Risk Management Team
Steve Sanicola, Director Risk & Portfolio Management
Steve has more than 32 years of commercial finance experience, specifically in underwriting, risk management and portfolio management. Prior to Siena, Steve was Director and Head of Portfolio Management at Burdale. Steve’s ABL background includes various credit roles at GE Capital and Fleet Bank/Connecticut Bank & Trust.
Jorge Chiluisa, Sr. VP Portfolio Management
Jorge has 24 years of experience in the Commercial Lending industry primarily in Underwriting and Portfolio Management. Prior to Siena, Jorge worked at GE Capital for 23 years and at People’s United Bank.
Francisco Machado, VP Portfolio Management
Francisco has more than 13 years of experience in the ABL industry. Prior to Siena, Francisco worked in various operations and analytical roles at Burdale, GE Corporate Financial Services, and Cartus Corporation.
Michael Zielinski, VP Portfolio Management
Michael has approximately 20 years of finance experience with his last 13 years focused on various roles in the Asset Based Lending Industry. Prior to joining Siena, Michael worked at Access Capital and Keltic Financial Service.
carrie maiya, VP PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Carrie has more than 11 years of commercial finance experience, spanning underwriting, portfolio management, workout, and field exam management. Prior to joining Siena, Carrie worked in various ABL and Cash Flow roles at GE Capital.
Dexter-Leon Taylor, VP Audit
Dex has more than 20 years of asset-based lending experience specializing in audit and risk management. Prior to joining Siena, Dex's background includes various audit and credit roles at First Capital Business Credit, GE Commercial Distribution Finance, Textron Financial Business Credit, Evergreen Collateral Consulting LLC, Jefferson Wells International and CIT.