Imperial Advance 's team has been serving the small business community throughout the US since 2006.
Our executive team remains at the forefront of the business loan industry. We are committed to continually grow & expand our financial product offerings as we strive to ensure each customer is presented a range of custom tailored financing options that will suit every businesses need
Oleg Rud - Owner, CEO
Mr. Rud received a Bachelors in Finance from Pace University and first familiarized himself with the MCA space while working at Washington Mutual as a top sales person and assistant manager. After working alongside the original Fast Capital and Merchant Funding Network partners, Mr. Rud founded Imperial Advance in 2010. Mr. Rud has successfully built Imperial into one of the leading ISO’s serving the MCA space and has led the robust growth of Imperial on a purely organic, self - funded basis.
Michael Pennartz - Co-Founder, Vice President
Mr. Pennartz has over 10 years of combined experience in the MCA space. He began his career managing a sales office for alternative small business loans in Philadelphia under the Resource America umbrella. After relocating to New York City Mr. Pennartz joined On Deck Capital as business development lead and was integral in building out direct sales, renewals, the partner channel, and sales force. As Vice President of Imperial Advance he has led the Sales, Marketing & Technology efforts to drive consistent growth and value to both the organization and it's clients alike. In his free time Michael enjoys gardening, physical fitness and philanthropy.
Imperial Leadership Team
Daniel Eaker - Director of Operations
Mr. Eaker has a background in merchant processing, sales and operations and over 4 years experience as head underwriter and head operations specialist at Imperial Advance. Mr. Eaker displays advanced sales abilities as well as operational and technical knowledge base. His primary areas of expertise include all aspects of sales, underwriting, and advanced API enabled technology platforms.
Nick Stampone - Director of Business Development
Nick, a Philadelphia area native, graduated from the University of Delaware with a BA in International Business and a minor in Italian. He was also a member of the Blue Hen's Division I Baseball team throughout his stay in Newark, DE. He began his professional career in the financial services industry at J.G. Wentworth in Radnor, PA. After the company had its' IPO in 2013 and after 3 years of service, Nick transitioned to NYC where he started with Imperial Advance LLC. Nick quickly climbed the ranks as a sales person from Account Rep, to Team Leader, to Funding Director. Nick has shown an innate ability to think outside the box when it comes to finding unique loan products for business owners. He excels in all aspects of lender relations and sales as shown by his company record, generating $90,000+ of revenue in one month.
Max Murray has over 8 years in finance and sales experience. 4 years of which were here at Imperial advance, where he excelled into management by bringing each of his merchants into the next level of their business development. He takes great pride, and strides towards helping the Imperial Advance team get to new heights of growth and success. He enjoys nature, new adventures, traveling, and lending a helping hand to anyone in need!