Carolinas Chapter Announces New Partner: EverBank Commercial Finance, Inc.


Charlotte, NC – The Carolinas Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce EverBank Commercial Finance’s participation in the Carolinas Sponsorship Program. EverBank Commercial Finance, Inc. will support the Carolinas Chapter and the Carolinas Club Foundation (CCF) throughout the year in its efforts to deliver outstanding education, networking opportunities and services to its members.

“EverBank Commercial Finance is a great addition to our Carolinas Sponsorship Program,” said Lee Smith, CCM, CCE, Carolinas Chapter President. “The knowledge they bring to the table has the ability to enhance our members’ abilities to navigate the complexities of financial issues and decisions they face at their clubs.”

EverBank Commercial Finance’s presence in multiple industries, with an emphasis in industrial equipment and golf, is a tremendous benefit to the Carolinas Chapter.

“EverBank Commercial Finance is pleased to provide creative and contemporary solutions for golf course owners and operators in the Carolinas,” said Mike Sweeney, EverBank Commercial Finance Origination Group Leader. “We look forward to helping clients in this important geographic region make the most of their budgets and outfit their businesses with the latest turf equipment and golf cars from America’s top manufacturers.”

Chapter members will have the opportunity to learn more about EverBank Commercial Finance at CMAA’s Club Business Expo in Orlando, Florida, on February 7-8, 2014. EverBank Commercial Finance will be in booth 1329. Additionally, Mike Sweeney and Matt Stangl, Business Development Manager – Golf, will be joining the Chapter for the Conference Dinner on Tuesday, February 4.

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The Carolinas Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. The Carolinas Chapter is comprised of more than 300 members, representing more than 150 clubs, within North and South Carolina. The Chapter’s mission is to provide timely, engaging and informative education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management skills; and to advance friendly and mutually beneficial relationships among its members.

The Carolinas Club Foundation was formed in 2005 as a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization for the purpose of financially supporting the professional development of club management through education, training and research initiatives.

The Carolinas Sponsorship Program is a collaborative effort between the Carolinas Chapter, the Carolinas Club Foundation and organizations that have demonstrated an interest in and support of the club industry. The Program is intended to create a bridge between club management professionals and the companies most closely connected and committed to serving the industry.

EverBank Financial Corp, through its wholly owned subsidiary EverBank, provides a diverse range of financial products and services directly to clients nationwide through multiple business channels. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, EverBank had $17.6 billion in assets and $13.3 billion in deposits as of December 31, 2013. With an emphasis on value, innovation and service, EverBank offers a broad selection of banking, lending and investing products to consumers and businesses nationwide. EverBank provides services to clients through the internet, over the phone, through the mail, at its Florida-based financial centers and at other business offices throughout the country. More information on EverBank can be found at

EverBank Commercial Finance, a subsidiary of EverBank, provides equipment financing, asset-based lending and specialized financial solutions to U.S.-based businesses. The Vendor Finance Group serves vendors, dealers and manufacturers in the industrial equipment, healthcare, office equipment and technology markets. The Lender Finance Group offers a variety of credit and non-credit products to specialty finance businesses on a national basis. For more information, please visit: