Finance brokerage WF Financial Solutions has recruited Mark Andrews as senior financial consultant.
Mark, who has extensive experience in corporate funding, factoring and invoice finance, joins following the company’s recent expansion into the West Midlands after 12 months of successful trading nationwide.
WF Financial Solutions (WFFS) expanded its office in Blythe Valley Business Park in Solihull to build on the company’s initial success and complement further the activity of WFFS Sheffield and Leeds offices.
Mark joins from Bibby Financial Services where he was business development manager for eight years. Previous to that, he was an associate director at RBS Invoice Finance for two years and at HSBC Bank Plc in various different finance roles for 11 years, ending his career with HSBC as an Invoice Finance Manager.
Mark will be responsible for sourcing all types of commercial finance for both new and existing clients and will report directly to sales director Neil Jeeves.
Mark said; “WF Financial Solutions offers all types of commercial finance to meet any situation and industry sector. Working as a broker will mean I will have numerous products from different lenders to offer clients and therefore a much wider selection of solutions for businesses.
“I am looking forward to helping some of the growing small- and medium-sized businesses that play a vital part in driving the regional economy.”
Neil Jeeves, sales director at WFFS West Midlands, said; “I am delighted to welcome Mark. This is a great time to be joining WFFS and Mark’s wealth of experience and expertise built up over a career spanning more than 20 years ideally places him to take our growing business forward.
“He has an in-depth knowledge of the invoice finance and factoring market and I know he will use this to secure the best deal for our clients at WFFS.
“Over the past year, we have significantly boosted our representation in the region and further afield and are building an extremely experienced and well-connected team, focused on providing flexible funding solutions.”
The WFFS team of five advises on diverse financing options for businesses, including re-banking, invoice and asset finance, bridging and commercial mortgages and a host of other routes to secure financial requirements including peer-to-peer lending and RGF Funding.
Since launch WFFS has helped around 50 companies with in excess of £4m in funding. Parent company Wilson Field employs almost 100 staff throughout the UK.