Great Rock Capital Adds Senior Originator in Southern California Market

Great Rock Capital Adds Senior Originator in Southern California Market

Great Rock Capital Adds Senior Originator in Southern California Market

February 13, 2023

Todd Nakamoto Joins as Managing Director of Originations

Westport, CT – February 22, 2023 – Great Rock Capital, an asset-focused commercial finance company specializing in middle market lending, today announced Todd Nakamoto has joined the firm as a Managing Director of Originations. Todd will be based in Los Angeles and is responsible for expanding the firm’s origination efforts across Southern California.

“We are happy to welcome Todd to the team,” said Stuart Armstrong, CEO of Great Rock Capital. “His strong credit experience and long-standing commercial lending relationships in the Southern California market will be an important driver as we continue to build on our recent successes in the region.”

Todd joins Great Rock with 30 years of experience in asset-based middle market lending. Most recently, as a Senior Vice President at City National Bank, he was responsible for originating, underwriting, and managing relationships for asset-based lending opportunities. For 20 years of his career, Todd held senior underwriting, portfolio management, and syndication positions at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, including the early days at Foothill Capital Corporation in Santa Monica, CA.  He earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and he earned his CPA license in the state of California.

“I’m thrilled to join a team so committed to delivering innovative and flexible financing solutions to support the business goals of its customers,” commented Nakamoto. “I look forward to leveraging my experience to help Great Rock provide valuable liquidity and growth capital to middle market companies.”

“Todd is an excellent addition to our growing Originations team,” commented Jim Clifton, CCO of Great Rock Capital. “I am excited to expand our coverage along the West Coast, as Todd will join forces with Steven Parker, Managing Director of Originations, to structure and quickly execute unique financial solutions that maximize liquidity for our asset-based lending partner and private equity relationships.”


About Great Rock Capital

Great Rock Capital is an asset-focused commercial finance company that specializes in serving the needs of middle market companies across the United States and Canada.  The Company provides fast, flexible, and creative financing solutions that maximize liquidity and provide growth capital.    The senior secured credit facilities offered by the firm range in size from $10MM to $75MM and include working capital, term-heavy, and term-only loan structures not provided by traditional commercial lenders.  The firm has significant capital commitments from its partners, a private equity business and a large institutional investor. To learn more, visit

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