Co-Founder and CEO
Fridman is an entrepreneur with over ten years of experience in launching ventures that turn into profitable business and investment opportunities. His financial background combined with his ability to evaluate risks and return on investments first led to his founding of the New York Branch of Robbins & Lloyd Mortgage (“R&L”), a residential and commercial mortgage business from 2003 to 2008. At R&L, Fridman was responsible for hiring and overseeing a 50-person staff comprised of mortgage originators, underwriters, and processors as well as driving the sales efforts. During his tenure at R&L, the New York branch originated a $300 million annual mortgage pipeline. Recognizing the shift in the economic environment and the importance of business diversification, in 2007 Fridman leveraged his expertise and founded Entrust Merchant Solutions. Specializing in small business funding, Entrust has grown rapidly and is now funding over $3 million per month and growing rapidly. Fridman has a B.A from Hofstra University in Banking and Finance, and also has prior experience at Morgan Stanley.
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Maltz started his career in finance, after graduating from the University at Maryland in 2000. He worked for Wells Fargo as an account executive and mortgage consultant. Maltz continued to gain experience working in the mortgage industry as a consultant for Sterling National Bank. He then opened a satellite office of Robbins & Lloyd Mortgage in New York City. At Robbins & Lloyd, Maltz handled all operations and sales in the office and managed the twenty sales representatives reporting to him.
Maltz and his partner decided to venture into a new area of finance, cash advances for small to mid sized companies, and opened Entrust Merchant Solutions. As Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Maltz oversees a staff of twenty five people and all operations of the company. Maltz also acts as a liaison between his sales representatives and the lenders who fund their clients
Marshall joined the Entrust team in 2012 bringing with him over 12 years of financial experience. He has been a strategic partner in Entrusts rapid expansion in the Tri State Area. Marshall was a key player within the company achieving the projected goals for 2012. Concurrently he is the General Manager of the company’s Long Island , NY office, overseeing the sales and operations. Prior to joining Entrust, Marshall spent over 10 years as a trader and risk manager for Wolverine Trading LLC. His years spent assessing risk bring a decisive element to the Entrust underwriting team. He holds a Degree in Finance from the University of Delaware. Marshall was born and raised in Merrick, NY and currently resides in Manhattan.