GRP Capital’s Board of Directors has named Rick Patel as its President. Mr. Patel is a founding partner of GRP Capital along with Greg Jeong. Jeong is now serving in a senior advisory capacity. Patel also served as the Chief Credit Officer for the GRP Capital Debt Fund.
Rick Patel is a leader in securing financing for entrepreneurs, both highly experienced ones and small business owners. As a result, he is poised to lead GRP Capital as it continues its healthy growth. Patel anticipates company growth in real estate capital markets, small business financing, construction lending, GRP Capital Debt Fund development and investment and consulting and advisory services. Patel has over two decades of extensive community work in the hospitality and finance industries.
Upon being named as President, Patel stated, “I am humbled and excited to be leading our company as President. My work is incredibly rewarding as I see the realization of the dreams of our clients. The essence of our work is partnering with entrepreneurs who are seeking financing and expert advice. I am particularly proud of the growth of our GRP Capital Debt fund. As a result, the Fund is able to make a difference in the lives of our clients.”
Rick Patel has already begun his new duties. He is focusing on expanding the clientele, increasing funding ability to even more business sectors and developing innovative solutions for all financing issues. Additionally, Patel has been particularly active in expanding the network of lender partners in order to provide a range of options for clients.