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, Executive 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
Email: sherman@bayviewfunding.com

Seth Herman rejoined the Bay View Funding team during October 2004 and is currently Executive Vice President, National Sales Manager, marketing and sourcing new business for the Los Angeles, California office and managing the Bay View Funding sales team. He brings over 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.

Stephen M. Barthol, Senior Vice President, Regional Sales Manager


Steve BartholBay View Funding
637 Castle Garden Road
Sunrise Beach, Missouri 65079
Tel: 573-372-8700
Cell: 913-706-0031
Fax: 650-294-7257
Email: sbarthol@bayviewfunding.com

Stephen M. 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.


Joe Barthol, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager


Joe BartholBay View Funding
10129 Canoe Brook Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33498
Cell: 561-909-5163
Fax: 650-294-3493
Email: jbarthol@bayviewfunding.com   


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.

Bob Seidenberger, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager


Bob SeidenbergerBay View Funding
11 West 2nd Street #106
Bethlehem, PA. 18015
Tel: 610-625-4209
Cell: 714-357-1775
Fax: 650-294-3493
Email: bseidenberger@bayviewfunding.com

Bob joins Bay View Funding with over 30 years of middle market financial sales and marketing experience. Most recently, Bob was Vice President of a cash flow/residual based lending finance company and prior to that was Managing Director of an asset based lender. He attended The Pennsylvania State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Jim Marshall, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager


Bloom-Photography-Jim-Marshall-Headshots-2016-108 (2)Bay View Funding
773 Durham Lane
Grayslake, IL 60030
Cell: 312-343-7310
Fax: 650-294-3487
Email: jmarshall@bayviewfunding.com

Jim has over 30 years in the financial services and banking industries with an emphasis on financial sales and marketing. He will represent Bay View Funding in the Chicago market and surrounding Midwestern states. Prior to joining Bay View Funding, he most recently worked for several banks originating lending relationships for medium size companies. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Columbia College of Missouri.

 Gil Oliva, Factoring Consultant


Gil OlivaBay View Funding
2933 Bunker Hill Lane, Suite 210
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Tel: 650-645-4835
Cell: 415-902-6846
Fax: 650-294-7255
Email: goliva@bayviewfunding.com

Gil joined the Bay View Funding team in 2006. Prior to becoming a Factoring Consultant, Gil served as a Senior Account Executive and managed client relationships. He attended Silicon Valley College and earned an Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design and Information Technology.

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