wilson@regions.com
Gene joined Regions in April 2006, after 22 years with another major financial institution. His experience includes asset-based lending, retail finance, leveraged finance, private equity group lending, large corporate lending, middle market corporate banking, risk management and retail banking management. He is a current member of the Advocacy Committee of the Corporate Finance Association and a member of the board of directors for two non-profit organizations in New York. Gene is also a prior graduate of Leadership Georgia and Leadership Augusta. He earned a BBA in Banking and Finance from the University of Georgia and a Certificate in International Business from Nijenrode University in the Netherlands.

Mid-Atlantic

John Scott Collins
NC, SC, VA
1801 Brassfield Road, Unit H
Greensboro, NC  27410
johnscott.collins@regions.com
John Scott joined Regions in October 2006, after 11 years with another major financial institution. He brings over 35 years of experience to Regions Business Capital, most of which has been in financing acquisitions and mergers, LBO’s, turnarounds, recapitalizations/restructurings, refinancings, and financing domestic subsidiaries of foreign companies. He has degrees in Marketing and Finance from Georgia State University.
Scott Kray
GA, DC, KY, MD, OH, PA, VA
1180 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA  30309
scott.kray@regions.com
Scott joined Regions Business Capital in May 2016, bringing 26 years of asset-based and leveraged cash flow lending experience, including both senior and junior tranches of the capital structure. Scott‘s experience spans several prominent financial institutions and a variety of roles, including originations team leader, direct-company and equity-sponsor coverage, underwriting, portfolio management and restructuring.  Scott earned his BS degree from the University of Florida and his MBA from Harvard.

Mid-South

Todd D. Ping
AR, LA, MS, TN
1180 West Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA  30309
todd.ping@regions.com
Todd joined Regions in November 2010, bringing more than 20 years of experience with other major financial institutions in the areas of middle market and large corporate lending, asset-based lending, private equity group lending, restructuring and emerging technology lending. Todd earned a BS in Economics from George Mason University.

Midwest

Michael J. Williams
IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, WI
30 South Wacker Drive, Suite 3901
Chicago, IL 60606
mike.williams@regions.com
Mike joined Regions in April 2015, bringing with him 18 years of experience in the areas of asset-based lending and leveraged finance. Prior to joining Regions, Mike held senior leadership roles with several different financial institutions and lending organizations, working in origination, underwriting and portfolio management. Mike is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Association for Corporate Growth and Commercial Finance Association. He is also a CPA and holds a BA in Accounting from Northern Illinois University.

Northeast

Lisa Joseph
New York/Northeast Originations
250 Park Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY  10177
lisa.joseph@regions.com
Lisa joined Regions in January 2014, after five years at a major financial institution where she invested the firm’s balance sheet across a wide variety of assets including corporate loans, high yield debt and other fixed income products.  Lisa began her career as an analyst with another firm executing leveraged finance transactions.  She received a BS in Finance and Economics from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Scott Kray
GA, DC, KY, MD, OH, PA, VA
1180 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA  30309
scott.kray@regions.com
Scott joined Regions Business Capital in May 2016, bringing 26 years of asset-based and leveraged cash flow lending experience, including both senior and junior tranches of the capital structure. Scott‘s experience spans several prominent financial institutions and a variety of roles, including originations team leader, direct-company and equity-sponsor coverage, underwriting, portfolio management and restructuring.  Scott earned his BS degree from the University of Florida and his MBA from Harvard.

South

Scott Kray
Georgia
1180 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA  30309
scott.kray@regions.com
Scott joined Regions Business Capital in May 2016, bringing 26 years of asset-based and leveraged cash flow lending experience, including both senior and junior tranches of the capital structure. Scott‘s experience spans several prominent financial institutions and a variety of roles, including originations team leader, direct-company and equity-sponsor coverage, underwriting, portfolio management and restructuring.  Scott earned his BS degree from the University of Florida and his MBA from Harvard.
Elspeth England
Florida
1180 West Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA  30309
elspeth.england@regions.com
Elspeth joined Regions Business Capital in March 2015, bringing over 24 years of banking experience. She is currently a Senior Originator covering the Florida market. Her most recent experience includes managing an asset-based lending origination team focused on Lead Arranger roles in syndicated credits. Prior to that, she began and managed a leveraged finance effort and led a corporate banking team. Elspeth also ran a loan production office in Atlanta for another financial institution. She earned a BA degree in Economics from Duke University.
Berkin Istanbulluoglu
Alabama
1180 West Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA  30309
berkin.istanbulluoglu@regions.com
Berkin joined Regions in 1999.  Prior to transferring to Regions Business Capital in 2009, he was with the National Corporate Banking Group. His experience includes large corporate and middle market business development, underwriting, portfolio risk management, relationship management and loan review. Berkin earned a BBA in Finance from the University of North Alabama.

Southwest

Mike Fogarty
CO, OK, TX
1717 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1200
Dallas, TX 75202
michael.fogarty@regions.com
Mike joined Regions in May 2006, after working for two major financial institutions for over 15 years. His experience includes asset-based lending, leveraged finance, private equity group lending, and large corporate and middle market lending to a broad range of industry sectors, including oil and gas. Mike is a licensed CPA and worked for three years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Auditing Division prior to entering the banking industry. He earned a BS in Accounting from the University of Tennessee.