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Welcome Deirdre McLaughlin

Get to know Deirdre:

Name: Deirdre McLaughlin
Current title: Credit Analyst at Univest Capital, Inc.

What is your specialty or area of focus?
Most of my focus in this role will be on reviewing and assessing the credit risk of commercial business transactions. Additionally, I will be a point contact for brokers and syndication partners.

Tell us about your professional experience
I have more than 20 years of experience in the commercial finance industry. I have been involved in multiple industries with a large range of transaction sizes so I’m versatile and capable of handling a large variety of opportunities. I excel in developing and maintaining professional relationships and am excited to apply my industry experience to assist in the continued growth here at Univest Capital.

I previously held credit analyst roles at Newlane Finance, Beneficial Equipment Finance Corporation, and FirstLease, Inc. I attended Georgia Perimeter College and Montgomery County Community College.

Are you actively involved in your community?
I am a parent volunteer in the Phoenixville Area School District and involved with my children’s sports teams.

What are your interests outside of work? 
I am a certified yoga teacher and heavily involved in my family’s restaurant. In my spare time, I enjoy anything active and outdoors.

Do you have a favorite quote or motto that you live by?
My favorite quote is from Lou Holtz, “I follow three rules: do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care.”

Personal details?
I reside in Phoenixville, Pa. with my son and daughter.

Leasing done through Univest Capital, Inc., a subsidiary of Univest Bank and Trust Co. Member FDIC and an Equal Opportunity Lender