Eclipse Adds Jim Gurgone as New Chief Risk Officer

Eclipse Business Capital (“EBC”) is pleased to announce that Jim Gurgone has joined the organization as Chief Risk Officer.  In this role, Gurgone will oversee EBC’s credit processes for its existing portfolio management verticals in addition to providing input into new opportunities and strategies.

 Gurgone has over 28 years of lending experience including senior and credit management roles. 

“Having worked with Jim in the past, I believe his approach and philosophy are a clear fit for EBC and will help us execute our growth objectives.”, said EBC Chief Executive Officer, Marty Battaglia.’ He brings a wealth of asset-based lending experience to this important role, and we look forward to his contributions and expertise.”

“I am eager to become a part of the Eclipse team and look forward to participating in the next phase of the company’s growth as well my own professional career.  I am fortunate to join an established team of professionals with a like mindset and desire to grow the business”, said Gurgone. 

Gurgone holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from DePaul University in Chicago.  Jim was born and raised in Chicago and lived in California from 2011 to 2019.  Jim is married with 3 children and enjoys spending time with family and friends.  EBC is a leading non-regulated asset-based lending platform that targets both privately owned and public companies across a wide range of industries.  Since EBC was founded in March 2016, it has underwritten more than 70 transactions and provided aggregated loans totaling more than $1.7 billion.  EBC has an experienced team of 47 professionals, located in Chicago, Boston, New York, Connecticut, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Charlotte, and Fort Lauderdale.