By Joyce Dimaculangan
Nations Equipment Finance announced that Francois van Reede has joined the company as Senior Vice President. In his new role, Mr. van Reede will be responsible for the company’s lease and loan origination activities in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.
Mr. van Reede brings over 18 years of experience in the equipment finance industry. His background includes pricing and structuring, large ticket origination and sales management. Prior to joining Nations, he served as District Sales Manager at Commercial Credit Group. In addition, he represented some of the largest banking and financing institutions in Canada, South Africa, and the United States, including Barclays Bank, Nedbank, ABSA, GE Capital, ABN-AMRO Bank and Caterpillar Financial Services. There, he was responsible for originating, analyzing and closing multi-million dollar transactions with senior decision makers of small, medium and large corporations.
Nations Equipment Finance looks forward to having Mr. van Reede on board. “Francois brings energy, experience and a unique perspective to our business,” said Randy Hicks, Executive Vice President of Nations Equipment Finance. He added that, “Francois is an incredibly talented executive with the ability to deeply understand both leasing and lending and our clients. This understanding coupled with his background will be a tremendous asset to our sales organization and our client’s growth.”
About Nations Equipment Finance
Founded in 2010, Nations Equipment Finance provides equipment based term loans/leases for middle market companies operating in the US and Canada. Its transactions range from $1 Million to $50 Million and focus on the underlying collateral value. To learn more about the company, visit its website at www.nationsequipmentfinance.com.