White Oak Commercial Finance Appoints Bill Kearney as Managing Director


Bill Kearney

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--White Oak Commercial Finance is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Kearney as a Managing Director and Business Development Officer of its expanded ABL and Lender Finance platform. This is one of three new senior BDO positions created to join the existing five-member Originations team that focuses on sourcing transactions with committed capital needs ranging from $15 - $250 million. He will report to Vice Chairman, Andrew McGhee.

Mr. Kearney will be responsible for originating transactions throughout the Southeast region and will direct the firm’s newly established national retail strategy. He brings thirty-plus years of experience to the firm with expertise in asset-based and cash flow lending. Mr. Kearney frequently participates as an expert panelist for industry webinars focused on retail financing, including ABF Journal’s recent “How COVID-19 has Affected Retail Finance,” and he will serve on the Retail Panel at SFNet’s Asset-Based Capital Conference on March 10.

Mr. Kearney was most recently with Encina Business Credit where he served as a Senior Managing Director. Prior to joining Encina, he held positions at CIT Group, Wachovia, Deutsche Financial and Bank Boston where he originated both senior and junior capital opportunities.

White Oak is dedicated to helping companies make the most of their assets with flexible and scalable financing, and it provides clients with the deep suite of products, industry expertise and ready capital they need to invest in growth.


White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC (WOCF) is a global financial products and services company providing credit facilities to companies across the economy. WOCF’s solutions include asset-based lending, full-service factoring, lender finance, invoice discounting, government contract financing, supply chain financing, inventory financing, US import/export financing, trade credit risk management, account receivables management and credit and collections support. The firm has offices and personnel throughout the US, UK, and Australia, including San Francisco, Charlotte, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Los Angeles, London, Glasgow, and Sydney. WOCF is an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC and its institutional clients. More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com/commercialfinance.

About White Oak Global Advisors

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (“WOGA”) is a leading alternative debt manager specializing in originating and providing financing solutions to facilitate the growth, refinancing and recapitalization of small and medium enterprises. Together with its financing affiliates, WOGA provides over twenty lending products to the market, including term, asset-based, and equipment loans, to all sectors of the economy. Since its inception in 2007, WOGA has deployed over $8 billion across its product lines, utilizing a disciplined investment process that focuses on delivering risk-adjusted investment returns to investors while establishing long term partnerships with our borrowers. More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com.

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