Sales Team

Sales team

Our Sales Team

The Bay View Funding Sales and Management Teams work closely together to ensure we meet our client's financing needs.

Bio & Contact Info

Seth Herman, Senior Vice President, National Sales Manager

Seth Herman Bay View Funding
20154 Allentown Drive
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Tel: 818-346-4102
Cell: 818-681-5101
Fax : 818-301-0444

Seth Herman rejoined the Bay View Funding team during October 2004 and is currently Senior Vice President of Sales, National Sales Manager, marketing and sourcing new business for the Los Angeles, California office and managing the Bay View Funding sales team. He brings almost 30 years of factoring experience including but not limited to credit analysis, portfolio management, underwriting and business development. Prior to joining the company he served with another factor for over five years, most recently as Senior Vice President and Western Regional Sales Manager. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Sales for Bay View Funding, Vice President for NationsBanc Commercial Corp. (merged with Bank of America) and an Assistant Vice President with Heller Financial, Inc. Mr. Herman graduated with an M.B.A. from The Pepperdine University and received his B.S. in Finance from The Ohio State University. Mr. Herman is an active member of The Commercial Finance Association, The Textile Professional Club, as well as attending other industry groups.

Steve Barthol, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager

Steve BartholBay View Funding
5418 West 141 Street Terrace
Leawood, Kansas 66224
Tel: 913-681-1400 or toll free 877-266-5346
Cell: 913-706-0031
Fax: 913-681-7675

Steve Barthol heads up Bay View Funding's sales in the territory including and surrounding the Central States in the Heartland. Steve has been employed in the commercial finance business for over 25 years, working in factoring as well as other specialties. He graduated in 1973 from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Prior to that Steve served six years with the United States Marine Corps.

Bob Hinson, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager

Bob HinsonBay View Funding
1955 N. Charter Drive
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Tel: 847-398-6874
Cell: 847-909-2213
Fax: 650-294-3493

Bob joins Bay View Funding with over 30 years of financial sales, marketing and credit experience. Most recently, Bob was Regional Vice President of Sales for a commercial finance company. Prior to that, Bob was Senior Account Representative for another factor. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL.


Joe Barthol, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager

Joe Barthol
Bay View Funding
10129 Canoe Brook Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33498
Cell: 561-909-5163
Fax: 650-294-3493

Joe Barthol rejoins Bay View Funding with over 15 years of financial sales, marketing and credit experience. He will represent Bay View Funding in the Boca Raton area and surrounding markets. Most recently, Joe was Regional Vice President of Sales for another receivable finance company serving the East Coast. Prior to that, Joe was a Vice President and Business Development Officer for Bay View Funding. Joe attended Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.


Lee Ahumada, Business Development Manager

Lee AhumadaBay View Funding
2382 Brookhaven Pass
Vista, CA 92081
Tel: 760-407-3045
Cell: 760-217-8629
Fax: 650-294-3496

Lee joins Bay View Funding with over 25 years of financial sales and marketing experience. For that past six years, Lee was a Senior Business Development Officer at a Southern California factoring company. Prior to that, Lee was a mortgage broker. He earned his Associate of Science Degree in Business from El Camino College.


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