Encina Equipment Finance added Li Flynn to its Risk team as a Vice President.
As a Vice President on Encina Equipment Finance’s Risk team, Flynn will primarily be responsible for new business underwriting and will also have portfolio management responsibilities. She will report to Katherine Branch, Chief Risk Officer of Encina Equipment Finance.
Prior to joining Encina Equipment Finance, Flynn was an Underwriting Officer at Signature Financial, where she underwrote, approved and managed equipment finance transactions. Flynn also spent several years at Amalgamated Bank in various credit functions including underwriting new transactions with focus on SNC and middle market lending, as well as portfolio management.
Launched in June 2017, Encina Equipment Finance provides loans and leases ranging in size from $5 million to $50 million secured by essential-use machinery and equipment. The platform provides financing to both privately owned (sponsor and non-sponsor) and publicly traded companies across a wide range of collateral types, industries (including, but not limited to, construction, distribution, energy, food processing, health care, information technology, manufacturing, mining, paper & packaging, and transportation) and use cases (including loans against existing or newly acquired assets, leases of newly acquired assets and sale-leasebacks of existing assets). EEF is a portfolio company of Franklin BSP Lending Corporation and Franklin BSP Capital Corporation, business development companies advised by affiliates of Benefit Street Partners L.L.C.