Siena Lending Group is a diverse team of experienced asset-based lending (ABL) professionals. Our team members are recognized authorities on commercial finance, frequently honored by industry associations for their excellence.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: David Grende

    David Grende

    President & CEO

    David Grende

    President & CEO

    David is a specialized lending executive with more than 30 years experience building and running asset-based lending businesses, executing debt restructurings, taking on interim management roles, and completing complex asset workouts and recoveries.

    Prior to co-founding Siena, David was Chief Executive Officer of Burdale Capital Finance (BCF), a wholly owned asset-based lending subsidiary of Bank of Ireland, which provided transatlantic financing solutions to a $1.7 billion portfolio of clients. In 2006, David was hired to start BCF as a de novo ABL U.S. business and built it into a widely recognized brand. BCF was sold to Wells Fargo in 2012 as part of the bank’s deleveraging, necessitated by the IMF’s bailout of Ireland in 2010. More

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Steve Sanicola

    Steve Sanicola

    Managing Director - Risk and Portfolio Management

    Steve Sanicola

    Managing Director - Risk and 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.

  • Miin Chen

    COO

    Miin Chen

    COO

    Miin has 10 years of experience in accounting, audit, operations and treasury management. Prior to Siena, Miin was a direct report to the Controller at Burdale and has worked as an auditor at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and JH Cohn (CohnReznick). Miin is a CPA in the state of New Jersey and holds a Masters in Accounting from Boston College.

David Grende

President & CEO

David is a specialized lending executive with more than 30 years experience building and running asset-based lending businesses, executing debt restructurings, taking on interim management roles, and completing complex asset workouts and recoveries.

Prior to co-founding Siena, David was Chief Executive Officer of Burdale Capital Finance (BCF), a wholly owned asset-based lending subsidiary of Bank of Ireland, which provided transatlantic financing solutions to a $1.7 billion portfolio of clients. In 2006, David was hired to start BCF as a de novo ABL U.S. business and built it into a widely recognized brand. BCF was sold to Wells Fargo in 2012 as part of the bank’s deleveraging, necessitated by the IMF’s bailout of Ireland in 2010. More

Steve Sanicola

Managing Director - Risk and 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.

Miin Chen

COO

Miin has 10 years of experience in accounting, audit, operations and treasury management. Prior to Siena, Miin was a direct report to the Controller at Burdale and has worked as an auditor at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and JH Cohn (CohnReznick). Miin is a CPA in the state of New Jersey and holds a Masters in Accounting from Boston College.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Anthony Lavinio

    Anthony Lavinio

    Managing Director Underwriting

    Anthony Lavinio

    Managing Director Underwriting

    Anthony has approximately 30 years of experience working within the financial services sector, particularly asset-based lending. Anthony has a strong background in structuring and underwriting ABL transactions between $5 million to $100 million.   Prior to Siena, Anthony was the Senior Underwriter at Burdale Capital Finance (Bank of Ireland’s Asset Based Lending subsidiary) and held various roles at CIT, FINOVA Capital, LaSalle Business Credit and Keltic Financial Services.  Anthony received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Saint John’s University – Peter J. Tobin College of Business.

Anthony Lavinio

Managing Director Underwriting

Anthony has approximately 30 years of experience working within the financial services sector, particularly asset-based lending. Anthony has a strong background in structuring and underwriting ABL transactions between $5 million to $100 million.   Prior to Siena, Anthony was the Senior Underwriter at Burdale Capital Finance (Bank of Ireland’s Asset Based Lending subsidiary) and held various roles at CIT, FINOVA Capital, LaSalle Business Credit and Keltic Financial Services.  Anthony received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Saint John’s University – Peter J. Tobin College of Business.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Martin Goni

    Martin Goni

    AVP Portfolio Management

    Martin Goni

    AVP Portfolio Management

    Martin graduated from Babson College with a B.Sc. in Finance and Economics. While at Babson, he held leadership positions in various programs, building foundations in financial and strategic analysis.

