Eric Dorner and William Kemp recognized by Turnaround Management Association for their contributions to the industry in 2017

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) DECEMBER 11, 2017 – Republic Business Credit is proud to announce that two of its Business Development Officers were recognized for their significant contributions to the Turnaround Management Association’s “TMA” Midwest/Chicago Chapter. The awards were handed out at 9th Annual Executive Speaker Forum featuring the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron.

Eric Dorner, VP of Business Development, was awarded the inaugural “Rainmaker of the Year” for his introductions, referrals and successful relationship focused approach. Eric is based out of the Chicago office for Republic Business Credit and was the Co-Chair of its Breakfast Committee.

William Kemp, VP of Business Development, was awarded the “Emerging Leader” award for his contributions to the Midwest Chapter. William Kemp was recognized for his contributions as Co-Chair of the Communication committee that led significant improvements to its social media strategy. William Kemp recently relocated to Houston for Republic Business Credit after many years in Chicago.

“It was an exciting event for business leaders in Chicago with over 550 attendees that featured two of our rising stars at Republic,” said Robert Meyers, President of Republic. “To have two key members of our team recognized for their industry contributions was a proud moment for our whole business. We have an empowered culture at Republic and that encourages strong connections with the local business community. We focus on being solutions led business and pleased it was recognized by our peers in the TMA.”

Republic Business Credit partners with intermediaries and lower middle market focused professionals to collaboratively support entrepreneurs across the United States. Republic focuses on creating value and sustainability by enabling them to focus on growing successful businesses.


About the Turnaround Management Association
TMA members are a professional community that seeks to strengthen the global economy by working to save distressed businesses, assist management to navigate off-plan events, and help healthy companies avoid similar pitfalls.

About Republic Business Credit
Republic Business Credit provides flexible working capital solutions to help rapidly growing businesses, start-ups, and companies in turnaround or recoverable distressed situations that need facilities of up to $10,000,000. Winner of the 2015 Emerging Growth Company of the Year award from the Louisiana Chapter of the Association of Corporate Growth, the Republic Business Credit team has the expertise necessary to meet the nuanced financial needs of companies across a wide variety of industries. It provides factoring and asset-based facilities, including ABL, receivables purchase lines of credit, inventory, equipment, and purchase order lines. Since its founding in 2011, Republic Business Credit has provided over $3 billion in fast, flexible working capital.

The company is led by Stewart Chesters, a British transplant to New Orleans who has managed commercial finance companies on both sides of the Atlantic and Robert Meyers, a national sales and marketing leader, and recipient of the Commercial Finance Association’s ‘40 under 40’ award.

Interested parties may contact Joanne Chesters at 504.262.8624 or email