Mark Landes was founder and President of Landes Marketing Inc. (1980- 1991) an importer and distributor of Houseware, Tabletop and Giftware to retailers. He acted as an independent agent (1992-1993) for European and Asian factories selling goods to U.S retailers and distributors.
In 1994, he founded GateWay Trade Capital, Inc. to provide purchase order funding to importers. In 2000, Mark joined Production Finance International LLC (“PFI”) as a Principal and Senior Vice President where he was responsible for business development east of the Mississippi and served on the credit committee. In 2006, Gateway Trade Capital in partnership with a hedge fund, purchased a controlling interest in and Mark became President and CEO of Production Finance International (a Spokane WA purchase order finance company), which became Gateway Trade Finance LLC.
Mark has written articles for the ABL Journal and has been a panelist at trade and entrepreneurial conferences. He is a Director of the Commercial Finance Association and a member of TMA and IFA
Mark Landes has a Bachelor's Degree from Tufts University and a MBA from Columbia Graduate School of Business.
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