March Networking Lunch - Top Trends for 2017 for Supply Chain Financing

  • Thursday, March 09, 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Las Colinas Country Club


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~ March Networking Lunch ~

Top Trends for 2017 for Supply Chain Financing

Networking Opportunities


~ WHEN ~

Thursday, March 9th, 11:30am to 1:00pm

Members $35.00 / Non-Members $50.00

~ Guest Speakers ~

Bob Cowherd

Vice President | Commercial Services

Specialties: working capital financing, trade finance, non-recourse factoring, asset-based lending, supply chain finance, credit insurance across a wide variety of industries including apparel, furniture, housewares, transportation, etc.
  • Cash flow bridge balancing the needs of Buyers who want to pay later with Suppliers who want to get paid sooner
  • Leverages the Buyer’s lower cost of capital
  • Crowded field most major banks offer the SCF product to key customers. Common Platform
  • Target market – Buyers that are “Investment Grade” (non-recourse key)
  • Non-investment grade Buyers - challenge

Joe Andersen
UPS Capital


International Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Business Development Officer. Provide finance solutions both secured and unsecured for US importers, utilizing unique services offered only by UPS Capital. I help business by providing new working capital to support top line sales while helping take cost out of the supply chain to generate more profitable growth. Whether it's providing additional liquidity on your offshore or in-transit inventory assets, reducing supply chain costs, or mitigating supply chain risk, UPS Capital is a trusted partner you can count on to deliver results that drive your success.

Charlie Koran

Business Development Officer
Wells Fargo Supply Chain Finance


Charlie Koran is a Business Development Officer in the Technology Channel Finance vertical of Wells Fargo Supply Chain Finance. His current role focuses on helping mid-market resellers grow by applying the right credit structure and programs. He has over 27 years in the finance industry starting as a Field Service Rep. for Transamerica, verifying collateral and auditing customers across America in a multitude of industries. Charlie was part of the GE Capital acquisition last year where he held roles as an Account Manager in Motorsports covering Arctic Cat, as well as an Account Executive for the Manufactured Housing industry and Special Assets Group where he developed work out strategies for liquidating impaired accounts in inventory and ABL. Charlie enjoys his current role where he establishes partnerships with growth oriented technology channel partners.

Jeff Craver

Wells Fargo Supply Chain Finance


Jeff Craver is a National Sales Manager in the Technology Channel Finance vertical of Wells Fargo Supply Chain Finance. This group conducts over $40 billion in financing annually on a global basis with leading OEM’s such as Cisco Systems, HP Enterprise, Dell Technologies and Apple. In his current role Jeff manages the sales function of a unit that provides financial solutions for the domestic technology channel, focusing on emerging VAR’s, solution providers, system integrators and resellers. Jeff has over 20 years of diverse commercial finance experience and was previously with GE Capital, Textron Financial and Deutsche Bank. A graduate of Truman State University (Kirksville, MO), Jeff is based in Atlanta, GA.

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