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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Executive Team

Innovative Financing Solutions founder Michael Ryan

Michael D. Ryan
President & Chief Executive Officer

As the son of an accountant, Michael Ryan learned the importance of detail and precision when working with numbers early in life. But when Mr. Ryan founded Innovative Financing Solutions (IFS), he learned business success went beyond understanding the numbers. It was about helping people and their businesses through difficult... Read More

IFS employee Cristopher Meccariello

Christopher A. Meccariello
Chief Operating Officer

As the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Christopher’s responsibilities are wide – overseeing all areas of loan operations including loan underwriting, application processing, closing, servicing, compliance and liquidation.  As COO he is also responsible for establishing and implementing internal systems and controls, employee... Read More

Business Development Team

IFS employee Joseph Herbst

Joseph Herbst
Senior Vice President – Business Development  

Joseph is responsible for developing new client relationships, lender client relationship management, new loan request eligibility and... Read More

IFS employee Joseph Magley

Joseph Magley
Senior Vice President – Business Development

Joseph is a commercial lender with over 29 years of experience in commercial banking. As a commercial lender, Joseph values and emphasizes... Read More

IFS employee Edward “Ward” Rice, Senior Vice President – Business Development

Edward “Ward” Rice
Senior Vice President – Business Development

Ward is responsible for developing new client relationships in the Southeastern market developing lender client relationship... Read More

IFS employee Robert Schweitzer

Robert Schweitzer
Senior Advisor

Mr. Schweitzer is currently the chief executive officer of RCS Mediation & Consulting LLC, which he founded in 2012. Mr. Schweitzer’s areas of expertise include... Read More

Operations Team

IFS employee Lorraine Treusdell

Lorraine Treusdell
Servicing & Compliance Manager

Lorraine manages all aspects of closing, servicing (including SBA 1502 reporting) and compliance for IFS. Additionally, she ensures loans are documented ... Read More

IFS employee Linda Hoffman

Linda Hoffman
Closing and Compliance Specialist

Linda’s responsibilities include coordinating with borrowers, lenders and legal counsel to gather required closing due diligence documents, reviewing ... Read More

IFS employee Anthony Miele

Anthony Miele
Credit Analyst I

Anthony is responsible for credit analysis and underwriting commercial loan transactions. He spreads and analyzes financial statements, organizes and reviews loan application information... Read More

IFS employee J Ryan McLean

Ryan McLean
Credit Analyst / Administrative Specialist

Ryan is responsible for credit analysis and underwriting of commercial loan transactions. He spreads and analyzes financial statements, organizes and reviews... Read More

IFS employee Angela Meccariello

Angela Meccariello
Credit Analyst

Angela is responsible for the preparation of annual reviews, spreading and analyzing tax returns and financial statements, underwriting new credit requests... Read More

IFS employee Heather Rodgers

Heather Rodgers
Credit Analyst

Heather is responsible for annual credit reviews, spreading and analyzing tax returns and financial statements, underwriting new credit requests when needed... Read More

IFS employee Aubrey Blewett

Aubrey Blewett
Administrative Assistant

Aubrey is responsible for day-to-day administrative tasks including but not limited to maintaining contact lists, preparing presentation packages for new client prospects, and... Read More