Mercantile Capital Corporation Hires Four New Associates

Altamonte Springs, FL, September 22, 2011 --( Mercantile Capital Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Old Florida National Bank, that ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans for small business owners who want to acquire or develop their own facilities, recently hired four new associates -- two sales associates, one marketing associate and a credit analyst.

Christopher Hurn, chief executive officer at Mercantile Capital Corporation, said Kristina Clements and Ray Drew were appointed sales associates.

Clements is a graduate of the University of Central Florida and has more than four years of business experience with the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Orlando Business Journal.

Drew is a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in Marketing and previously served as an intern with Mercantile Capital Corporation.

Hurn said Mandy Drinkard was appointed marketing associate with the firm. Drinkard holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Furman University and has more than two years experience in marketing.

At the same time, Hurn said Cristina Sanchez was named a credit analyst. Sanchez is a graduate of Florida State University and has an MBA from the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business. Sanchez has three years of experience and previously was an investment associate with the Bank of New York Mellon.

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