New Orleans, LA –

Republic Business Credit is proud to announce the addition of Christy Morgan to the team as Vice President and Legal Manager, reporting directly to CEO Stewart Chesters.

In the new role, Morgan will oversee all legal materials for onboarding clients and work on amendments for existing clients. She will partner with the underwriting, sales and client service teams to provide crucial support across the business. Her expertise in disclosure and regulatory requirements adds tremendous value to the company and its fast-paced growth trajectory.

“I’m excited to be part of a seasoned team of professionals who are well-known in the industry as trailblazers and trusted partners. My background in compliance fits this role nicely and allows me to apply my skill set toward a growing client base and unique suite of products across a national commercial finance platform,” Morgan said.

Republic provides asset-based lending, ledgered lines of credit, traditional factoring and direct-to-consumer solutions to both entrepreneurial and private equity-owned companies. Republic is committed to helping new business owners and private equity sponsors in more than 30 states across a diverse geographic footprint.

“We are thrilled to have Christy, a homegrown success story, join us and bring her knowledge and years of experience in the finance, regulatory and lending space,” Chesters said. “Someone with her background had plenty of interested suitors as she looked for a new place to land. We’re fortunate she chose Republic.”

Prior to joining Republic, Christy worked for nearly 30 years in due diligence, legal documentation, negotiation and closing support in the commercial finance industry, including asset-based lending, lines of credit and factoring. She spent most of her career at Crestmark, a division of MetaBank, formerly Commercial Capital Lending.

Her experience includes due diligence research on prospective and existing clients, expertise in entity structure, secured transactions, uniform commercial code and notary law. She holds a CA lender’s license, LA Office of Financial Institutions.