Star Hill Financial, a certified Women Business Enterprise, appointed Zerka Gul to vice president of operations. In her new role, Gul will continue to build out processes and procedures to ensure Star Hill Financial can support customer growth across its equipment finance platform.
“Expansion and growth has been our mission for 2021. Adding Zerka to our team to lead our operations group certainly helps Star Hill reach that goal,” Hollis Bufferd, CEO of Star Hill Financial, said. “Zerka’s management skills, business experience and transactional expertise will add value to Star Hill and contribute greatly to our culture of governance and compliance.”
“I’ve known and worked with Zerka over the last 15 years. She is a proven, well-rounded addition to our team. I am confident that she will exceed our expectations,” Keith Smith, president of equipment finance at Star Hill Financial, said.
“I am thrilled to join the Star Hill Team,” Gul said. “It’s exciting to join a company that promotes diversity. One of the things that most attracted me to Star Hill is their commitment to the WBE community.”
Gul has more than 20 years of experience in finance. Prior to joining Star Hill Financial, she served at TIAA Commercial Finance in various roles. Her background includes experience in documentation, syndication, operations and compliance, audit, and asset and portfolio management.
Star Hill Financial is a certified Women Business Enterprise and independent equipment finance and solutions company based in Fairfield, CT.
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