Mark A. Hafner - President and CEO, Celtic Capital

Mark A. Hafner

President and CEO

Joined Celtic Capital in 1985 serving as Office Manager and CFO prior to taking his current position in 1995. With a BA in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Hafner began his career as an Auditor with Security Pacific Business Credit.

Mr. Hafner is an active member of the Commercial Finance Association (National) and has served as Chairperson of the Convention Program Committee (2001), Chairperson of the Membership Committee (2002), Chairperson of the Entrepreneurial Finance and Factoring Committee (2003-2004), a member of the Nominating Committee (2002 and 2004) as well as being a Director (since 2000) and a member of the Executive Committee from 2002 – 2004. Mr. Hafner was on the Management Committee from 2005 through 2010 and served as President in 2009 and Chairman in 2010.

He is also an active member of the Commercial Finance Conference of California, Inc. (the Southern California chapter of the CFA) and served as Secretary/Treasurer (1997-2000), President (2001-2002) and Chairman (2002-2003).

Alexander P. Falo - Executive Vice President - Chief Credit Officer, Celtic Capital

Alexander P. Falo

Executive Vice President - Chief Credit Officer

Joined Celtic Capital in 1995 as an Account Executive. He served as Portfolio Manager beginning in 1997 until taking his current position in 2001.

Mr.Falo began his career in asset based lending in 1982 as a Credit and Collections Specialist for West Coast Business Credit, an affiliate of West Coast Bank. Over the ensuing 13 years, Mr. Falo served as a Loan Administrator and Operations Supervisor for the West Coast Business Credit operations department. After the firm was sold to West Valley Bank, Mr. Falo served as Operations Manager of the asset based lending division of the bank until its closure. Subsequently, he served in a similar capacity with West Valley Business Credit.

He is an active member of the Commercial Finance Conference of California, Inc. (the Southern California chapter of the CFA) and is currently serving as President for a two-year term (2014-2015). He served as Treasurer (2010-2011) and Vice President and Budget Chair (2012-2013).