About the International Factoring Association (IFA) Southeast Chapter

Our Mission

The IFA Southeast Chapter was formed in 2020 with a vision of providing educational workshops, seminars, and events to our region which address and meet the current needs and future growth of factoring companies and trade finance companies in the Southeastern areas that are of the quality our business finance professionals have come to expect from the IFA.

In May 2020, International Factoring Association, the largest association of commercial finance companies in the world, launched their Southeast Chapter. This Chapter was formed to assist industry firms by providing additional training and networking opportunities at the local level. 

The Chapter serves factors, asset based lenders, other receivables finance companies, purchase order companies as well as service providers from Southern Virginia to South Florida. 

Meet the Board

Executive Director: Harvey Gross

HSG Services, Inc.


Chair: Denise Albanese

Cost Reduction Solutions


President: Gary Krasna
Gary M. Krasna, P.A. 

VP of Education: Harvey Friedman
Lenders Funding

VP Membership SC/NC/Southern VA:
Donald Serek

Simplicity Financial Solutions

Treasurer: Max Cohen


Secretary: Jessica Weitzman

JSW FinanceSolutions LLC 

Board Member: Chris Collins


Board Member: Michael Kodinsky

Serve Funding


Board Member: Leigh Lones

Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc.

Board Member: Andy McGhee

White Oak Commercial Finance