Ben Van Zee
Ben Van Zee founded Commonwealth Capital in 2011 with the goal of bringing accounts receivable factoring solutions to small, underserved business in the Upper Midwest United States.
Prior to starting Commonwealth Capital, he oversaw the acquisition, repositioning, and marketing of distressed properties for his family’s real estate business as well the origination and administration of its construction lending portfolio. It was through his experiences working with banks and small businesses that his passion to help small, growing companies started.
At Commonwealth Capital he leads the company across its sales and marketing efforts, along with overseeing credit and underwriting. His continued study in various areas of business and finance helps him develop innovative ways to help businesses meet their working capital needs.
He is a member of the International Factoring Association. He has completed professional development classes at the University of St. Thomas and is a graduate of Hennepin Technical College.