Avi Levine | President
Avi is a Vice President at STAR Funding. With a focus on Purchase Order Funding, Factoring and International Trade Finance, Avi draws from past experience in apparel, import/export and distribution to structure creative financing solutions for his clients. Avi lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with his wife and two daughters. Avi's favorite food is pastrami sandwiches.
Jennifer Smith | Vice President
Jennifer joined Marino as an assistant controller in April 2017. Marino is a full-service strategic comminations firm. Jennifer previously worked at Friedman LLP for over 11 years, most recently as a Senior Manager. Jennifer received a combined B.S./M.S. in Accounting from Pace University. Jennifer's favorite snack is cheese and olives.
Katia (Ekaterina) Evenko | Treasurer
Katia joined Israel Discount Bank of New York in April 2013. As a Vice President and Relationship Manager at the C&I Middle Market Group, Katia's responsibilities include portfolio and client relationship management, business development, and credit quality assessment. Her portfolio encompasses a variety of industries ranging from manufacturers, importers, and jewelry manufacturers and wholesalers. Katia earned her B.S. / M.S. in Economic from Pacific State University of Economics in Russia.
Heather Fidura | Secretary
Heather joined Rosenthal in December 2011. Heather is responsible for Marketing and Business Development of Asset Based Lending, Factoring, and Purchase Order Financing. Heather graduated with her Bachelor's Degree from Ramapo College of new Jersey and currently lives in Long Island City, NY. Heather's favorite food is pizza and she also really enjoys cooking!
Morgan Grossman | Membership Chair
Morgan is an Associate at Platzer, Swergold, Levine, Goldberg, Katz & Jaslow LLP. Morgan represents clients in various commercial matters, including Commercial Debt Collection, Litigation, Injunction and Attachment proceedings, Commercial Collections of Complex Delinquent Financial Obligations and Disputes, Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights, and Secured Transactions. Morgan also represents lenders and borrowers in commercial financing and refinancing transactions. Morgan graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the State University of New York at Stony brook, and received her Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law. Morgan is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Morgan's favorite food is pizza.