In Larkins’ more than 30 years in the banking, equipment leasing and specialty finance industries, he has served in many senior leadership roles, including as CEO of Key Equipment Finance and as president/CEO of Key National Finance and of SquareTwo Financial, where he was also a member of the Board of Directors.
Larkins’ contributions to the equipment leasing and finance industry have been recognized repeatedly; he has served as chairperson of the board of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association and has been elected to the ELFA Hall of Fame.
“I am extremely excited to be joining the AmurEF team,” said Larkins. “I am very impressed by what AmurEF has built, and can’t wait to help the team scale.”
“We are so fortunate to be able to add a Board member with Paul’s breadth and depth of experience,” said Mostafiz Shah Mohammed, CEO and chairman of the board of directors of AmurEF. “It goes without saying that Paul knows our industry backwards and forwards, and his guidance and advice will be crucial to our team as we strive to accomplish our goals.”
AmurEF is a Top 5 independent commercial equipment finance company, per Monitor, employing over 150 people across five locations. AmurEF achieved originations growth of 67% in 2018 and is on pace to substantially surpass last year’s originations totals in 2019. The company recently completed its seventh term securitization, its largest to date.
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