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FPG Appoints Garold Miller as Chief Innovation Officer

Posted 11/15/2023

Red Bank, NJ, November 15, 2023Financial Partners Group (FPG), an independent equipment finance company, today announced the addition of Garold Miller as Chief Innovation Officer. Miller is a serial entrepreneur with an extensive background in innovation, design and manufacturing. He holds several hundred patents and trademarks, exemplifying his commitment to innovation and creativity.

As FPG continues to grow, Miller will play a critical role in bringing continued innovation to the team and enhancing capabilities and efficiencies for key markets, customers, partners and internal teams.

"We’re thrilled to have Garold joining us as we continue to expand strategic focus areas of the organization,” said FPG CEO Jeff LaLima. “Continuous innovation from an efficiency, process, and customer experience standpoint is a priority for our partners and customers. Providing innovative solutions is both an opportunity and a necessity in the current market landscape, and an area in which Garold has proven to help companies scale and build.” 

Prior to joining FPG, Miller served as the Chief Executive Officer of HALO, an innovative consumer electronics company that focuses on designing and manufacturing products at the intersection of fashion and function. Under his leadership, HALO grew quickly to be the world's global leader in portable power, serving over 25 million active customers in more than eight countries. For over 15 years, Miller has been at the forefront of product development for QVC, consistently delivering innovative solutions to meet consumer needs. 

“I’m looking forward to being a part of this team,” said Miller, “FPG is one of the best groups of people I’ve come across in my career, and the opportunity ahead for the company is unprecedented in terms of how we serve new markets, enhance existing partnerships, and help customers grow their businesses through innovative cutting edge tech and experiences. The company is visionary in areas like platform expansion, advanced automation, and AI to support everyone’s needs.”

“It’s another huge opportunity for us to build on what we have, and enhance our leadership in the equipment finance industry through tech and innovation,” said Josh Mabee, COO, FPG. “Bringing Garold into the fold at this point in time fits perfectly with everything we’ve done over the past few years and where we’re headed over the next five.” 

About Financial Partners Group
Financial Partners Group (FPG) is an independent equipment finance company that delivers financial solutions for small to medium-sized businesses, and equipment manufacturers and distributors across a wide range of industries. FPG also partners with financial institutions to grow their lending business and reach more customers. With access to over 50 diverse lending sources, FPG has provided more than $1.25 billion in equipment and vendor financing since its founding in 2004. The company is headquartered in Red Bank, NJ, and operates offices in South Carolina, California, Connecticut and New Hampshire. https://financialpc.com/ 

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Kyle Mallinger, SVP, Marketing, FPG