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Christopher Saldana

Vice President - Asset-Based Lending

  • First Business Specialty Finance, LLC
  • subsidiary of First Business Bank
Christopher Saldana

About Christopher

Christopher Saldana joins First Business Bank's Asset-Based Lending team as Vice President spearheading client acquisition efforts across the Southwestern United States. He has 20 years of experience underwriting Asset-Based Lending facilities for companies across the country, with expertise in private equity businesses, multi-generational family owned businesses, and turnaround situations for companies experiencing challenges. Previously, his roles include West Coast Director of Business Development as well as relationship management roles in commercial banking and asset-based lending at several strong regional banks.

Christopher earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Marquette University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. He also is a Commercial Credit Training graduate and Business of Banking graduate. As a volunteer and proponent of United Way since 2009, Christopher enjoys giving back to the community. In his free time, he enjoys body surfing, coaching his son's baseball team, going to the beach, rowing crew, and traveling to Hawaii as much as possible.



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