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Eric J. Barash

EVP/Chief Strategist

“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change.
The leader adjusts the sails” – John C. Maxwell

Mr. Barash has over thirty-five years of proven leadership experience in building and guiding businesses with powerful offerings, including advisory and transaction services for growth as well as for structure. His hands-on experience with thousands of businesses is a valuable and time-tested resource. As our Chief Strategist, he is responsible for assisting our management team with innovative and sustainable corporate design and initiatives. Previously, Eric was the founder and CEO of Performance Capital Corporation (“PCC”) and prior to that established General Interlease Corporation (“GIC”) where he was its President and CEO until the company was acquired by First Sierra Financial, Inc. (“First Sierra”) as its platform acquisition in a 23- company corporate roll-up, which went public and later was acquired by American Express; he left First Sierra as its Global Strategic Planner reporting to the CEO. Mr. Barash was also a partner and in Brewco Motorsports Inc., a NASCAR race team and was a founding partner of Brewco Marketing Group, an experiential marketing firm serving leading brands worldwide. Eric currently serves on the Board of Directors of, Face the Music Foundation, and the RossFund.

Eric has served on a number of boards and has been active in commercial finance industry associations over the span of his career. He earned a B.S. degree in Marketing and Economics from LIU Post and a J.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Law.