PITTSBURGH, March 15, 2018 – PNC Business Credit, the senior secured lending division of PNC Bank, N.A., announces three appointments to its senior secured financing team in the Upper Midwest and Western regions.
Luke Tripodi has been appointed senior vice president and business development officer for PNC Business Credit. Based in Chicago, he has responsibilities for private equity and direct origination in the Minnesota and Chicago markets. Tripodi joins the organization from BMO Harris Bank where he spent the last 10 years, most recently serving as vice president for BMO’s asset based lending group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business and psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University.
Brian Caldwell, also based in Chicago, is now senior vice president and business development officer with PNC’s senior secured financing team. He is responsible for originating asset-based and cash flow loans for Chicago-based private equity firms. Caldwell joins PNC Business Credit from PNC’s corporate bank, where he served as senior vice president and senior banker responsible for new business development and relationship management for public and privately-held companies in Chicago. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University of Ohio and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, with concentrations in finance and accounting.
Jenna Shah is now vice president and business development officer for PNC’s senior secured financing team. Based in Seattle, she is responsible for originating asset-based and cash flow loans with middle-market companies and private equity firms across the Pacific Northwest. A 10-year PNC veteran, Jenna most recently served as a relationship manager in Chicago for PNC Business Credit. She holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Temple University, where she also completed post-graduate coursework in finance.
PNC Bank, National Association is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.