Garbutt + Elliott appoint new Director of Banking

Garbutt + Elliott has appointed a new director of banking to support the our ongoing growth strategy.

David Streather takes up the position after 36 years at Lloyds Bank, where he most recently was the area director for SME Banking across East and North Yorkshire.

Based in our York office, David will advise Garbutt + Elliott’s clients on banking facilities and assist in securing finance to achieve our business aims.

Commenting on his appointment, David said: “Garbutt + Elliott’s reputation in the region for the quality and experience of its people is excellent.

“The emphasis that is placed on the clients and their success is what appealed to me. The values, excellent service and great ideas underpin everything the firm does and I am looking forward to contributing to its further growth in our region and beyond.”

Working predominantly with Yorkshire and North East-based owner-managed businesses, Garbutt + Elliott operates across a diverse range of sectors including property and construction, manufacturing, food and drink, charities and digital media and creative arts.

Welcoming David to the firm, Garbutt + Elliott’s managing partner, Russell Turner, said: “David has a great deal of experience within the banking sector in our region and he is a highly-respected operator. His appointment underlines our ongoing commitment to offer business owners a level of support that is built around genuine experts who care. David is passionate about helping businesses so he’s a great fit for the G+E team.

“Our growth strategy is ahead of plan but this is only possible because we work hard to bring people like David on board who will make a difference to our clients’ businesses.”

David’s role as director of banking is a newly created position at the firm and has been created to further strengthen the quality of service provided to clients.

Speaking about David’s appointment, Tony Farmer, partner in the corporate finance team at Garbutt + Elliott team, said: “David’s appointment is great news for our firm and enhances our position in the market and increases the level of experience and advice we can provide to our clients.”

Please contact us for more information: – 01904 464 100