White Oak Commercial Finance Adds John Merille as Director of Originations

NEW YORK, June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — White Oak Commercial Finance (“WOCF”), one of the nation’s leading lenders to the middle-market, announced today the addition of John Merille as Senior Vice President and Director of Originations. 

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“We are pleased to add John and his numerous talents to White Oak,” said Robert Grbic, President and Chief Executive Officer of WOCF. “John will focus on business development, leveraging his decades of experience providing small and middle market companies with solutions to promote growth and improve cash flow. We welcome him to the White Oak family as we continue to expand our depth of service to clients.”

Mr. Merille joins WOCF from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he led a team of specialists in Business and Lower Middle Market Banking as a senior relationship manager for nearly five years. Prior to his time with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mr. Merille held positions at BB&T Corporation, GMAC Commercial Finance, Bank of New York and Bankers Trust.

Mr. Merille holds a Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and maintains an active role in his community, volunteering as a coach and referee for the American Youth Soccer Organization.

White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC is a global financial products and services company providing credit facilities to middle market companies between $1 -$30 million. WOCF’s solutions include asset-based lending, full-service factoring, invoice discounting, supply chain financing, inventory financing, U.S. import/export financing, trade credit risk management, account receivables management and credit and collections support. WOCF is an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC, and its institutional clients. More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com.

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC is a leading global alternative asset manager specializing in originating and providing financing solutions to facilitate the growth, refinancing and recapitalization of small and medium enterprises. Since its inception in 2007, White Oak Global Advisors, LLC’s disciplined investment process aims to deliver risk-adjusted investment returns for our investors while establishing long term partnerships with our borrowers.  More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com.


Jonathan Setiabrata
Investor Relations