Fisher Joins MAZO Capital Solutions as Chief Risk Officer

MAZO Capital Solutions appointed Melissa Fisher as chief risk officer. Fisher brings more than 30 years of experience in the equipment finance industry, adding a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the MAZO Capital team.

As chief risk officer, Fisher will take the lead in assessing and addressing risk. Her expertise will be crucial in strengthening MAZO’s policies and procedures to create a foundation for continued growth. Through her leadership, MAZO plans to implement robust risk management strategies.

“We are thrilled to welcome Melissa as our new chief risk officer at MAZO Capital,” John Pfister, CEO of MAZO, said. “Her extensive experience and strategic acumen in risk management will be instrumental in fortifying our operations and guiding us into the next phase of growth.”

“Melissa is a perfect fit for the MAZO team as she embodies all the qualities we seek in a leader,” Andy Kim, chief operating officer of MAZO, said. “With Melissa on board, we are poised to unlock new levels of innovation and efficiency, propelling MAZO Capital to heights we have yet to achieve.”

Fisher’s distinguished career in the equipment finance sector includes a recent tenure as chief operating officer at Taycor Financial, where she led numerous successful initiatives and drove operational excellence. Her leadership and innovative approach significantly contributed to the company’s growth and market positioning.

“My decision to join the MAZO team was primarily based on an alignment of values and strategic vision with the leadership team,” Fisher said. “MAZO has positioned itself as a market leader in a short period of time, and I am eager to contribute to its advancement in our industry. MAZO’s commitment to integrity and its forward-thinking approach resonate with both my personal and professional values. I look forward to collaborating with such a talented and dedicated team.”

Fisher is active throughout the industry and involved with organizations such as the Certified Lease and Finance Professional Foundation, National Equipment Finance Association and the American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers, further cementing her status as a respected industry leader.

Prior to her role at Taycor Financial, Fisher held various strategic positions, including vice president of credit at Strada Capital/Currency, vice president of credit at Balboa Capital and senior credit analyst at California Thrift and Loan. Additionally, Fisher has provided consulting services to various companies in the industry, leveraging her deep expertise to deliver impactful solutions.

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