Global One Solutions

Global One Solutions

GLOBAL ONE FINANCIAL ("G1") is a specialty, asset-backed lending division of Synovus Bank. 

G1's lending programs enable borrowers to secure life insurance collateralized loans that allow them to meet their financial needs. In addition to its lending activity, G1 is also recognized as being the preeminent loan servicer in the life insurance premium finance space.

Since 2003, Global One has been a leading provider of financing used exclusively for life insurance products. Working with its marketing affiliate (Global Financial Distributors), G1, over the last 14 years, has created a nationwide footprint with cases closed in nearly every state in the union. Expertise, fast turnaround, superior borrower support and unique flexibility are the hallmarks of the G1 business model.

As a direct lender, G1 is able to work closely with borrowers to address their issues. As a result G1 can expedite the processing and funding of loans when required, ensure clients rapid and efficient loan underwriting and processing, and provide certainty of funding when the client needs it most.

Expertise

G1's staff applies over 110 years of collective experience in underwriting and loan program evolution in developing and approving each custom loan solution.

Access

G1's vast capital provides advisors and clients alike with access to the funds they need quickly and efficiently.

Flexibility

Expertise and ease of access combine to provide flexibility in loan design. Through its unique collateral valuation mechanism and many interest rate options, G1 is able to structure a loan solution that meets the needs of even the most demanding clients.

Executives

Dan Courchesne

President

Mr. Courchesne joined the Global One Financial Executive team in June of 2010, bringing to the company over 25 years of broad experience in the banking, investments and finance industry. Mr. Courchesne’s areas of expertise include asset-based lending, premium financing, structured credit, interest rate derivatives, insurance, embedded value monetization, fund derivatives and commodity based transactions.

Most recently with Commerzbank (Dresdner Kleinwort), Mr. Courchesne was Managing Director of the firm’s North American Structured Credit Group.

Prior to Commerzbank, Mr. Courchesne held several management and trading roles within the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) including management of the Credit Arbitrage group.

Mr. Courchesne earned his B.B.A in Finance from the University of Sherbrooke in 1987.

Richard E. Cooper

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Cooper joined the Company in March of 2009 as Chief Financial Officer where he assumed responsibilities for managing the financial and accounting operations of the Company.

Cooper brings 20 years of experience to Entaire Global. Cooper first started his career in 1989 at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in the audit side of their Emerging Business Services practice. From 1992-2002, Cooper continued his career focusing on private equity-sponsored strategic rollups serving as Vice President of Finance and Controller for Employer’s Security Company and Research Medical.

Other career highlights include serving as the Corporate Controller for National Refrigeration Services (NRS) which created the largest private commercial refrigeration firm in the U.S., and managing due diligence efforts and financial operations integration in Ingersoll-Rand’s climate control sector.

Mr. Cooper graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a Master of Accountancy focused in financial accounting and from Tennessee Technological University with a BS in Business Administration with majors in Accounting and Mathematics.

James J. McBrayer

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. McBrayer joined Entaire Global Financial, Inc. in early 1999 as a Risk Manager. Since joining the team, Mr. McBrayer has been rapidly promoted to Vice President and then to Senior Vice President of Sales, SVP of Operations and, most recently, to Chief Operating Officer of Global One Financial, Inc.

Prior to joining Entaire Global, Mr. McBrayer worked in the financial services industry as a registered representative with the nationally renowned New England Financial Group. While there, he worked as a financial consultant, where he developed and fostered a reputable high-end client base. Additionally, Mr. McBrayer specialized in analysis of clients’ personal and business financials, along with plan design, development and implementation.

Mr. McBrayer holds an MBA from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, Mr. McBrayer holds a BA degree from the University of Georgia, where he majored in Psychology and Speech.

As Chief Operating Officer for Global One Financial, and SVP of Operations for Entaire Global Companies, Mr. McBrayer oversees the day to day operations of the Portfolio Management, Collateral Management and Client Services and is responsible for assisting in the management of internal parent company operations.

Dave Metzger

Managing Director

Mr. Metzger joined Global One Financial parent company Entaire Global in November of 2000. Mr. Metzger is the Managing Director of Global One and his duties encompass all aspects of credit analysis, loan approval and loan servicing processes.