  • Keith Holler

    SVP Portfolio Management

    Keith Holler

    SVP Portfolio Management

    Keith is an asset-based lending professional with more than 30 years of experience primarily in portfolio management and underwriting.  Prior to joining Siena, Keith worked in various portfolio and credit roles at Santander Bank, Siemens Financial Services, and Congress Financial.

  • Dillon Lounsbury

    AVP Portfolio Management

    Dillon Lounsbury

    AVP Portfolio Management

    Dillon has over 7 years of experience in the asset-based lending industry. After graduating from Baruch College in 2014, he began his career at GE Capital in their Investment Analyst Program. Following his time at GE Capital, Dillon worked in various roles for Wells Fargo Capital Finance, including Field Exam and Portfolio Management.

Martin Goni

AVP Portfolio Management

Martin graduated from Babson College with a B.Sc. in Finance and Economics. While at Babson, he held leadership positions in various programs, building foundations in financial and strategic analysis.

Keith Holler

SVP Portfolio Management

Keith is an asset-based lending professional with more than 30 years of experience primarily in portfolio management and underwriting.  Prior to joining Siena, Keith worked in various portfolio and credit roles at Santander Bank, Siemens Financial Services, and Congress Financial.

Dillon Lounsbury

AVP Portfolio Management

Dillon has over 7 years of experience in the asset-based lending industry. After graduating from Baruch College in 2014, he began his career at GE Capital in their Investment Analyst Program. Following his time at GE Capital, Dillon worked in various roles for Wells Fargo Capital Finance, including Field Exam and Portfolio Management.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Carrie Maiya

    Carrie Maiya

    Sr. VP Portfolio Management

    Carrie Maiya

    Sr. 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.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Vlad Paskas

    Vlad Paskas

    Field Examiner

    Vlad Paskas

    Field Examiner

    Vlad graduated from the University of Bridgeport with a BS in International Business and Trade Commerce and an MBA in Analytics Intelligence. Vlad also has certifications for Financial Markets from Yale University and Macroeconomics from University of California, Irvine.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: James Persico

    James Persico

    Director - Risk and Portfolio Management

    James Persico

    Director - Risk and Portfolio Management

    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.

Carrie Maiya

Sr. 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.

Vlad Paskas

Field Examiner

Vlad graduated from the University of Bridgeport with a BS in International Business and Trade Commerce and an MBA in Analytics Intelligence. Vlad also has certifications for Financial Markets from Yale University and Macroeconomics from University of California, Irvine.

James Persico

Director - Risk and Portfolio Management

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.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Steve Sanicola

    Steve Sanicola

    Managing Director - Risk and Portfolio Management

    Steve Sanicola

    Managing Director - Risk and 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.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Bill Seibold

    Bill Seibold

    VP Portfolio Management

    Bill Seibold

    VP Portfolio Management

    Bill has more than 40 years experience in ABL/Commercial Financing and Factoring, covering all facets of Credit Administration and Portfolio Management. Prior to joining Siena, Bill was employed in various Credit and Portfolio Management capacities with both banking and independent ABL institutions, serving the entrepreneurial and middle markets.

  • Renee Singer

    Sr. VP Portfolio Management

    Renee Singer

    Sr. VP Portfolio Management

    Renee has over 30 years of experience in the asset-based lending industry, primarily in portfolio management. Prior to joining Siena, Renee spent twenty years at CIT in various credit roles, including Portfolio Manager and Field Exam Manager for C&I ABL and as Portfolio Manager of CIT Capital Equipment Finance, where she led teams in both business units or groups. Prior to CIT, Renee served in various roles as an account manager and field examiner at Sterling National Bank, Finova and Chase Bank.

Steve Sanicola

Managing Director - Risk and 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.

Bill Seibold

VP Portfolio Management

Bill has more than 40 years experience in ABL/Commercial Financing and Factoring, covering all facets of Credit Administration and Portfolio Management. Prior to joining Siena, Bill was employed in various Credit and Portfolio Management capacities with both banking and independent ABL institutions, serving the entrepreneurial and middle markets.

