BankFinancial NA announces the expansion of BankFinancial Equipment Finance’s capabilities to include leasing to governmental, middle market, and small business lessees. BankFinancial Equipment Finance will continue to provide corporate leasing, lending, deposit, and treasury management services to independent equipment lessors and software resellers.
Marci Slagle, CLFP, has joined to lead BankFinancial Equipment Finance as president. She is a Certified Lease Finance Professional (CLFP) with more than 20 years’ experience in the commercial leasing industry.
Stephanie Hall, CLFP has joined as executive vice president of BankFinancial Equipment Finance. She is a Certified Lease Finance Professional (CLFP) with more than 14 years’ experience specializing in small-ticket leasing.
Robert Grabner, MBA, whohas been with BankFinancial for nearly two decades, was appointed executive vice president of BankFinancial Equipment Finance. His experience includes 28 years in banking and corporate equipment finance while originating over $1 billion in leasing transactions.
“I am thrilled to be part of the BankFinancial Equipment Finance team. Being backed by a bank that understands the intricacies of the equipment finance industry and is committed to the third-party channel has us poised for success,” says Hall. “With Marci Slagle as division president, Robert Grabner leading the corporate group, and the addition of my small-ticket team, we have an experienced powerhouse of an executive team and an immensely diverse and competitive product offering for lessors and third-party originators.”
“The expansion of BankFinancial Equipment Finance to the government, middle market, and small-ticket segments is essential to our dedication to comprehensively serve independent equipment lessors and software resellers. Our mission is to be focused, flexible, and fast in meeting the needs of our customers, and we strive to be all things to the best people in our industry. Our entire organization is ready to support Marci, Stephanie, and Robert as they lead BankFinancial Equipment Finance,” says Morgan Gasior, chief executive officer of BankFinancial NA. For more, visit www.bankfinancial.com.