Brian Pender, CVA
Founder & President
Brian is the Founder & President of Fairway Healthcare Partners. Previously, Brian worked in commercial banking with the last 6-years focused exclusively on healthcare businesses. He has personally underwritten and managed transactions with more than $500 million in committed financing to healthcare businesses, with billions of successful loan syndications. His background includes extensive experience helping businesses access growth capital, manage liquidity and working capital, private equity buy-outs, and acquisition financing.
As part of the team at GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services (acquired by Capital One Healthcare in 2015), Brian made significant contributions to the firm which was ranked as the #1 lead arranger of healthcare-leveraged loans for credit facilities up to $1 billion for each of the last 5-years. Prior to focusing on healthcare, Brian was an Investment Analyst with GE Capital and traveled to customers across the country assessing loan performance and auditing customer financial reports, earning the designation of a Certified Fraud Examiner (non-active member). Brian graduated from John Carroll University with a degree in finance and is an accredited Certified Valuation Analyst. He lives in Chagrin Falls, OH.