NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – White Oak Commercial Finance (“White Oak”), a subsidiary of White Oak Global Advisors, is pleased to welcome Mark Allen Smith as Managing Director of Originations with responsibilities spanning the Midwest, Mid-US United and Canada. He will be based in Chicago and will report to Vice President Andy McGhee.

Mr. Smith has nearly 30 years of financial services experience with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital advice and restructuring and special situations across a range of industries. Prior to joining White Oak, he was Founder and Managing Partner of Sentinel Capital Advisors, was Managing Director of Hilco Global and Director of Metals for Houlihan Lokey. In addition, Mr. Smith served as Managing Director of FTI Consulting, Metals Director for HSBC Securities Americas and Managing Director of ABN AMRO, where he managed the North American Metals Investment Banking team.

Mr. Smith is a graduate of Indiana University, where he obtained his undergraduate degrees in finance and economics. He received his MBA from Kellogg Northwestern University. Mr. Smith is a FINRA 79 and 63 licensee and has a Six Sigma Green Belt.

“Mark is viewed as both a very effective business leader and a competent advisor to the companies he serves,” said Mr. McGhee. “He has managed a number of complex transactions and his experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital structuring and raising and special situations provides him with a unique perspective that will benefit White Oak and its clients. ”

White Oak is dedicated to helping businesses get the most from their assets with flexible and scalable financing, up to $ 250 million, and provides businesses with the full suite of solutions, industry expertise and loan capital. they need to invest in growth.

For more information, visit www.whiteoaksf.com/commercialfinance/.


White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC (WOCF) is a global financial products and services company providing credit facilities to businesses across the economy. WOCF’s solutions include Asset Lending, Full Service Factoring, Bill Discounting, Government Contract Funding, Lender Funding, Supply Chain Funding, Inventory Funding, Funding import / export to the United States, trade credit risk management, accounts receivable management, and credit and collection assistance. The company has offices and staff in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, including New York, San Francisco, Charlotte, Washington DC, Atlanta, Los Angeles, London, Glasgow and Sydney. WOCF is a subsidiary of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC and its institutional clients. More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com/commercialfinance/.

About White Oak Global Advisors

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (WOGA) is a leading alternative debt manager specializing in the creation and delivery of financing solutions to facilitate the growth, refinancing and recapitalization of small and medium businesses. Together with its financing subsidiaries, WOGA offers more than twenty loan products in the market, including term, asset and equipment loans, to all sectors of the economy. Since its inception in 2007, WOGA and its affiliates have deployed more than $ 10 billion across its product lines, utilizing a disciplined investment process that focuses on delivering risk-adjusted returns on investment to investors while establishing long-term partnerships with our borrowers. More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com.