First Capital News

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Glen Stein
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mark D. Orlando Joins First Capital as Vice President in Western Region

Los Angeles, CA, June 17, 2011 - First Capital, a leading commercial finance company, announced the hiring of Mark D. Orlando as Vice President in its Western Region. Mr. Orlando will be based out of First Capital's Los Angeles office and will be responsible for marketing and business development activities to meet the financing needs of growing and middle market companies throughout the Western United States.

Mr. Orlando has over 20 years of financial and management experience, working with companies from start-up to middle market and Fortune 500 in a variety of industries. He brings an extensive background in commercial finance and banking, having completed over $1 billion in transactions during his career.

"I'm very excited to join the First Capital team," stated Mr. Orlando. "Our strong customer focus and streamlined delivery system to provide flexible financing solutions will be extremely advantageous in meeting the needs of prospective clients and their advisors."

First Capital provides financing ranging from $3 million to $30 million to middle market companies with annual sales from $10 million to $250 million. Credit facilities are focused on working capital solutions consisting primarily of asset-based loans to support growth, acquisitions, turnarounds and restructurings.

Prior to joining First Capital, Mr. Orlando most recently served as Vice President at Rabobank. Other previous positions include Managing Director at Arrowhead Capital, a firm he founded, as well as Senior Vice President at both U.S. Bank and LaSalle Business Credit, now part of Bank of America.

Mr. Orlando earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MBA from the University of Southern California. His professional affiliations include the Association for Corporate Growth, Commercial Finance Association, Risk Management Association and USC Marshall School of Business Alumni Association. Mr. Orlando is also a lifetime member of the Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society and volunteers with the Special Olympics.

To find out more about how First Capital can provide the proper financing solution for your situation, please contact Mark Orlando at (213) 412-1558 or via email at

About First Capital

First Capital is a specialized commercial finance company positioned to enable entrepreneurs to achieve their goals through working capital lines of credit typically ranging from $3-$15 million in the form of asset-based lending and factoring. A team of approximately 200 professionals is committed to understanding our clients’ business plans and providing timely and consistent funding decisions. Our size and scope make First Capital the preferred working capital partner - small enough to build deep personal relationships and big enough to deliver the ideal solutions. Our commitment is to build long-lasting, mutually-beneficial relationships with clients and their advisors. First Capital differentiates itself from competitors with a performance-based culture and values-driven focus that provides the foundation for our growth and will continue to guide our vision for the future. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, the firm has additional full-service offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Oklahoma City with sales offices located across the United States. For more information, please visit