Russell Turley Joins FGI as Business Development Director

NEW YORK, April 3, 2017 – David DiPiero, President and CEO of FGI (, has announced that Russell Turley has joined the firm as Director of Business Development. In this position, Turley will be responsible for business activity on the East Coast, with a focus on maintaining and strengthening relationships with fellow lenders, finance companies, equity sponsors and referral sources.

“We are looking forward to having Russell join our team,” states David DiPiero. “We expect that he will contribute greatly to the growth of our business.”

Turley brings over a decade of experience in commercial banking and middle market lending, as well as experience working with business development teams.

Prior to joining FGI, Mr. Turley served as a Commercial Relationship Manager with Origin Bank in Ridgeland, Mississippi where his primary focus was managing and growing commercial banking relationships. Prior to his time at Origin, Turley served as a Senior Vice President at Community Bank of Mississippi. There he was in charge of directing their Custom Client Banking Program which catered to high-net-worth clients throughout the State of Mississippi. His career in banking began at Regions Bank as a member of the Management Associate Program in Birmingham, Alabama.

“FGI is a company that is known for dedicating itself to helping clients achieve their financial goals – a true partner, not just a vendor. It’s an honor to be joining a team that is so highly regarded.” Turley noted.

Turley holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Millsaps College.

About FGI

FGI ( is a global leader in the commercial finance and services industry, equipping small and medium enterprises with the tools they need to safely grow their business. FGI’s two principal business units, FGI Finance and FGI Risk, provide clients with flexible and customized lending and risk mitigation solutions designed to support international and domestic growth. Headquartered in New York City, FGI maintains a presence on 6 continents with clients in over 60 countries around the world.