Our Team

Brian Center

Brian Center, CEO

Brian Center is a finance industry veteran with over three decades of experience providing clients with trusted expertise. He has a strong entrepreneurial spirit and passion for growing and connecting small businesses to more significant opportunities by capitalizing on what others in the industry don’t see.  

​Brian is a firm believer in straight talk, peace of mind, and funding reliability as the cornerstones of building long-lasting relationships. His impressive background - holding numerous executive and senior management roles within the commercial finance and banking industry - has allowed him to manage everything from rapidly changing portfolio acquisitions and complex strategies to translating sales success from the front line to the executive office.

​He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from Texas Tech University. Brian got his start in asset-based lending. Over the years nurtured his networking and financial acumen to manage, lead and own multiple companies successfully. Previously, he was President and Chief Credit Officer for Far West Capital. Before that, he was the co-owner and president of Comresco Capital, LLC, a factoring company founded in 2002 and sold to Bibby Financial in 2007. 

​As the Chief Executive Officer of Quasar Capital, Brian thrives on assisting clients from all walks of life to understand the broader world and their story within it by creating a value-added consultative affiliation and helping them launch and grow their business successfully. 

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John Center, President

John Center has spent his entire professional career in commercial finance serving in portfolio development and relationship management roles. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Blacksail Capital Partners and prior to that as Vice President of client relationship management of Far West Capital.

John has successfully held a range of leadership positions and his passion is in building relationships that have stood the test of time. As President, John will be at the forefront of positioning Quasar Capital in providing a cost-effective and timely suite of solutions to help small businesses efficiently manage and maximize their cash flows.

Working through difficult situations with clients is what John thrives on.  His passion is to manage in-depth relationships and add true value to the lives of his clients.  His philosophy is to be someone his clients can depend on every hour of every day. He seeks to be a forward-thinking, trusted advisor for his clients, whether it is giving advice on business or being a partner with whom they bounce ideas.  In fact, his most meaningful accomplishment with clients continues to be building relationships that stand the test of time.

John’s extensive background and experience in commercial finance will yield even stronger partnerships and strategic alliances within our industry. Most importantly, his ability to seek to understand what drives businesses and the people within those businesses makes John one of the best client advocates this industry has. A list of clients a mile long swears by their alliances with John.  Quasar Capital and our clients are fortunate to have a staunch client advocate at the helm.

Lori Guerrero

Lori Guerrero, Vice President

Lori's career in finance spans over a decade; her multifaceted experience in banking, underwriting, factoring, and operations makes her an instrumental member of our leadership. 

Before joining Quasar Capital, Lori served in senior underwriting and managerial roles for leading factoring companies. Her leadership has been exemplary, heading several projects, including the roll-out of a new underwriting platform, several technology integrations, process improvements, and service provider transitions. Earlier in her career, Lori worked in retail banking and earned her bachelors' degree in business management.

Lori's character and values align seamlessly with our values at Quasar Capital. She truly seeks to improve people's lives; she approaches every interaction with people selflessly in seeking to understand before seeing to be understood. Lori has mastered the intricacies of factoring and finance and is the link to drive the continued transformation of Quasar Capital. As Vice President, Lori spearheads the execution of our strategic plan. She is responsible for overseeing key initiatives impacting our clients and operations, playing a pivotal role in helping us remain successful.  

Robert Center

Robert Center, Account Manager

Robert has been servicing clients for several years and Quasar was lucky to have him join the team.

New to the factoring industry, Robert joins the Quasar team as an account manager with the goal of becoming a trusted advisor to individual clients and small businesses. He excels in recommending high-impact solutions that help small businesses achieve profitability and individual clients reach their goals.

After spending nearly a decade working in corporate relocation servicing clients worldwide, Robert knows what it truly means to deliver exceptional client experiences—and it’s all about building meaningful relationships. It’s how well you connect with the heart-beating people you’re trying to help and communicate your understanding back to them.

Robert’s upbeat and compassionate demeanor has enabled him to be successful in working with individual clients in stressful periods of life. He is a strong team-builder and motivator who leads by example and improves productivity among the team by simplifying processes and tapping into his expertise in the modern tools that we all use daily.

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Eduardo Hernandez, Collateral Analyst

Eduardo thrives in helping people. He demonstrates care for others in his personal life which translates perfectly to one of Quasar Capital's core values - empathy. He is consistent in always communicating calmly. These are excellent skills to possess in dealing with and understanding client needs.

For Eduardo, there is no greater accomplishment than education and making loved ones happy and proud. For the Quasar Capital team, this means he is constantly finding ways to show how he cares and values people. He is exemplary at treating everyone with decency and fostering a positive outcome for himself, our clients, and the team.

Eduardo has elevated the performance of the verification program.  An essential element of our business is to work with debtors to confirm data and gather information while simultaneously establishing relationships with debtors. He is also instrumental in assisting the team with his input on how to improve our internal processes and create efficiencies in operations. Having a fresh set of eyes on existing procedures is always an opportunity to improve and enhance our client’s experience.


Ana Alvarado, Portfolio Analyst

Ana is a driven and caring individual. She is passionate about her family and helping others succeed. Her ability to balance all things and do it gracefully is admirable. Ana’s creativity, positive mindset, and drive to succeed make her the perfect team member for our Quasar Family.

Ana has served in administrative and underwriting roles for over 10 years. She is a great communicator, and her eye for detail and organizational skills make her the best at what she does professionally. She can set the right expectations for anyone with she's working in any capacity, which translates to learning new ways to be more efficient while helping people achieve optimal results and exceeding client and organizational goals.

Ana is someone that you can trust. Her behaviors show you that what she says aligns with what she does. She is honest and has high integrity making her a great addition to the portfolio management team; she will be an impactful contributor to the culture and team that we are working so hard to create.