National Funding Appoints Bob Sweeney Chief Financial Officer
National Funding, a small business financial services company, has appointed Bob Sweeney Chief Financial Officer. With 27 years in the financial service industry, Sweeney is recognized as a valuable corporate leader for the continued growth and success of National Funding.
As National Funding’s CFO, Sweeney is responsible for all accounting and financial matters of the company. Reporting directly to CEO, David Gilbert, Sweeney oversees the capital structure of National Funding, determining the best mix of debt, equity and internal financing. As a member of the executive team, he plays a key role in the company’s economic forecasting in order to ensure National Funding’s solid financial foundation.
Sweeney brings years of financial management experience to his position at National Funding. He has served as CFO, controller and global analyst positions for large and small companies, both public and private. Some of the companies Sweeney has held financial positions with are Citicorp Equipment Finance, Sequa Capital Corp., Rockford Industries/ American Express Business Finance to name a few.
Sweeney received his B.B.A. in Accounting and M.B.A. in Management Information Systems from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York.
“As CFO, Bob brings a wealth of experience to National Funding. His knowledge and expertise in the financial services industry is integral for our expansion efforts,” said CEO David Gilbert. “Bob’s managerial, analytical and financial experience makes him an ideal leader to head up our finance department and is paramount to our continued success.”
“I’m very excited to be part of National Funding,” said CFO Bob Sweeney. “David Gilbert has built a top-notch company, and I’m looking forward to contributing to our growth and success.”
National Funding serves the small business community nationwide by offering a range of financial services and products. The company is a leader in providing equipment leases and working capital loans. It works with businesses in hundreds of communities and industries to expand their operation and upgrade equipment. Every customer is matched with a National Funding account manager who has specific knowledge about their specific industry. Whether it’s trucking, manufacturing, any number of specialty trades, or restaurants, the company handles all the details, minimizing paperwork and waiting period on transactions. As the company has grown, so has its product line. Currently National Funding is considered one of the country’s largest private lenders of small business loans. Customers are able to get working capital loans, equipment leases, merchant cash advances, and credit card processing.