Renee Singer

Sr. VP Portfolio Management

Renee has over 30 years of experience in the asset-based lending industry, primarily in portfolio management. Prior to joining Siena, Renee spent twenty years at CIT in various credit roles, including Portfolio Manager and Field Exam Manager for C&I ABL and as Portfolio Manager of CIT Capital Equipment Finance, where she led teams in both business units or groups. Prior to CIT, Renee served in various roles as an account manager and field examiner at Sterling National Bank, Finova and Chase Bank.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Dexter-Leon Taylor

    Dexter-Leon Taylor

    Sr. VP Audit

    Dexter-Leon Taylor

    Sr. 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.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Michael Zielinski

    Michael Zielinski

    Sr. VP Portfolio Management

    Michael Zielinski

    Sr. 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.

Dexter-Leon Taylor

Sr. 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.

Michael Zielinski

Sr. 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.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Scott Elliotto

    Scott Elliotto

    Managing Director – New Business Originations

    Scott Elliotto

    Managing Director – New Business Originations

    Scott is an asset based lending professional with more than 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Siena, Scott worked in business development and origination roles for Burdale and GE Commercial Finance, and underwriting roles at Fleet Capital and CIT.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Stephen Fuscaldo

    Stephen Fuscaldo

    Director – New Business Originations

    Stephen Fuscaldo

    Director – New Business Originations

    Steve has more than 28 years of experience in asset based lending, specifically in account management, underwriting, sales leadership and in origination. Prior to Siena, Steve served in various origination and credit roles at TD Bank, Burdale, GE Capital, and CIT.

  • Suzanne Lovett

    Director - Southwest Originations

    Suzanne Lovett

    Director - Southwest Originations

    Suzanne is the Director of New Business Originations for the Southwest, based Dallas, TX.  She brings over 30 years of asset based lending experience to Siena, beginning her career managing non-performing assets for Foothill Capital Corporation.  For the past 20 years, she has focused on new business development in the Southwest, primarily for Wells Fargo Capital Finance and its predecessor companies Norwest Business Credit, Congress Financial, and Wachovia Capital Finance.

Scott Elliotto

Managing Director – New Business Originations

Scott is an asset based lending professional with more than 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Siena, Scott worked in business development and origination roles for Burdale and GE Commercial Finance, and underwriting roles at Fleet Capital and CIT.

Stephen Fuscaldo

Director – New Business Originations

Steve has more than 28 years of experience in asset based lending, specifically in account management, underwriting, sales leadership and in origination. Prior to Siena, Steve served in various origination and credit roles at TD Bank, Burdale, GE Capital, and CIT.

Suzanne Lovett

Director - Southwest Originations

Suzanne is the Director of New Business Originations for the Southwest, based Dallas, TX.  She brings over 30 years of asset based lending experience to Siena, beginning her career managing non-performing assets for Foothill Capital Corporation.  For the past 20 years, she has focused on new business development in the Southwest, primarily for Wells Fargo Capital Finance and its predecessor companies Norwest Business Credit, Congress Financial, and Wachovia Capital Finance.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Mark Orlando

    Mark Orlando

    Director – Western Region

    Mark Orlando

    Director – Western Region

    Mark is the Western Region New Business Director, based out of Los Angeles. Mark has over 25 years of experience in the finance and asset-based lending industry. Prior to joining Siena, Mark was Principal and Senior Vice President at Ares Commercial Finance and Ares’ predecessor, First Capital. Mark has also served in various senior business development, credit, and management roles for Rabobank, U.S. Bank and LaSalle Bank (now part of Bank of America), as well as founding his own firm, Arrowhead Capital, where he served as Managing Director.

