Managing Director Originations
Matt Stanley has over 25 years of experience in the commercial finance industry, primarily focusing on the middle market. Most recently, Mr. Stanley served as Director at Bridge Finance Group. His primary responsibilities included sourcing, analyzing and negotiating new business in the Midwest / Great Lakes region. Mr. Stanley successfully expanded the ‘Bridge Brand’ across the Midwest / Great Lakes Region. Prior to joining Bridge Matt was employed by GMAC Commercial Finance where he held both business development and marketing management positions. Mr. Stanley has also worked with Fremont Financial Corporation and National Bank of Detroit, Business Finance Group in business development. Mr. Stanley started in the finance industry in 1985 with Commonwealth Financial Corporation after working at IBM in the accounting area for two years.
Mr. Stanley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Colorado College. He is a member of the Commercial Finance Association, Turnaround Management Association, and the Association of Corporate Growth. He was also a past President of the Midwest Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association.