The Asset Based Lending Institute is a Qualifi Approved Learning Center [Approval Number QCN001288]. We are delighted to be offering the groundbreaking Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Asset-based Lending, a post graduate qualification that will help you launch or catapult your career in the Asset-based Lending sector.
Flexible Learning: Designed with the modern learner in mind, the course offers a self-paced, interactive online learning platform, allowing students to balance their education with other life commitments.
Meet Our Team
Premiere expert in Asset Based Lending Field Examinations and Lending methodologies. World renowned scholar and teacher in Asset Based Lending procedures and protocol. Best selling author of book "Asset Based Lending Disciplines" (2005). Senior instructor for the Secured Finance Network (SFNet). Educational Chairman for the SFNet 2020 - 2022. Editorial Board Member for the ABF Journal. Commercial Finance Association “Instructor of the Year” for Educational Programs (October 1993). Harry H Chen Memorial Award recipient 2019. SFNet Lifetime Achievement Award recipient 2021. SFNet Hall of Fame Inductee 2021. Named ABF Journal’s “Legend Icon” (2021)
Former Head of Credit Risk Management – Asset Based Lending Division with an international PLC Banking Group. Experienced Risk Specialist with a proven track record in underwriting large corporate exposures, loan restructuring, debt recovery, formulating Credit Policy and monitoring Regulatory and Compliance risk. Professional banking qualification (LIB), MSc. Business Administration – Trinity College Dublin and an Accredited Diploma in Executive Coaching
With over two decades of experience in the Asset Based Lending (ABL) field, Dr. Olga Melo has cemented her position as a key figure in financial services. Since 2006, she has served as Vice President and Senior Financial Analyst at Asset Based Lending Consultants, drawing on her vast expertise to drive success.
Olga's professional accomplishments are complemented by an impressive educational portfolio. A summa cum laude graduate, she holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting from Barry University (1982). Further academic pursuits led her to a Master's Degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix in 2013, followed by a DBA in Advanced Accounting from North Central University in 2020, and most recently, a Juris Masters in Tax Law from the University of Alabama in 2022.