Linda Clements joined Tandem Finance in January as a vice president of vendor program management. In October, Clements was promoted to an executive leadership role as vice president of operations and vendor management. Clements has more than 20 years of prior operational and back-end experience in the small-ticket equipment finance space. Before joining Tandem, among other roles, Clements was an asset liability manager and vice president for portfolio services and reporting for LCA Bank Corporation and its parent, Lease Corporation of America.
VISION FOR THE FUTURE:
“My vision for the industry is to continue leveraging and developing our current and future automation technology’s full potential to improve the streamlining of decisioning, onboarding, funding and reporting. I hope to help create a more accessible and more widely accepted financing solution for equipment vendors.”
Clements has been working with leadership Tandem to support key program accounts and ensure the highest level of service. Clements is excited to be a part of Tandem and its continued strong growth and success. Clements is proud to be a part of a company with high teamwork standards and a positive and professional corporate culture. “Linda is a person with impeccable integrity [and] solid and diversified experience within the equipment finance industry,” Mike Sheehan, president of Tandem Finance, says. “Her range of experiences is vast and includes operations, portfolio management, legal, treasury, operations, vendor management and business analytics. She is exceptional in data-based business analytics and equally adept in business process improvement. She brings a keen understanding of the elements [that drive and support] a successful growth-oriented business while maintaining a clear focus on quality control and profitably delighting the customer. Clements has been instrumental in promoting efficiencies within the organization. As a result, the company has already seen significant lift from these implementation changes, with more to come.”
“I feel success comes from facing challenges and successfully designing solutions,” Clements says. “My ultimate vision is to be a part of the Tandem growth and strategy, work with a highly dedicated professional industry-leading team and be a part of the Tandem brand and its recognition, growth and success.”