When you work with Encore, you get access to a team of experienced advisors that believes in YOU - your business, your vision and your potential. We help you overcome the lending hurdles and growing pains that stand in your way so you can scale your business to new heights.

Bottom line, your success matters to us. When we support entrepreneurs like you, we advance your business, people and community in measurable ways. And that’s exactly what inspires us to work hard on your behalf.

Entrepreneurs Serving
Fellow Entrepreneurs

Not only does our leadership team have a history of working together – they’ve built a legacy of helping thousands of entrepreneurs succeed.

Joel Adelman Chief Executive Officer

A third-generation entrepreneur, Joel founded Advance Partners, an organization dedicated to funding small businesses in the staffing market. In two decades, the company lent over $15 billion in working capital, and was acquired by Paychex in 2015. Joel has started Encore Funding to continue his philosophy of an “entrepreneur serving entrepreneurs” with a goal of providing financial support to established companies that don’t meet the strict requirements of conventional lending.


Matt is a valuable executive known for his diligence in offering sound and reliable advice. His goal: Helping staffing firm owners reach the next stage of growth. Prior to Encore, Matt served as General Counsel at Roundstone Insurance, an organization dedicated to helping businesses lower health care costs. He worked closely with Joel Adelman at Advance Partners as Corporate Counsel. His work in diverse entrepreneurial environments has sharpened his expertise in staffing ownership, corporate law, business development, risk assessment, deal making and more.

Chad Eberly General Manager

Chad oversees the firm’s day-to-day client growth and is exceptional at building true partnerships. He is creative and supportive in finding the solution that will serve our client's best interest.

Prior to Encore, Chad spent seven years with PwC in their Risk Assurance group auditing and advising clients regarding business process and IT controls. As a Manager with PwC, Chad primarily focused on serving clients in the financial services industries including banking and capital markets, insurance, alternative investments, fintech and mortgage lending.

Chad is a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and holds a B.S. in accounting from Miami University’s Farmer School of Business.


Reach the Next Stage

You’ve been successful. Let’s build on your momentum, together.