LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services, LLC (“Great American Group Appraisal”), a leading provider of advisory and valuation services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY), today announced that Jennie Kim has been promoted to Managing Director of the firm’s appraisal business.
Ms. Kim most recently served as a Business Development Officer and Vice President responsible for assisting lenders, private equity firms, hedge funds and various corporate clients on appraisal engagements. In this expanded role, she will focus her efforts on continuing to grow the firm’s appraisal business and client base in the Western region of the United States, as well as seek to identify collaborative opportunities across B. Riley Financial. Ms. Kim joined Great American Group Appraisal in 2008.
“For the past decade, Jennie has been a key member of our team, strengthening our market reach in the Western region,” said Michael Marchlik, CEO of Great American Group Appraisal. “As we focus resources to leverage the unique access we have to the B. Riley Financial platform, Jennie’s expertise and strong relationships will better position us to accomplish this effort. I’m excited to see her step into this role and to further contribute to our success.”
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kim spent 11 years in business development at GE Commercial Equipment Finance and GE Corporate Lending. Throughout her career, she has specialized in developing and enhancing client relationships and has deep experience in underwriting and managing senior debt lending opportunities for middle market companies.
“I’ve valued my time at Great American Group thus far and am thrilled to continue on this journey with the firm in this expanded role,” said Jennie Kim. “Our firm offers a variety of services which enables us to assist companies at any stage in their growth cycle. I look forward to continue to strengthen this platform and see our company evolve.”
Ms. Kim earned her bachelor’s degree from California State University at Northridge and is based in the firm’s Woodland Hills, CA office.
To learn more about Great American Group Appraisal, visit www.greatamerican.com.
About Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services, LLC
Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services is a leading provider of advisory and valuation services which efficiently leverages its sector expertise to assist companies, lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional service firms in maximizing the value of their assets.
About B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY)
B. Riley Financial, through its subsidiaries, provides collaborative financial services and solutions tailored to fit the capital raising and financial advisory needs of public and private companies and high net worth individuals. The company operates through several wholly-owned subsidiaries, including B. Riley FBR, a full-service investment bank and institutional brokerage; Great American Group, a leading provider of asset disposition, appraisal, corporate advisory and valuation services; GlassRatner, a specialty financial advisory services and consulting firm; B. Riley Wealth Management, B. Riley Asset Management and B. Riley Alternatives, which offer investment management to institutional and high net worth investors; Great American Capital Partners, which originates and underwrites senior secured loans for asset-rich companies; and B. Riley Principal Investments, which invests in or acquires companies and assets with attractive return profiles.
Jo Anne McCusker
B. Riley Financial
Source: Great American Group