Bill StewartBill believes in balance in all things. His philosophy fuels his management style at Steelhead Factoring. He’s structured the organization to balance staff work assignments to ensure clients always have attentive and available support. He’s keenly aware that if some department is overwhelmed, the entire business can suffer, so Bill is constantly monitoring the performance in the organization and making improvements.
Bill has been at Steelhead Factoring since 1992. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer programming and systems analysis from the Oregon Institute of Technology. Then, just out of college, Bill worked in the transportation industry, learning the industry inside and out.
He’s an exceptional and well-respected business and community leader. Bill is a board member of the Central Point Rotary Club and an active leader in his church.
Executive Vice President
Dana SnowdenDana attended Southern Oregon University and has been at Steelhead Factoring since 1996. She’s in charge of company-wide risk management, implementation of new programs, underwriting, and training throughout the business.
Dana is a respected professional in the finance industry. She regularly attends theRisk Management Association, International Factoring Association and Oregon Bankers Association conferences and trainings. She is a past board member of the Southern Oregon Risk Management Association. In 2011 Dana was a panel speaker at theTransportation Intermediaries Association conference in Florida.
VP of Operations
Laura HarperLaura has been at Steelhead Factoring since 2003. She oversees the underwriting department and manages the daily client services operations. She has a bachelor degree in communication from Southern Oregon University.
Laura oversees the operations of the Client Relationship Management Teams.
VP of Business Development
Rich TempletonRich is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. Before working at Steelhead Factoring, he was in broadcasting and ran his own business.
Since Rich was hired at Steelhead Factoring in 2009, the lending volume at the company has more than doubled. Rich’s enthusiastic leadership has resulted in a loyal and well-trained Business Development Team. They have shifted their approach from sales to helping clients find the services that will develop their business.
Senior Business Development Team
Ryan DeckerRyan has been at Steelhead Factoring since 2012. He specializes in (B2B) business to business finance and cash flow solutions including factoring. He works closely with his clients, helping them grow their companies by providing customized financial services and tools.
Ryan has an associate degree in business administration and management and more than a decade of experience in service and sales. He’s also combined his leadership and organizational skills with his love of baseball, creating, managing, and organizing a local amateur baseball team and league.