  • Joe Panico

    Director - New Business Originations Midwest

    Joe Panico

    Director - New Business Originations Midwest

    Joe is the Director of Business Development for the Midwest, based in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been providing financing solutions to middle market companies for 15 years with PNC Business Credit, CIBC and WNB Specialty Finance.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Nick Payne

    Nick Payne

    Director – New Business Originations

    Nick Payne

    Director – New Business Originations

    Nick is the Director of New Business Origination for the Midwest, based out of Chicago. Prior to joining Siena, Nick held various business development roles for Nations Equipment Finance, Van Eck Global, and Morgan Stanley.

Mark Orlando

Director – Western Region

Mark is the Western Region New Business Director, based out of Los Angeles. Mark has over 25 years of experience in the finance and asset-based lending industry. Prior to joining Siena, Mark was Principal and Senior Vice President at Ares Commercial Finance and Ares’ predecessor, First Capital. Mark has also served in various senior business development, credit, and management roles for Rabobank, U.S. Bank and LaSalle Bank (now part of Bank of America), as well as founding his own firm, Arrowhead Capital, where he served as Managing Director.

Joe Panico

Director - New Business Originations Midwest

Joe is the Director of Business Development for the Midwest, based in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been providing financing solutions to middle market companies for 15 years with PNC Business Credit, CIBC and WNB Specialty Finance.

Nick Payne

Director – New Business Originations

Nick is the Director of New Business Origination for the Midwest, based out of Chicago. Prior to joining Siena, Nick held various business development roles for Nations Equipment Finance, Van Eck Global, and Morgan Stanley.

  • Geoffrey Samuels

    VP New Business Originations

    Geoffrey Samuels

    VP New Business Originations

    Geoff is the VP of New Business Originations with a focus on companies in turnaround or Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Prior to joining Siena, Geoff led originations for a small ticket ABL and factoring firm for the Southeast region.

Geoffrey Samuels

VP New Business Originations

Geoff is the VP of New Business Originations with a focus on companies in turnaround or Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Prior to joining Siena, Geoff led originations for a small ticket ABL and factoring firm for the Southeast region.

  • Ernie Abati

    Sr. VP Underwriting

    Ernie Abati

    Sr. VP Underwriting

    Ernie has over 25 years of experience in Asset Based Lending and Factoring.  His areas of expertise include: underwriting highly leveraged credit facilities, loan restructuring, portfolio management and loan workouts.  Prior to joining Siena, Ernie underwrote and managed portfolios at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, LaSalle Business Credit and CIT.  Ernie is a NYS licensed CPA.

  • Gill Elmore

    Sr. VP Underwriting

    Gill Elmore

    Sr. VP Underwriting

    Gill has over 30 years of commercial finance experience concentrated in structuring, underwriting, and managing Asset Based Lending transactions. Prior to joining Siena, Gill was a Senior Underwriter for Wells Fargo Capital Finance.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Anthony Lavinio

    Anthony Lavinio

    Managing Director Underwriting

    Anthony Lavinio

    Managing Director Underwriting

    Anthony has approximately 30 years of experience working within the financial services sector, particularly asset-based lending. Anthony has a strong background in structuring and underwriting ABL transactions between $5 million to $100 million.   Prior to Siena, Anthony was the Senior Underwriter at Burdale Capital Finance (Bank of Ireland’s Asset Based Lending subsidiary) and held various roles at CIT, FINOVA Capital, LaSalle Business Credit and Keltic Financial Services.  Anthony received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Saint John’s University – Peter J. Tobin College of Business.

Ernie Abati

Sr. VP Underwriting

Ernie has over 25 years of experience in Asset Based Lending and Factoring.  His areas of expertise include: underwriting highly leveraged credit facilities, loan restructuring, portfolio management and loan workouts.  Prior to joining Siena, Ernie underwrote and managed portfolios at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, LaSalle Business Credit and CIT.  Ernie is a NYS licensed CPA.

Gill Elmore

Sr. VP Underwriting

Gill has over 30 years of commercial finance experience concentrated in structuring, underwriting, and managing Asset Based Lending transactions. Prior to joining Siena, Gill was a Senior Underwriter for Wells Fargo Capital Finance.

