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Key Equipment Finance Names Chuck Sharbrough Senior Vice President and Director for Food, Beverage and Agriculture

Posted 03/09/2021

SUPERIOR, Colo. – March 9, 2021 – Key Equipment Finance, a division of KeyBank and one of the largest bank-owned equipment finance providers in the U.S., has named Chuck Sharbrough senior vice president and director for food, beverage and agriculture. In this role, Sharbrough will be responsible for middle market and large corporate growth in the food and beverage manufacturing, processing and distribution sector, and the agribusiness processing operations and equipment sector nationwide.

“Chuck has more than 30 years of experience and a strong track record of success, including specialized knowledge in the equipment financing needs of food and beverage manufacturers and agriculture businesses,” said Deborah B. Brown, senior vice president, large corporate and Great Lakes regional sales director. “His leadership skills and strategic vision will be a great addition to our results-oriented team, and I look forward to working with him to expand our offerings in these important markets.”

Before joining Key Equipment Finance, Sharbrough was national sales manager and senior vice president at Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, with previous roles as regional territory manager and vice president. This followed positions as national cross sell leader and senior vice president at GE Capital, where he progressed from regional sales manager and senior vice president, and senior account representative and vice president.

Sharbrough has a bachelor’s degree in organizational and behavioral communications from California State University Long Beach.

For more information, visit https://www.keyequipmentfinance.com/.

About Key Equipment Finance

Key Equipment Finance, a division of KeyBank, has been in the equipment, software and services finance business for 47 years and is one of the largest bank-owned equipment finance providers in the U.S. The company provides tailored equipment lease and finance solutions for commercial clients and government entities, manufacturers, distributors, resellers and, through Specialty Finance Lending, a business unit of KeyBank, provides structured facilities across various sectors of the specialty finance market. Additionally, Key Equipment Finance’s Capital Markets team utilizes its syndication capabilities to structure large, multi-bank transactions. With headquarters outside Denver, Colorado, Key Equipment Finance manages approximately $15.3 billion in assets and originates approximately $5.6 billion of equipment financing annually. For more information, visit keyequipmentfinance.com.

About KeyCorp

About KeyCorp KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $170 billion at December 31, 2020. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of approximately 1,100 branches and more than 1,400 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.



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