Chairman of the Board, BFS Capital
As Chairman of the Board, Mr. Glazer ensures full alignment of the company’s strategic and financial resources. Mr. Glazer focuses specifically on the management of banking and capital resources, finance strategy, strategic investment and acquisition, and international growth.
Mr. Glazer has led the growth of BFS Capital, Boost Capital’s U.S parent company, since 2002. Having earlier transformed 4SmallBusiness.com, a small business portal of which he was CEO, into a specialty finance company, he brought on institutional equity partners in 2008 to strengthen the balance sheet and grow the company. Today, BFS Capital is a leading provider of merchant cash advances and specialty business loan products in the U.S., and has expanded into the UK and Canada.
Bringing more than 26 years of leadership experience in both distribution and financial services to his executive role at Boost Capital, Mr. Glazer is a recognized thought leader in the specialty finance arena, and frequently sought out as a guest speaker on executive panels at the Wharton School of Business and various other SME-related roundtables.
He is a magna cum laude graduate in accounting from Binghamton University.
Chief Executive Officer, BFS Capital
As Chief Executive Officer for BFS Capital, Boost Capital’s U.S parent company, Mr. Marrache is responsible for the company’s vision and strategic direction both domestically and internationally. In his role, he leads the executive leadership team in the formulation and implementation of an aggressive strategic plan that will guide the future growth of the business.
With over 25 years of leadership experience, he is regarded as an expert in business transformation, sales, change management, and technology strategy. Named President in September 2016, Marrache had previously served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer for more than three years. He is also a member of the company’s board.
Before joining Boost Capital, Mr. Marrache was a Principal at Riverdrive Consulting, a management consulting firm, where he advised companies on business process, operational excellence, go-to-market strategy, and information systems. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Enterprise Solutions at CGS, where he led a global team of over 250 professionals that designed, developed, marketed and delivered Strategic Consulting and IT Outsourcing solutions to Fortune 100 accounts.
Mr. Marrache has a BS in Computer Science from COFI, Paris, France.
Managing Director, Boost Capital and Head of Marketing, BFS Capital
As Managing Director of Boost Capital, Alex Littner has responsibility for providing strategic direction and leading the development of Boost Capital.
In his role as Head of Marketing for BFS Capital, the U.S parent company, Alex has overall responsibility for driving the global marketing strategy for the company.
Alex is a seasoned leader with more than 15 years of experience in business development, marketing and product management. Prior to joining Boost Capital, Alex held leadership responsibility for the development and growth of one of the key product lines in American Express. Alex has demonstrated a strong ability to build credible, trusted and long-lasting relationships with prospective and existing partners, and a proven ability to implement change and grow businesses.
Alex has an extensive education in business at the highest levels (MBA, BSc Business).
Director of Sales & Marketing
Willem is responsible for managing both customer acquisition and retention efforts and driving the marketing strategy for Boost Capital. With a tremendous funding gap for SME’s across the UK, Willem is committed to sharing the Boost Capital story with SME’s nationwide and providing financial solutions to help them grow.
With more than a decade’s experience working with organisations of varying sizes and industries including SMEs and early stage ventures in the hospitality and technology sectors as well as with significant companies such as Bupa, bmi airline and Netherlands Board of Tourism, Willem understands the importance of capital accessibility and is dedicated to helping SMEs secure the funding they need to grow.
Willem has a degree in Social Policy from the University of Bristol.