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GCBC’s John Whitaker Continues to Lead Oklahoma Based Office

GCBC’s John Whitaker Continues to Lead Oklahoma Based Office

Gulf Coast Business Credit (GCBC)’s John Whitaker recently funded a $1,000,000 working capital facility to an Illinois based manufacturing company. John was able to provide the company with the necessary capital they were seeking at a competitive rate with flexible terms.

Whitaker joined GCBC as a Vice President of Business Development in January 2015 to open a new office in Oklahoma. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting from Southern Nazarene University. Whitaker has over 23 years of experience in a variety of industries including insurance, financial services, product and brand marketing, and capital equipment sales in the healthcare and energy markets.

Whitaker is also a leader in his community. He founded the GoMitchGo Foundation in 2008 and has served as the President for the last 7 years helping raise over $1.4 million for blood and bone cancer research. Whitaker and his family actively assist the OKC and Austin area through the charitable work of GoMitchGo.

When asked what he enjoys most about GCBC, Whitaker replied, “GCBC gave me the opportunity to prove my sales skill set, create new relationships in Oklahoma, and most importantly help businesses through working capital solutions. I am now able to consistently help business owners achieve their goals.”

Get to know John Whitaker!

Outside of GCBC, Whitaker enjoys travelling with his wife of 24 years, Tracy, and their daughter, Meredith. He spends much of his free time devoted to fitness and the outdoors including  golf, CrossFit, running, obstacle racing, snowboarding, standup paddleboarding, and of course watching as much college baseball as possible. 

John also shared the below facts about himself!

Hometown: Choctaw, Oklahoma 

Favorite spot to travel: Breckenridge in the winter for snowboarding.  Maui any other time....simply the most beautiful place on Earth.

Hobbies: Crossfit, Golf, Snowboarding, Stand-up Paddleboarding, College Baseball, & Fantasy Football

Three words that describe him: Creative, passionate and intense.

Any favorite lines from a movie?  "You're gonna need a bigger boat." - Jaws and "You can't handle the truth! - A Few Good Men

John Whitaker is a Vice President, Business Development located in Oklahoma. You can contact John either by emailing johnwhitaker@gulfbank.com, or calling 405-546-5925.

Gulf Coast Business Credit is recognized as a leading provider of working capital finance throughout the United States, specializing in accounts receivable factoring. GCBC has production offices located in Colorado, Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. GCBC is a division of Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company, one of the largest community banks headquartered in Louisiana.

**Updated September 21, 2015**

Article Posted On: October 07, 2015

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