Anthony Lavinio

Managing Director Underwriting

Anthony has approximately 30 years of experience working within the financial services sector, particularly asset-based lending. Anthony has a strong background in structuring and underwriting ABL transactions between $5 million to $100 million.   Prior to Siena, Anthony was the Senior Underwriter at Burdale Capital Finance (Bank of Ireland’s Asset Based Lending subsidiary) and held various roles at CIT, FINOVA Capital, LaSalle Business Credit and Keltic Financial Services.  Anthony received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Saint John’s University – Peter J. Tobin College of Business.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Jason Schick

    Jason Schick

    Director Underwriting

    Jason Schick

    Director 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.

Jason Schick

Director 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.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Alkesh Badshah

    Alkesh Badshah

    VP Software Engineer

    Alkesh Badshah

    VP Software Engineer

    Alkesh brings 20 years of software engineering and leadership experience to our team. At Siena, he is responsible for maintaining and enhancing our Passport system.

  • Neeraj Badshah

    Collateral Analyst

    Neeraj Badshah

    Collateral Analyst

    Neeraj graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in Economics. He has displayed leadership skills by managing a small business while attending university. He also held chair positions in multiple organizations on campus.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Joseph Colacino

    Joseph Colacino

    Senior Collateral Analyst

    Joseph Colacino

    Senior Collateral Analyst

    Joe has over 10 years of experience in Asset Based Lending as both a Collateral Analyst and a CA Team Lead. Prior to Siena, Joe worked at G.E. Capital and Chase Manhattan Bank in various operational and audit positions.

Alkesh Badshah

VP Software Engineer

Alkesh brings 20 years of software engineering and leadership experience to our team. At Siena, he is responsible for maintaining and enhancing our Passport system.

Neeraj Badshah

Collateral Analyst

Neeraj graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in Economics. He has displayed leadership skills by managing a small business while attending university. He also held chair positions in multiple organizations on campus.

Joseph Colacino

Senior Collateral Analyst

Joe has over 10 years of experience in Asset Based Lending as both a Collateral Analyst and a CA Team Lead. Prior to Siena, Joe worked at G.E. Capital and Chase Manhattan Bank in various operational and audit positions.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Jeffrey Grobarcik

    Jeffrey Grobarcik

    Credit Operations Manager

    Jeffrey Grobarcik

    Credit Operations Manager

    Jeff has more than 13 years of experience in Asset Based Lending as both a Collateral Analyst and Operations Manager. Prior to Siena, Jeff worked at Citigroup, N.A., G.E. Capital and Burdale in various operational roles.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Omoyeni Makinde

    Omoyeni Ipinlaiye

    Senior Collateral Analyst

    Omoyeni Ipinlaiye

    Senior Collateral Analyst

    Omoyeni has over 10 years of experience in Asset Based Lending as a Collateral Analyst. Prior to Siena, Omoyeni worked at Wells Fargo, Capital Finance and CIT, Business Capital in operations.

  • Rosemarie Katz

    Collateral Analyst

    Rosemarie Katz

    Collateral Analyst

    Rosemarie graduated from Dean College with a BS in Business Management. She was involved in National Honors Society and International Accreditation for Collegiate Business Education Students and has a background in consumer products as an Accounts Receivable Analyst.

Jeffrey Grobarcik

Credit Operations Manager

Jeff has more than 13 years of experience in Asset Based Lending as both a Collateral Analyst and Operations Manager. Prior to Siena, Jeff worked at Citigroup, N.A., G.E. Capital and Burdale in various operational roles.

Omoyeni Ipinlaiye

Senior Collateral Analyst

Omoyeni has over 10 years of experience in Asset Based Lending as a Collateral Analyst. Prior to Siena, Omoyeni worked at Wells Fargo, Capital Finance and CIT, Business Capital in operations.

