By Joyce Dimaculangan
Financing veteran Jerry Claret has joined Nations Equipment Finance as Senior Vice President, Sales. In this new role, Mr. Claret will be responsible for the company’s equipment lease and loan origination activities in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma. He will work at Nations’ Hattiesburg, Mississippi office.
Mr. Claret brings more than 30 years of experience in the equipment finance industry. Prior to joining Nations, he held the position of Business Development Manager at ENGS Commercial Finance. He also served Old Florida National Bank, Equify Financial, LLC, People’s United Equipment Finance Corp., and CitiCapital Commercial Corporation.
The new SVP disclosed that Nations’ management was what attracted him to the company. Nations is managed by finance professionals who have operated at the highest levels of commercial lending. The Company looks forward to having Mr. Claret in the team. “We are committed to providing equipment finance solutions across a variety of asset types and industries throughout the U.S. and Canada. Jerry’s expertise and deep knowledge of equipment financing and the equipment industry will be an invaluable asset serving our customers,” commented Ed Stolarski, Executive Vice President of Nations Equipment Finance. He added that Mr. Claret would bring a unique perspective to the business.
Mr. Claret obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of New Orleans.
About Nations Equipment Finance
Nations Equipment Finance is a commercial finance company providing equipment financing solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut with sales offices in New York, Dallas, and Chicago. For more information visit www.nationsequipmentfinance.com.