Underwriting Team

Anthony Lavinio, Director Underwriting

Anthony has 16 years of experience in the ABL industry, with a background of structuring and underwriting transactions between $3 million to $100 million. Prior to Siena, Anthony was the Senior Underwriter at Burdale. Anthony’s ABL background includes ABL underwriting roles at CIT, FINOVA Capital, LaSalle Business Credit and Keltic Financial Services.


Jason Schick, Sr. VP Underwriting

Jason has 15 years of experience in the Public Accounting and Banking industries, with experience at institutions including JPMorgan Chase Bank, Burdale Capital, and CIT. Jason has experience structuring, underwriting and syndicating transactions.



Jim has over 20 years of experience across a multitude of leverage lending products, structures, industries, and economic cycles.  Prior to joining Siena, Jim led various teams at GE Capital in managing leverage loans through their entire life cycle, including origination, underwriting, portfolio management, workout, and restructuring.  Products include Unitranche, Securitization, Agency, Participation, DIP, Cash Flow, ABL and Restructured Equity. Jim is also a CPA and was employed at KPMG prior to GE Capital.



Mohammed is a graduate of Western Connecticut State University where he attained his BBA with a concentration in Finance. Prior to joining Siena, Mohammed worked at Union Savings Bank in the Finance and Treasury department.