JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — MarkOne Financial's Board of Directors recently named a new general manager.

Taking on the position is Joe Giliberto. Bruce Newmark, MarkOne's managing director, said, "Joe's deep and relevant experience, enthusiasm and leadership will make significant contributions to growth and development of MarkOne.

"I am excited that Joe has joined MarkOne," he continued. "His experience in marketing, collections and operations will be a solid asset to the existing management team, as well as helping to direct our future growth and development."

As GM, Giliberto will initially work on the growth of MarkOne via advanced development of the marketing and underwriting department, in addition to improved collection strategies and efficiencies. He will also look to expand existing channel partners.

"Being a member of the MarkOne team is a chance to work with some really great people all focused on a common vision. We have an opportunity to not only build a future for ourselves, but also for our families," Giliberto explained.

"It is an exciting situation to come into a company that already has solid name recognition in their markets with the objective to grow the core business, as well as look to identify other areas to potentially increase branding and drive market share," he added.

In conclusion, Newmark said, "In one of the toughest markets in our industry has seen in recent memory, having the right blend of experienced leadership is critical to the survival, growth and success of companies in business. Joe joins a solid management staff of experienced professionals in the other areas of our business, such as collections, accounting and operations.

For more information on the company, visit www.mark-one.com.