GLOBAL MERCHANT EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
STEVE MCDONALDPresidentGlobal Merchant Fund, Corp
Steve joined Trade Finance Solutions (a Global Merchant Fund company) in its infancy in 2006, bringing with him 30 years of executive management experience. Prior to TFS served as a senior executive for one of the largest telecom and broadcast infrastructure providers in North America.
Since joining TFS Steve has been very instrumental in both its growth and expansion and in the growth and expansion of Global Merchant Fund. He has facilitated thousands of financial transactions involving businesses on five different continents and had direct involvement in the firm’s most recent acquisitions, Gerber Finance and Paragon Financial Group. He has been active in the asset-based lending market at an executive level for the last 12 years and has experience in asset allocation, global management, cross border financing and international trade.
BRUCE SIMHead – AcquisitionsGlobal Merchant Fund, Corp
Bruce Sim has more than three decades of experience in commercial finance, banking, and capital markets.
Prior to joining Global Merchant Fund, Bruce served as Senior Director of Business Development at ExWorks Capital; Global Head of Originations at Trade Finance Solutions, Inc.; and Senior Managing Director for GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group. His banking experience includes executive roles as Head of Capital Markets and Wealth Management at RBC (Caribbean) Ltd, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada; Head of Wells Fargo Global Banking in Miami; and Southeast Region Manager for asset-based lending at Wells Fargo.
Global Merchant is a member of the Commercial Finance Association, an international trade association dedicated to the secured finance industry focusing on asset-based lending, factoring and supply-chain finance industries; and the International Factoring Association, which provides information, training, purchasing power, and other resources to the factoring community.