Lunelle Siegel, EDFP
Lunelle Siegel is Lending Manger at Corporate Funding (www.corporatefunding.us), which was established in 2008 to address the needs of business during the credit freeze. Corporate Funding assists companies seeking capital obtain it through its extensive database of sources. Sources include debt and off balance sheet financing including: lines of credit secured by receivables, inventory, purchase order, real estate, and equipment. Corporate Funding also assists banks assess payoff options for problem loans, including facilitating note sales. For over 25 years Lunelle has assisted small and medium sized companies obtain capital, not only at major regional commercial banks including First Union and Barnett but also at national finance companies including GE Capital and Textron Financial. She has worked in the areas of conventional lending, SBA lending, import/export finance, factoring, asset based lending, and real estate construction lending on commercial, investment and residential projects. Lunelle is accredited as an Economic Development Finance Professional through the National Development Council. She earned her B.S. in Finance from Florida State University. Lunelle is a tenacious advocate for America’s small businesses and is a frequent speaker, panelist and moderator at business assistance events, professional development meetings and conferences. Recent appearances include the 2009 and 2011 FICPA FAB Expo, and “loan sale update’ at the Turnaround Management Association Florida Chapter. Lunelle has served in numerous capacities on the International and Chapter level of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), including past President of the Florida Chapter. She is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth. Lunelle currently serves on the Loan Committee of Gulf Coast Business Finance, the St. Petersburg based SBA 504 Certified Development Company. “Save Our Economy Save Jobs” is her community project, which was created as part of her participation in the Self Expression and Leadership Program of Landmark Education.