Finance Advisory Board Member
Managing Director, Citizens Bank
Patrick joined Citizens Bank in 2014 and is Managing Director - Head of Business Capital (also known as Asset Based Lending). Based in Boston, Business Capital focuses on secured, debt capital solutions for its middle market corporate and private equity sponsor client base with offices in Dallas, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Boston, and New York. Per Loan Syndication and Trading Association (LSTA), In 2019, Citizens achieved top 5 recognition in league table status for lead agent ABL relationships.
Prior to Citizens, Bickers was Head of Asset Based Lending (ABL) group for Atlanta based SunTrust Robinson Humphrey where he led the group from its inception in 2004 through 2014. Under Bickers leadership and a talented team, STRH ABL group grew profitably with offices nationwide and was recognized as a top 10 lead ABL agent bank.
Prior to SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Bickers led CIT’s Asset Based Lending efforts from 1996 to 2004 in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Bickers began his career in the management training program with Atlanta based Citizens and Southern National Bank (now Bank of America).
Bickers received his degree from the University of Kentucky in 1981 majoring in Business Administration. He holds FINRA Series 7,79,63, and 24 licenses.