Director, Business Development
Fran Garvin is responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships in the northeast region for Gordon Brothers. As Director, Business Development, he works closely with private equity and asset-based lending professionals in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. Fran brings over 20 years of lending experience to the role, helping to support clients in understanding the underlying value of assets and translating the risks within valuations as well as identifying opportunities for other Gordon Brothers business units. Fran has a strong background managing and underwriting asset based loans with a focus on collateral values. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers, he was the senior vice president, underwriter/relationship manager of the retail finance group at Citizens Bank, N.A., Business Capital. In that role, Fran was responsible for helping build the new retail finance platform within the bank, specifically for retail finance transactions. Previously he held positions as vice president, senior underwriter of TD Bank’s asset based lending group and vice president of CIT Group’s commercial and industrial group. Fran received his BS in business administration from Saint Michael’s College.