ELFA - Equipment Leasing and Finance Association - Equipping Business for Success



Posted 05/05/2020
Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies, has added finance executive Lance Waller to its commercial banking team within the Equipment Finance Group. As Vice President, Commercial Banking, Waller will serve as a relationship manager where he will oversee client service while managing large-scale transactions.

Waller has been an instrumental asset to equipment finance operations at several leading national banks in the U.S. Based in Nashville, he is a specialist across industries and has directed a significant number of high-profile transactions throughout many Southern states over the course of his career. His unique understanding of equipment finance and nuances within various industries will be an asset to Western Alliance Bank’s Equipment Finance Group.

“Lance brings 20 plus years of equipment finance experience and expands our reach to geographies in the East and South US.  His approach to understanding the industry from both the banking side and a service perspective will benefit our clients,” said Jon L Brown, Commercial Sales Leader of the Equipment Finance Group. “Adding Lance to our team gives us critical experience to better serve the direct origination market.

Western Alliance Bank’s Equipment Finance Group works to deliver capital equipment financing solutions for companies nationwide as part of the $1 trillion equipment financing sector. The group is built on customizing capital markets experience by taking a holistic approach to clients’ needs and working with other divisions within Western Alliance Bank to bring new financing solutions to the table.

The Equipment Finance Group, which funded more than 400 transactions across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, technology, transportation, manufacturing and others during a banner 2019, is further developing its direct origination channel.

“Western Alliance Bank has an unrivaled reputation in the business banking sector for its ability to deliver highly effective financing solutions to a wide range of clients,” said Waller. “In joining the Equipment Finance Group, I’m eager to build upon their successes by continuing to deliver on the entrepreneurial and relationship-based approach for which they are known in the industry.”

Nearly 80% of companies in the U.S. use equipment leasing and financing to acquire assets essential to their day-to-day operations and continuing growth, according to the Equipment Leasing and Financing Association. Western Alliance Bank’s Equipment Finance Group has cemented itself within the industry as a nimble, responsive team that effectively brings a wide range of solutions, including alternate financing solutions, to the table.

For more information about Western Alliance Bank’s Equipment Finance Group, connect with Brian Scott, Managing Director; Jon Brown, Vice President; or Lance Waller, Vice President:

Brian Scott: BScott@westernalliancebank.com, 602.296.6649
Jon Brown: JBrown1@westernalliancebank.com, 602.389.3522
Lance Waller: LWaller@westernalliancebank.com, 615.337.0650

About Equipment Finance

Western Alliance’s Equipment Finance, a national specialty banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers capital markets solutions in equipment financing for a wide variety of industries and sectors, including healthcare, technology, manufacturing, software services, energy management, construction, transportation and more. The group’s in-depth experience combines with expert personalized service and innovative banking options to help clients nationwide meet their business goals. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.

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