Access Point Financial Appoints James Reivitis as Head of Business Development

James Reivitis has been appointed to the Business Development Team and brings over 15 years of dynamic
experience in hospitality finance, development, and leadership to Access Point Financial
(APF). Prior to joining APF, James excelled as a partner and advisor across various resort
projects, specialty real estate, and brand platforms, spearheading underwriting, finance, and
entitlement. Previously, James spent a decade at Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH),
where he led their national site acquisition team, in addition to overseeing underwriting and
negotiating direct capital investments into projects with private equity franchise partners
and developers.

“I am extremely excited and motivated to join the Access Point Financial team,” said James Reivitis, Managing Director, Head of Business Development, Access Point Financial. “The entrepreneurial spirit of the company along with the ability to leverage relationships with a variety of capital partners will allow me to assist clients who are navigating today’s challenging financing environment.

“The addition of James to the team underscores our commitment to growing our capabilities as a Capital Solutions Provider, with a particular focus on preferred equity and mezzanine debt, as well as being able to provide our clients with creative solutions,” said Mike Lipson, CEO, Access Point Financial. “Furthermore, our structured finance team has recently expanded with the additions of Jon Kapit and Nicholas Meli, along with our existing team Connor Donnini and Matthew Hick. Their added expertise aligns perfectly with our growth plans for the platform.”

Reivitis holds a BSBA in Finance & Management from Georgetown University. He maintains a leadership role in Business Development, reporting to Michael I. Lipson, CEO of Access Point Financial.

About Access Point Financial | Founded in 2011, Atlanta-based Access Point Financial
(APF) is a direct, full-service specialty lender focused on the hospitality industry, offering a
full-service lending & advisory platform that provides financing to qualified hotel
franchisees of all major brands and independent boutique hotels throughout the United
States & Canada. For additional information, please visit

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