Valerie Ramsey

Director of Finance and Operations

Valerie Ramsey is a distinguished expert in Asset Based Lending with a robust background in Accounting, Finance, and Operations Management. With 27 years of professional experience, Valerie has honed her skills in both banking and private financial lending companies, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her current role at Sterling Commercial Credit.

Valerie leads strategic projects and crucial financial processes at Sterling Commercial Credit in her role as director of finance and operations, guaranteeing the company's steady expansion. She joined the team in September 2022 and has since played a key role in increasing the company's financial performance and operational efficiency from its Brighton, Michigan headquarters.

Valerie’s career is marked by significant leadership roles, including her tenure as an Accounting Manager at Bearing Service Inc., and her impactful service as Vice President of Asset Based Lending at TCF Bank, where she managed complex lending portfolios and fostered strong client relationships. Additionally, Valerie served as CFO at Great Lakes Business Credit, LLC, where she led financial strategies and operations for over a decade.

Valerie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Her academic background, combined with her extensive hands-on experience, makes her a highly respected professional in the asset-based lending industry.

Education & Experience

  • Director of Finance And Operations

    Sterling Commercial Credit
    Sep 2022 - Present · 1 yr 9 mos
    Brighton, Michigan

  • Accounting Manager

    Bearing Service Inc.
    Nov 2021 - Sep 2022 · 11 mos
    Livonia, Michigan

  • Vice President - Asset Based Lending

    TCF Bank
    Aug 2015 - Nov 2021 · 6 yrs 4 mos
    Troy, MI

  • CFO

    Great Lakes Business Credit, LLC
    Nov 2003 to May 2014 · 10 yrs 7 mos
    Troy, MI

  • Bachelors Degree

    Business Administration (BBA), Accounting
    University of Michigan - Dearborn

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Accounting
  • Due Diligence
  • Auditing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Planning
  • Loans