Allied is pleased to announce and welcome Sam Tork to the Allied team. As Senior Vice President, Tork will focus on building strategic referral relationships and generating new business across the U.S., offering factoring and asset based lending facilities up to $20 million.
“We are excited that Sam has joined Allied,” said Gen Merritt-Parikh, President, Allied Affiliated Funding. “His industry expertise, solid relationships and leadership experience will help us continue to grow even more, and we’re looking forward to doing that together.” His 20+ years of experience and proven track record in both factoring and asset based lending will further broaden Allied’s national footprint, while adding more experience to the company and leadership team.
For the past five years, Tork has served as Senior Vice President, Business Development for FarWest Capital where he focused on further expanding their market presence in the Dallas/Fort Worth as well as nationally. Additionally, he served as the Regional Market Head of Business for Bibby Financial out of Texas and was responsible for developing the market and brand throughout the southwest. Tork also held positions with Frost Capital Group (division of Frost Bank), LandMark Business Credit, and Marquette Commercial Finance. Over the past 20 years, he worked in various positions with responsibilities including credit management, underwriting, and portfolio management.
“I am truly excited to join such a well-established and respected company in our industry, and I look forward to introducing my referral sources, clients, and prospects to the advantages of working with everyone at Allied. Clay and Gen have put together a wonderful team of professionals with a “no surprises” promise that is being delivered each and every day. I look forward to helping entrepreneurs continue to grow their businesses and meet their goals,” said Tork.