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MARK J.

THESSEN
383 Cardinal Drive (630) 351-0183
Bloomingdale, Illinois 60108
(630) 351-0183
mtcdedfa@westpost.net
SUMMARY
A highly accomplished and driven SENIOR CREDIT PROFESSIONAL with extensive exper
tise in achieving strategic and tactical business objectives. A business partner
who offers sound advice and solutions to upper management to facilitate growth
and profitability. Leads projects and overcomes challenges by drawing upon an ex
pansive base of knowledge, experiences, and resources. A strong team leader who
streamlines processes, implements agreed strategies, and develops talent to lay
a solid foundation for the success of the business.
* Strategic Planning * Auditing * Writing and Speaking Skills
* Portfolio Evaluation * Due Diligence for Acquisition Targets * Six Sigma
* Restructuring of Debt * Start-up Experience * Teambuilder
* Policy Development and Implementation * Contract Administration * Work and Bus
iness Ethics
EXPERIENCE
MeriCap Credit Corporation, Lisle, Illinois
Senior Credit Analyst ..........................................................
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..........................................................2006-2010
Responsibility for the evaluation of Commercial Vehicle credit applications and
rendering decisions/structured approvals to meet company guidelines/mitigate pot
ential risks. Provide second review and signature on transactions evaluated by C
redit Analysts outside of their authority. Review and recommendation on larger t
ransactions to VP of Credit and Executive Committee. Performing due diligence au
dits and credit write-ups on potential portfolio/finance company purchases rangi
ng from $100MM to $300MM.
* Key contributor to growing this start-up finance company to $250MM portfolio i
n less than 2.5 years.
* Consistently the top performer in both the number of credit applications proce
ssed and decision turnaround time on a monthly basis.
* Primary point of reference on Repair Refinances and Transfers of Interest
* Provide leadership role in restructuring of accounts in an effort to match mon
thly payment obligations with reduced cash flow due to economic downturn/recessi
on and lower freight levels in the transportation industry.
Stock Trader, Bloomingdale, Illinois
Self-employed ..................................................................
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..................................................................2004-2006
Researched, evaluated and traded NYSE and NASDAQ stocks. Created investment stra
tegy and established supporting criteria/ parameters for disciplined implementat
ion of investments.
* Realized 30% return on investment
* Positive ratio of 3:1 on winners versus losers on over 100 trades
PACCAR Financial Corp., Schaumburg, Illinois ...................................
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.............................1992-2004
Area Administration Manager 2000-2004
Led Administration Staff of nine (9) employees. Processed contracts and managed
entire funding process to dealer and customer networks. Audited dealers and othe
r company offices to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Coordinated
and supervised more than a dozen Six Sigma projects, resulting in increased pro
ductivity, efficiency and profit. Managed Title and Insurance follow up. Provide
d LAN administration for the office.
* Recovered $1.2MM in write-offs due to dealer fraud during one specific audit.
* Reduced title deficiencies from 2.75% to 0.05%.
* Recued insurance deficiencies from 9.25% to 0.80%.
* Provided in-depth training and development on contract administration policies
and procedures for nine (9) direct reports.
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PACCAR Financial Corp. (continued)
Acting Area Credit Manager 1999-2000
With $2MM approval authority, managed staff of six (6) Credit employees. Respons
ible for Dealer Flooring Line approvals and renewals, as well as Major Customer
Synopses for senior management.
* Assisted in maintaining overall Area delinquency below 2%.
Assistant Area Credit Manager 1998-2000
With $1MM approval authority, managed staff of four (4) Credit employees. Primar
y liaison between company marketing personnel and dealers/customers. Prepared an
d delivered quarterly Dealer Reviews to senior management. Conducted credit revi
ew and made decisions for major customers.
* Personal delinquency accomplishment was less than 1% on a portfolio exceeding
$60MM
Senior Credit Analyst 1997-1998
Credit Analyst 1994-1997
Collections Representative 1992-1994
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
GE Capital Corp/Vendor Equipment Finance Division, Barrington, Illinois
Region Sales Manager 1990-1992
Program Coordinator 1988-1990
Citicorp North America/Vendor Finance Division, Schaumburg, Illinois
Marketing Officer 1986-1988
Collections Representative 1984-1986
EDUCATION
VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY, Valparaiso, Indiana
B.S., Business Administration
Concentrations in Finance and Marketing
RECOGNITION
Staff Excellence Award, Citicorp North America
Selected as one of 5 recipients nationwide for this outstanding employee award
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PACCAR Financial Corp Development for High Potential Employees:
Executive Training Seminar (2001)
Supervisory Training Seminar (1999)
Leadership Development Seminar (1997