Lease Corporation of America (LCA) added new team members to its portfolio management and vendor financing sales staff.
Don Lippolis joined LCA as a senior litigation and bankruptcy specialist. Lippolis was most recently with Canon Financial Services, where he was a senior workout specialist. He has more than 25 years of experience in the equipment finance industry in the areas of collections, workouts, litigation and bankruptcy. Lippolis will report to Jill Vogel, executive vice president of operations for LCA.
The following new sales team members will report to Gary Hanson, vice president of sales for LCA.
Irene Duffy joined LCA as senior account executive. She will work out of her home office in the Philadelphia area. Duffy was most recently a senior business development manager for Marlin Capital Services and previously worked with Horizon Keystone Finance as well. She has more than 20 years of experience in the small-ticket vendor financing market.
Corey Puklus also joined LCA as a senior account executive. Puklus began his leasing career with Sanwa Bank Leasing and progressed to vice president of sales for its successor company, Bank of America Leasing. After sales and sales management stints outside the industry, Puklus is returning to grow new vendor financing business for LCA.
Barbara Kowalczyk joined LCA as an account executive after working most recently with Amur Equipment Finance. During her more than 20 years in the industry, she has served in a variety of functions, including accounting, HR, operations and latterly sales. Kowalczyk will work from her home in Chicago and will focus her energies on developing new vendor finance business for LCA.
“These new staff additions are a tangible sign of LCA emerging from the 2020 market restrictions as a strong and viable finance company, ready to grow and serve its clients,” Jeff Sugg, president of LCA and LCA Bank Corporation, said.
LCA is a financing company specializing in technology and industrial equipment financing.
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