Houston Chapter

Based in Houston, Texas, the chapter is comprised of professionals based throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, who are employed by independent finance institutions, regional and national commercial banks, private equity firms, accounting and legal firms.

A regional chapter of the Secured Finance Network, the Houston Chapter holds regular educational and networking meetings for its members.


SFNet Houston Officers

William Kemp, Republic Business Credit- [email protected]

First Vice President
Cassandra Mott, Blank Rome, [email protected]

Vice President, Sponsor Committee Co-Chairs
Kerry Kilgore, Crowe LLP, [email protected]/Andrew Pendleton, Seaton Hall-[email protected]

Vice President, Program Committee Co-Chairs
John Baumgartner, Grant Thornton-[email protected]
Joe Anthony Leyva, Fifth Third Bank-[email protected]

Vice President, Membership/Marketing Committee Chair
Melissa Taylor, NOW CFO, [email protected]

Vice President, YoPro Committee Co-Chairs
Wade Concienne, Sunflower Bank-[email protected]
Jason Beaton, Community Bank of Texas-[email protected]
Vice President, Women In Secured Finance Committee Co-Chairs
Ashley Angelle, Origin Bank-[email protected]
Annie Rosenfeld, [email protected]

General Counsel
Jason Medley, Spencer Fane - [email protected]


SFNet Houston Board of Directors

Michael Monk, Amerisource Funding

Seth Block, Thermo Credit, LLC

Erik Konicki, Statesman Business Advisors

Adam Cox, Pendleton Capital Group

Jason Sharp, Crowe

 Chapter Administrator
Anna Chandler