Director, Business Development, Midwest Region
Mark Forrest is Director, Business Development, Midwest Region at Gordon Brothers responsible for identifying new valuation, disposition and lending opportunities and managing client relationships throughout the Midwest. Mark works with private equity, investment banking and asset-based lending professionals in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin and Northern Ohio.
He has over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, capital markets and lending across a range of industries including transportation and logistics, metals, mining and manufacturing.
Prior to joining Gordon Brothers, Mark was a managing director at Truist Securities responsible for originating, structuring and syndicating asset-based loans for clients and financial sponsors. Previously, he worked as a senior vice president at RBS Business Capital, where he originated asset-based loans for the group.
Mark has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting from the University of Michigan, a Master of Business Administration in Finance from DePaul University, and Series 63 and Series 79 licenses. He is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, Secured Finance Network and Turnaround Management Association. Mark is based in Chicago.
Supporting Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin and Northern Ohio