Oklahoma City-based First Financial Network has expanded its business development division by hiring Tim Buss as senior vice president of business development. Buss will be responsible for business development and creating client-focused solutions, as well as assisting in the marketing of specific loans secured by commercial real estate around the country.
Prior to joining the company, Buss served as a senior vice president at NAI Global and NAI Hiffman where he was responsible for working with commercial lenders and special servicers to resolve their distressed loan issues. Before his tenure with NAI, he was a vice president and regional sales manager for Lehman Brothers, a principal at Trammell Crow Co.,and a vice president at Boatmen's Bank/NationsBank. He started his professional career in 1987 as an assistant bank examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.