Peyton Welsh

Peyton Welsh

Senior Underwriter

Mr. Welsh joined SouthStar Capital in January of 2024 as Senior Underwriter, reporting to the Chief Executive and Operating Officers. He brings 14 years of experience in the B2B financing sector to the SouthStar team along with a well-established network in the space. Mr. Welsh works closely with the underwriting team in conjunction with the sales, closing, and operations departments to deliver timely, well-informed risk management/mitigation decisions. His involvement helps the SouthStar team continue to ensure successful business decisions for both the active client portfolio as well as newly emerging opportunities. Mr. Welsh’s primary responsibilities include directly reviewing/assessing new loan underwriting packages, assisting the Portfolio Manager in maintaining an acceptable overall risk level for the active portfolio, and transitioning newly acquired customers from sales/closing into the day-to-day funding operations.

Prior to joining SouthStar, Mr. Welsh served as the Chief Credit Officer of AmeriFactors Financial Group, a Gulf Coast Bank & Trust subsidiary where he held a Senior Vice President title as well.

Mr. Welsh graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s in business administration, majoring in finance. Peyton is originally from Charlotte, NC, and happily relocated to Summerville, SC, with his soon-to-be wife, Megan, and their dog, Blake. He enjoys spending time with Megan & Blake as well as anything on wheels with a motor.

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