BizCapital Promotes Team Members

NEW ORLEANS, March 30th, 2011 – BizCapital, the small business lending division of Advantage Capital Partners, is pleased to announce the internal promotion of several key staff members in New Orleans.

Sara Hess has been promoted to Loan Operations Manager. Ms. Hess joined BizCapital in 2007. Her team’s responsibilities include processing and closing small business loans. She received her B.A. in Business Marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University.

Tim Blanke was promoted to Special Assets Associate. Mr. Blanke joined BizCapital in 2008 and provides assistance with managing delinquent loan assets. Mr. Blanke graduated from University of New Orleans and earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

 Marissa Wisecarver was promoted to Loan Operations Associate. Mrs. Wisecarver is responsible for processing and closing small business loans. Mrs. Wisecarver earned a B.A. in English from the University of New Orleans.

Nicole Pilié has been promoted to Compliance Administrator. Mrs. Pilié joined BizCapital in 2008. She is responsible for New Markets Tax Credit compliance and assists with loan operations. Mrs. Pilié holds a B.A. in History from the University of New Orleans.

“We are pleased to recognize these talented employees for their ongoing efforts and leadership,” said firm president Steven Stull. “Each of them exhibits a commitment to BizCapital’s mission – to foster entrepreneurs in underserved communities, helping to stimulate jobs and economic activity.”

 About BizCapital and Advantage Capital Partners

BizCapital ( is Advantage Capital’s non-depository financial institution offering competitive loans to small and medium-sized companies. BizCapital is recognized as a leading government-guaranteed lender, helping small-to-mid-sized businesses grow and prosper, while fostering stronger economic growth in local communities. With offices in New Orleans, Jackson and St. Louis, BizCapital invests across many types of businesses and offers loans from $250,000 to $10 million in the form of SBA, USDA, mezzanine, and well-secured real estate loans.

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