Mr. Gilker has been a senior manager of The Integrity Funding Companies, a family office-owned mid-sized specialty finance company focused on lending to consumer finance companies for 5 years. He is also a Senior Vice President at Dallas-based Revere Capital with responsibility for the origination and management of the specialty finance portfolio. He has worked exclusively in lender finance for the past 29 years. Primary responsibilities included building the investment portfolio, instituting the credit management processes, upgrading the compliance function and funding the portfolio. Previously, he served 10 years as an investment officer with Fortress Investment Group in their Credit Opportunity Funds investing in consumer and commercial finance companies. Prior to that, he worked for 15 years in the Asset Securitization group of JP Morgan Chase managing the esoteric assets practice.