Atlanta -- Fortiva Retail Credit, a supplier of second-look point of sale financing, announced the promotions of Ed Beldowicz to senior vice president of client development and Tessa Komer to vice president of client development. As key members of the team, Beldowicz and Komer are responsible for growing partner relationships, maximizing retail credit program success, and providing an overall prime experience.

“Already, Ed has provided exceptional leadership and has proven his ability to provide impactful results for both the Fortiva Retail Credit organization and our client partners.” said David Caruso, chief commercial officer, retail credit. “Now, in adding Tessa, we are thrilled to expand capacity, deepen existing partnerships, and further enhance our dedication to key market presence in home furnishings, consumer electronics, home improvement, big box/specialty retail, eCommerce, and elective medical. Ed and Tessa are a powerhouse team dedicated to one of our most important initiatives.”

For almost 20 years, Beldowicz has fostered the organization’s largest client relationships, while also working with strategic partners to solidify new business. With his partnership and transaction experience focused on the less-than-prime consumer finance space, Beldowicz has worked to successfully educate hundreds of retailers and partners on the importance of this untapped consumer credit segment. Joining Beldowicz, after seve years directing Fortiva’s retail marketing division, Komer brings over a decade of experience successfully strengthening existing partnership portfolios. Her ability to identify new revenue-driving opportunities for clients, along with her proven marketing perspective, will enhance Fortiva's already strong relationships by fostering symbiotic long-term growth and strategic thought partnerships.

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