Catalyst Finance has appointed Richard Steele as a client account director to join its sales team.
Richard has 16 years' experience supporting SMEs in the finance market. He started his career as a start-up business manager for Barclays then moving into corporate banking as a relationship director leaving after 14 year tenure. From there he has worked in business development roles for BCRS Business loans, RateSetter and most recently Growth Street.
His remit will be to develop Catalyst’s network of intermediaries across the Midlands and East Anglia regions.
Speaking of his appointment Richard commented “I’m delighted to be joining Catalyst. It is the perfect time for me to be introducing Catalyst’s short term funding proposition to the Midlands market. Their approach to funding is innovative and flexible; they have a reputation in the market for delivering solutions that fit perfectly with the client’s needs.”
Martine Catton, chief operating officer at Catalyst said: “Richard joining the team to build our presence in the Midlands is hugely exciting. 2018 has been one of best trading years we’ve had at Catalyst. I’m delighted to have him on-board, to contribute in making 2019 just as successful.”