FGI Promotes Business Development Executive

NEW YORK, April 25, 2016 – FGI (www.FGIWW.com) has announced the promotion of Tessa Payne to Managing Director of Business Development.

In this new position, Ms. Payne will oversee business development initiatives across multiple FGI verticals throughout North America. She will also be responsible for spearheading business strategy planning, implementation of new product offerings, partnership programs and content development.

“Over the past 5 years, Tessa has demonstrated tremendous drive and talent. We look forward to her continued growth and success in this new position,” said David DiPiero, President and CEO of FGI. Ms. Payne added, “I am thrilled to undertake this new challenge and am grateful for this opportunity to help bring FGI’s success to new levels.”

Ms. Payne has over a decade of experience working in Business Development. In her previous role as Vice President of Business Development, she was responsible for overseeing deal flow across the Midwest region for all FGI business units. She is an active member of the corporate finance community, frequently speaks at leading industry events and has served on several committees including the TMA Women’s Committee, CFA Womens’ & Golf Committee, and ACG Social Committee.

About FGI

FGI (www.FGIWW.com) is a global leader in commercial finance. Through its four key business units, Finance, Risk, Capital, and Equity, FGI equips small and medium-sized enterprises with the tools they need to safely grow their business. FGI offers the full spectrum of financial products and services and provides customized business solutions tailored to meet all client needs. Headquartered in New York City, FGI maintains a presence on six continents and works with clients in over 60 countries worldwide.