FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Frank Quaratiello
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Four equipment finance industry veterans have joined Citizens Asset Finance, Inc. to add expertise and additional coverage from New Jersey to Minnesota.
Stan Walker joins Citizens as a senior vice president and managing director, managing the sales teams in the Midwest and Western United States. He has more than 25 years of experience in equipment financing, most recently at JPMorgan Equipment Finance. He has also worked at PNC, Bank of America and CIT during his career. A graduate of Ohio State University, he also has an MBA from the University of Dayton and resides in Ohio.
Scott Ryan is joining Citizens as a senior vice president, sales, serving middle market clients in the New York City Metro region. He has more than 25 years of equipment leasing experience, most recently with Webster Capital. He has also worked at GE Capital and Fifth Third Bank. A graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, he resides in New Jersey.
Kevin Brophy joins Citizens as a senior vice president in the corporate aircraft division covering the Western United States. He has more than 20 years of equipment financing experience at Bank of America and then Wells Fargo. A resident of Minnesota, he graduated from Augustana College and also has a law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
Micheal Jez joins Citizens as a senior vice president, sales, serving clients in the Midwest. He has more than 15 years of commercial financing and equipment leasing experience. Most recently working as a vice president ay BMO Financial Group, he previously worked at Wells Fargo, KeyCorp and Nationwide Funding, LLC. He lives in Indiana and will work in Citizens’ Chicago office. He is a graduate of Indiana University.