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The Technology Finance group at PNC Business Credit offers creative capital solutions tailored around the intrinsic value of recurring revenue streams of SaaS, On-Premise Delivery and other technology firms.
The Technology Finance group at PNC Business Credit has developed capital solutions that can help meet the growth and financial objectives of companies with recurring revenue. If your firm backs an enterprise software or technology-enabled company, we may be able to offer senior debt based on the intrinsic value of established recurring revenue streams. We deliver solutions consistently throughout the economic cycle with a relationship-based model that takes intangibles into consideration.
Thomas Burkes is Managing Director, Eastern U.S. Originations for PNC Business Credit’s Technology Finance group. He is responsible for sourcing, structuring and executing on recurring revenue credit facilities used for buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations and refinancings by enterprise software companies.
Burkes joined PNC Business Credit in 2006, providing senior debt financing for companies in traditional industries in Atlanta and Toronto. Prior to PNC, Burkes was a management consultant for BearingPoint Consulting in their World Class Finance Group, and a senior lender for SouthTrust Bank, NA (now part of Wells Fargo).
Burkes received his B.S. from Louisiana State University and his M.B.A. from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
J.P. Seminario is Senior Managing Director, National Originations Manager for PNC Business Credit’s Technology Finance group. He is responsible for oversight of Technology Finance group originations nationwide.
Seminario is an original member of the Technology Finance group and has worked in various roles, including underwriting and originations. Previously, he worked for Wells Fargo Capital Finance’s Technology Group and Ernst & Young, LLP. Seminario’s experience includes over $2.0 billion in financing LBO, M&A, recapitalization and restructuring transactions in the technology space.
He received his B.S. from California State University Northridge and his master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.
David Mengel is EVP & Group Head for PNC Business Credit's Technology and Finance group. He is responsible for oversight of all new business development and portfolio management for the Technology Finance group nationwide.
Mengel joined PNC in 1998 as Segment Executive for the Energy, Metals & Mining group. He subsequently held a series of leadership positions across PNC, including portfolio management, and was National Head of Originations for Steel City Capital Funding. Prior to joining PNC, Mengel held positions of increasing responsibility for U.S. Steel, Chase Manhattan Bank and Armco, Inc.
Mengel received his B.S. from Lehigh University and his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Christopher P. Duranto is Director, Western U.S. Originations for PNC Business Credit’s Technology Finance group. He is responsible for assisting in covering originations across the western region.
Duranto previously served as portfolio team leader, responsible for over $800 million in Technology Finance commitments, and supported the build out of the dedicated PNC Business Credit Technology Finance portfolio team. Prior to PNC, Duranto worked at Comerica Bank and Western Alliance Bank, where he focused on the execution and origination of both asset-based and leveraged cash flow structures to middle market borrowers in the western United States.
Duranto received his B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University.
Scott Denniston is Senior Vice President and National Portfolio Manager for PNC Business Credit’s Technology Finance group. Based in San Francisco, he is responsible for managing the group’s portfolio of sponsor-backed software-based companies.
Denniston joined PNC Business Credit in 2001 as a senior field examiner, and has held roles in Business Credit in risk management and underwriting. He has also held various roles within PNC’s Corporate Bank. Denniston opened the Technology Finance group’s San Francisco portfolio office in 2016. He most recently served as Regional Underwriting Manager for PNC Business Credit’s Western region and the Technology Finance group.
A veteran of the US Army’s 10th Mountain Division, Denniston studied General Studies and Organizational Leadership & Development at College of DuPage and Penn State University.
Denniston serves on the board of directors of multiple youth sports nonprofits and the Family Sports Center in Butler, PA.
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*A portion of the funding provided by Steel City Capital Funding, a division of PNC Bank. Steel City Capital Funding provides Cash flow-based senior debt, junior secured, and second lien loans for sponsored and non-sponsored transactions.
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