NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FGI Worldwide LLC (www.FGIWW.com) has announced the hiring of Ronnie Bloom as the newest Managing Director. Based in Toronto, Mr. Bloom will be responsible for growing and nurturing FGI’s strategic partnerships within numerus Canadian markets by embracing a committed, boots to the ground approach.
“We feel so lucky that Ronnie has chosen to join FGI,” says David DiPiero, Chief Executive Officer of FGI. “Everyone on our team is aware of his impressive career and are inspired to work alongside him. We are eager to see how Ronnie can take the foundation we built in Canada to the next level as Managing Director, especially given his skillful presence and national advantage.”
Mr. Bloom brings two decades of experience in the financial sector, offering intelligent and strategic expertise in Asset-Based Lending and credit experience. In his role, he will oversee the development of Canadian business in all respects, with a focus on efficient client acquisition and the exploration of untapped territories across his home country. This includes originating transactions and conducting closing procedures for various financing options for companies.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to work for such a focused, defined organization,” says Bloom. “FGI has a well-grounded existence in Canada and I’m looking forward to leveraging my experience to further expand what the team has already done here in the last 15 years. My goal is to make FGI a household name in the lending community, and have it be the first call for deals that come to market.”
Prior to joining FGI, Mr. Bloom was Managing Director of Originations at Great Rock Capital Partners where he was tasked with sourcing new investment opportunities and developing essential relationships within Canada. In his two decades of work, he has held various senior-level positions at Stun Creative, Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets, and Wells Fargo Capital Finance, the latter of which he spent nearly 9 years as an SVP.
Bloom holds an MBA in Finance from McGill University and a bachelor’s degree from University of Western Ontario.
FGI (www.FGIWW.com) is a global leader in the commercial finance and services industry, equipping small and medium enterprises with the tools they need to safely grow their business. FGI’s two key business units, FGI Finance and FGI Risk, cover the full spectrum of financial services – providing customized business solutions tailored to meet all client needs. Headquartered in New York City, FGI maintains a presence on 6 continents with clients in over 60 countries around the world.