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Covington, Georgia, United States
February 25, 2018

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Jacob Farino


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Covington, Georgia 30016


Regardless of talent, education, or experience unhappy people underperform. Period. I bring a positive attitude and unabashed drive for excellence to lead by example, creating a competitive, organized, and happy environment.


Call Center / Telemarketing Management (5-yrs); Life Insurance / Annuity Sales (2-yrs); Non-profit Management

(4-yrs) Proficient or better with: Microsoft Suite / Office; Quicken / Quickbooks / Sage / AccountEdge / NetSuite



Global Business Funding, LLC

September 2008 – February 2017 (8 years 5 months) • Atlanta, GA I founded Global Business Funding, along with a business partner, in 2008. We had two streams of revenue: Merchant Processing and Business Lending. As CFO, I developed the growth and organization principles. Projected short and long-term budgets and secured start-up capital as needed. I was responsible for payroll, accounting, and acquisition. At various intervals I provided support in other areas such as vendor relations, staff training, hiring, compliance, and human resources. We sold our portfolio and dissolved the company in 2016/17 in an amicable ownership split. We had employed 24 full-time staff members and 100+ inside/outside sales support. Branch Manager

Novastar Mortgage

January 2005 - August 2008 (2 years 7 months) • Atlanta, GA I maintained a branch of 24 loan officers and averaged 3.5+ PPP. In 2007, during the mortgage industry downturn, Novastar eventually closed all production-based activities and branches. I remained as a non-prime consultant and analyst, part-time, for an additional sixteen months. (I was hired from Amerisave Mortgage, where I was an underwriter for Fannie, Freddie, and HUD loans.)


Bachelor's Degree, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 2001 – 2002 Bachelor's degree in Business Finance and Administration. I completed my degree a year early; 3.8 GPA Associate Degree, Georgia Perimeter College, Conyers, GA, 2000 – 2001 Associate degree in Psychology; Switched majors to BFA in 2001; 3.91 GPA

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