Rosemarie Katz

Collateral Analyst

Rosemarie graduated from Dean College with a BS in Business Management. She was involved in National Honors Society and International Accreditation for Collegiate Business Education Students and has a background in consumer products as an Accounts Receivable Analyst.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Troy Larsen

    Troy Larsen

    Collateral Analyst

    Troy Larsen

    Collateral Analyst

    Troy graduated from Stonehill College with a BS in Finance and Economics. At Stonehill, he held leadership roles with the Financial Management Association as well as the Investment Finance Initiative. He holds certifications in Microsoft Excel, Bloomberg, and JMP.

  • Antoinette Romain

    Collateral Analyst

    Antoinette Romain

    Collateral Analyst

    Antoinette has over 10 years of experience in Asset Based Lending industry as a Collateral Analyst. Prior to Siena, Antoinette worked at Wells Fargo Capital Finance , Capital Finance and FINOVA Capital in operations.

Troy Larsen

Collateral Analyst

Troy graduated from Stonehill College with a BS in Finance and Economics. At Stonehill, he held leadership roles with the Financial Management Association as well as the Investment Finance Initiative. He holds certifications in Microsoft Excel, Bloomberg, and JMP.

Antoinette Romain

Collateral Analyst

Antoinette has over 10 years of experience in Asset Based Lending industry as a Collateral Analyst. Prior to Siena, Antoinette worked at Wells Fargo Capital Finance , Capital Finance and FINOVA Capital in operations.

  • Miin Chen

    COO

    Miin Chen

    COO

    Miin has 10 years of experience in accounting, audit, operations and treasury management. Prior to Siena, Miin was a direct report to the Controller at Burdale and has worked as an auditor at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and JH Cohn (CohnReznick). Miin is a CPA in the state of New Jersey and holds a Masters in Accounting from Boston College.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Andrew Forsythe

    Andrew Forsythe

    Chief Financial Officer

    Andrew Forsythe

    Chief Financial Officer

    Andrew has over 10 years of accounting and taxation experience in both public accounting and private sector settings. His previous employers include Kreischer Miller, Verizon and most recently corporate accounting manager of a Philadelphia based investment management firm. Andrew is a CPA licensed in the state of Pennsylvania and holds an MBA from Thomas Jefferson University.

  • Meet Siena's Commercial Team: Laura Merritt

    Laura Merritt

    Senior Accountant

    Laura Merritt

    Senior Accountant

    Laura has worked as a staff accountant in auditing and tax departments at both large and midsize public accounting firms. Additionally, before coming to Siena, she was a staff accountant at Townsquare Media, Inc. and their online division, Townsquare Interactive. She graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a BBA in Financial Accounting.

Miin Chen

COO

Miin has 10 years of experience in accounting, audit, operations and treasury management. Prior to Siena, Miin was a direct report to the Controller at Burdale and has worked as an auditor at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and JH Cohn (CohnReznick). Miin is a CPA in the state of New Jersey and holds a Masters in Accounting from Boston College.

Andrew Forsythe

Chief Financial Officer

Andrew has over 10 years of accounting and taxation experience in both public accounting and private sector settings. His previous employers include Kreischer Miller, Verizon and most recently corporate accounting manager of a Philadelphia based investment management firm. Andrew is a CPA licensed in the state of Pennsylvania and holds an MBA from Thomas Jefferson University.

Laura Merritt

Senior Accountant

Laura has worked as a staff accountant in auditing and tax departments at both large and midsize public accounting firms. Additionally, before coming to Siena, she was a staff accountant at Townsquare Media, Inc. and their online division, Townsquare Interactive. She graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a BBA in Financial Accounting.

  • Michaela Pelletier

    Staff Accountant

    Michaela Pelletier

    Staff Accountant

    Michaela graduated from Mount Saint Mary College with her MBA where she participated in the accounting honor society. Michaela was an IRS certified tax preparer through AARP’s TaxAide program for two years.

Michaela Pelletier

Staff Accountant

Michaela graduated from Mount Saint Mary College with her MBA where she participated in the accounting honor society. Michaela was an IRS certified tax preparer through AARP’s TaxAide program for two years.