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Asset-Based Lending Solutions for Healthcare Companies

Siena Healthcare Finance serves small to mid-sized healthcare companies and other service providers.

Siena Healthcare Finance offers asset-based loans from $1-$30 million, consistently finding creative ways to provide borrowers with maximum flexibility and liquidity. With deep lending experience and expertise in complex situations, clients can feel confident knowing Siena Healthcare Finance brings the transparency and perspective to help them work through challenges and achieve their long-term visions.

Siena Healthcare Finance is a division of Siena Lending Group, which is a portfolio company of Business Development Corporation of America, an affiliate of Benefit Street Partners LLC.

Meet Our Team

The Siena Healthcare Finance team has a long and successful track record of working together to deliver financing solutions for healthcare companies and other service providers.

jennifer sheasgreen
Jennifer Sheasgreen
President Healthcare Finance
Jennifer Sheasgreen
President Healthcare Finance

Jennifer has over 20 years experience in executive leadership in the healthcare finance industry spanning all areas, including de novo start-up, P&L responsibility, business development, operations, and audit and underwriting. Prior to co-founding Siena Healthcare Finance, Jennifer held leadership roles at several healthcare finance companies including CNH Finance, Triumph Healthcare Finance, Doral Bank, Marquette and GMAC. Jennifer is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association with a concentration in accounting and finance.

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Edward Kauffman
Managing Director Healthcare Finance
Edward Kauffman
Managing Director Healthcare Finance

Ed has over 20 years experience in healthcare finance, providing working capital for providers across the country. Prior to co-founding Siena Healthcare Finance, Ed was a top new business producer at various institutions including GE Finance, Marquette, CIT Group, Heller Financial Services, Triumph Healthcare Finance and CNH Finance. Ed attended SUNY Brockport and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Secured Finance Network, Association for Corporate Growth and Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Jennifer Sheasgreen
President Healthcare Finance

Jennifer has over 20 years experience in executive leadership in the healthcare finance industry spanning all areas, including de novo start-up, P&L responsibility, business development, operations, and audit and underwriting. Prior to co-founding Siena Healthcare Finance, Jennifer held leadership roles at several healthcare finance companies including CNH Finance, Triumph Healthcare Finance, Doral Bank, Marquette and GMAC. Jennifer is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association with a concentration in accounting and finance.

Edward Kauffman
Managing Director Healthcare Finance

Ed has over 20 years experience in healthcare finance, providing working capital for providers across the country. Prior to co-founding Siena Healthcare Finance, Ed was a top new business producer at various institutions including GE Finance, Marquette, CIT Group, Heller Financial Services, Triumph Healthcare Finance and CNH Finance. Ed attended SUNY Brockport and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Secured Finance Network, Association for Corporate Growth and Healthcare Financial Management Association.

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Daniel Carroll
VP Portfolio Management
Daniel Carroll
VP Portfolio Management

Daniel has 28 years of accounting, operations, and consumer and ABL finance experience. Prior to joining the Siena Healthcare Finance team, Daniel was the VP of Portfolio Management at CNH Finance and Triumph Healthcare Finance. Previously, he was the Controller for First Consumers National Bank, which offered private-label Visa and Mastercard credit card products before becoming one of the founders of CarePayment, a self-pay patient financing solution. Daniel passed the CPA exam in the state of Oregon.

stephen gaut
Stephen Gaut
VP Underwriting
Stephen Gaut
VP Underwriting

Stephen has over 18 years of experience in healthcare finance, in both underwriting and audit capacities. Prior to joining the Siena Healthcare Finance team, Stephen was the VP of Underwriting for CNH Finance and Triumph Healthcare Finance. He has also held various roles at other finance institutions, and served as an audit manager at KPMG. Stephen is a CPA licensed in the state of Texas, and holds bachelor's and master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.

Daniel Carroll
VP Portfolio Management

Daniel has 28 years of accounting, operations, and consumer and ABL finance experience. Prior to joining the Siena Healthcare Finance team, Daniel was the VP of Portfolio Management at CNH Finance and Triumph Healthcare Finance. Previously, he was the Controller for First Consumers National Bank, which offered private-label Visa and Mastercard credit card products before becoming one of the founders of CarePayment, a self-pay patient financing solution. Daniel passed the CPA exam in the state of Oregon.

Stephen Gaut
VP Underwriting

Stephen has over 18 years of experience in healthcare finance, in both underwriting and audit capacities. Prior to joining the Siena Healthcare Finance team, Stephen was the VP of Underwriting for CNH Finance and Triumph Healthcare Finance. He has also held various roles at other finance institutions, and served as an audit manager at KPMG. Stephen is a CPA licensed in the state of Texas, and holds bachelor's and master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.

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