Mr. Metzger brings over 22 years of experience to his role with G1 via positions with both regional and national banking institutions.

Prior to G1, Mr. Metzger was a relationship manager in the Private Financial Advisor group with Wachovia where his responsibilities included underwriting and tracking credit facilities, selling integrated solutions involving estate planning, investments, and life insurance, as well as servicing a customer base of over 225 affluent customers. Prior to Wachovia, Mr. Metzger held several positions with Citizens & Southern Bank including Credit Manager and Business Banking relationship manager.

Mr. Metzger graduated from Denison University in Granville, Ohio in 1990 with a B.A. in Economics.

Dan Courchesne

President

Mr. Courchesne joined the Global One Financial Executive team in June of 2010, bringing to the company over 25 years of broad experience in the banking, investments and finance industry. Mr. Courchesne’s areas of expertise include asset-based lending, premium financing, structured credit, interest rate derivatives, insurance, embedded value monetization, fund derivatives and commodity based transactions.

Most recently with Commerzbank (Dresdner Kleinwort), Mr. Courchesne was Managing Director of the firm’s North American Structured Credit Group.

Prior to Commerzbank, Mr. Courchesne held several management and trading roles within the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) including management of the Credit Arbitrage group.

Mr. Courchesne earned his B.B.A in Finance from the University of Sherbrooke in 1987.

Richard E. Cooper

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Cooper joined the Company in March of 2009 as Chief Financial Officer where he assumed responsibilities for managing the financial and accounting operations of the Company.

Cooper brings 20 years of experience to Entaire Global. Cooper first started his career in 1989 at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in the audit side of their Emerging Business Services practice. From 1992-2002, Cooper continued his career focusing on private equity-sponsored strategic rollups serving as Vice President of Finance and Controller for Employer’s Security Company and Research Medical.

Other career highlights include serving as the Corporate Controller for National Refrigeration Services (NRS) which created the largest private commercial refrigeration firm in the U.S., and managing due diligence efforts and financial operations integration in Ingersoll-Rand’s climate control sector.

Mr. Cooper graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a Master of Accountancy focused in financial accounting and from Tennessee Technological University with a BS in Business Administration with majors in Accounting and Mathematics.

James J. McBrayer

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. McBrayer joined Entaire Global Financial, Inc. in early 1999 as a Risk Manager. Since joining the team, Mr. McBrayer has been rapidly promoted to Vice President and then to Senior Vice President of Sales, SVP of Operations and, most recently, to Chief Operating Officer of Global One Financial, Inc.

Prior to joining Entaire Global, Mr. McBrayer worked in the financial services industry as a registered representative with the nationally renowned New England Financial Group. While there, he worked as a financial consultant, where he developed and fostered a reputable high-end client base. Additionally, Mr. McBrayer specialized in analysis of clients’ personal and business financials, along with plan design, development and implementation.

Mr. McBrayer holds an MBA from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, Mr. McBrayer holds a BA degree from the University of Georgia, where he majored in Psychology and Speech.

As Chief Operating Officer for Global One Financial, and SVP of Operations for Entaire Global Companies, Mr. McBrayer oversees the day to day operations of the Portfolio Management, Collateral Management and Client Services and is responsible for assisting in the management of internal parent company operations.

Dave Metzger

Managing Director

Mr. Metzger joined Global One Financial parent company Entaire Global in November of 2000. Mr. Metzger is the Managing Director of Global One and his duties encompass all aspects of credit analysis, loan approval and loan servicing processes.

Mr. Metzger brings over 22 years of experience to his role with G1 via positions with both regional and national banking institutions.

Prior to G1, Mr. Metzger was a relationship manager in the Private Financial Advisor group with Wachovia where his responsibilities included underwriting and tracking credit facilities, selling integrated solutions involving estate planning, investments, and life insurance, as well as servicing a customer base of over 225 affluent customers. Prior to Wachovia, Mr. Metzger held several positions with Citizens & Southern Bank including Credit Manager and Business Banking relationship manager.

Mr. Metzger graduated from Denison University in Granville, Ohio in 1990 with a B.A. in Economics.