Hana Financial Hires Several Industry Veterans to Fuel Its Continuing Growth

July 18, 2018 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hana Financial, Inc. and its factoring and asset based lending subsidiary, Hana Commercial Finance, Inc., are continuing their growth by hiring several seasoned industry veterans for their factoring and asset based lending businesses, and expanding into new industries.

In December 2017, Hana Financial, Inc. hired Michael Gardner as First Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer & Portfolio Manager. Mr. Gardner has more than thirty years of experience in banking and commercial finance, and held various senior positions at East West Bank, MUFG Union Bank, Summit Financial Resources and GE Capital.

In April 2018, Tae Chung joined Hana Commercial Finance, Inc. as Senior Vice President and Marketing Director. Mr. Chung has nearly twenty years of experience in the factoring industry, and recently held a similar role at Finance One, Inc. for sixteen years.

In July 2018, Austin Sohn joined Hana Commercial Finance, Inc. as First Senior Vice President and New York Branch Manager. Mr. Sohn has an extensive background in commercial finance, and will focus on the company’s continuing growth on the East Coast.

Also in July 2018, Yvonne Gonzales joined Hana Commercial Finance, Inc. as Vice President and Team Leader of its Transportation Factoring Team. Ms. Gonzales has over twenty years of experience in transportation factoring, and recently held positions as Senior Account Executive and Team Leader for Riviera Finance.

About Hana Financial, Inc.

Founded in 1994 by Sunnie S. Kim, Hana Financial, Inc. is a Los Angeles based, diversified financial services firm specializing in factoring, asset based lending, and SBA lending. In 2017, Hana Financial ranked as one of the top ten largest factoring companies in the U.S., and the third most active non-bank SBA 7(a) lender in the nation. For more information, visit www.hanafinancial.com or call 213.240.1234.

Hana Financial, Inc.
Patrick Y. Shim, 213-240-1234
SVP of Corporate Strategy & Administration