MarkOne Financial named Joe Giliberto general manager of the MarkOne team in Jacksonville, Fla. The appointment was made by the company's board of directors.

"Joe's deep and relevant experience, enthusiasm and leadership will make significant contributions to the growth and development of MarkOne," said Bruce Newmark, MarkOne's managing director. "I am excited that Joe has joined MarkOne. His experience in marketing, collections and operations will be a solid asset to the existing management team." 

As general manager, Giliberto will initially be working on the growth of MarkOne through further development of the marketing and underwriting dept, collection strategies and efficiencies, as well as working with existing channel partners.  

"Being a member of the MarkOne Team is a chance to work with some really great people. We have an opportunity to not only build a future for ourselves, but also for our families," Giliberto said. 

He added that it is an exciting situation for him to enter a company that already has solid name recognition in its markets, and an objective to grow the core business as well as identify other areas to potentially increase branding and drive market share. 

"In one of the toughest markets our industry has seen in recent memory, having the right blend of experienced leadership is critical to the survival, growth and success of companies in business. Joe joins a solid Management staff of experienced professionals in the other areas of our business such as collections, accounting and operations," Newmark said.