LEAF Commercial Capital Promotes Four to Senior Vice President
APR 24, 2019 - 7:05 am
LEAF Commercial Capital promoted Bill Gallagher, Sandy Graydus, Mike McKie and Paul Tyczkowski to LEAF’s executive leadership team as senior vice presidents.
Gallagher, LEAF’s corporate controller since 2011, has successfully managed company financials, including playing an instrumental role in doubling LEAF’s size over the past few years alone. Leading LEAF’s accounting and tax teams as an SVP, Gallagher will leverage his deep technical and market insight to navigate an increasingly complex accounting and tax environment, especially when coupled with M&A activity.
Graydus has been instrumental in developing and directing LEAF’s operational support strategy. As SVP of Corporate Operations, she will bring a high level of market understanding and business acumen to the executive leadership team and play a key role in the successful integration of acquisitions.
McKie contributed to LEAF’s financing technology since the company’s beginning in 2011. As SVP of IT Program Management and director of LEAF’s Project Management Office, he will lead the continued advancement of LEAF’s finance platform, ensuring a seamless interface with various clients, as well as system integration for acquisitions.
Tyczkowski develops and oversees the implementation of financial and strategic initiatives critical to enhancing LEAF’s in-market value proposition, including leading the incubation of new client opportunities for the sales teams and providing business support for the future Core Systems 2.0. As SVP of Finance, he will guide LEAF’s strategic direction and rapid growth.
“With these promotions, we’re pleased to recognize the outstanding contributions of Bill, Sandy, Mike, and Paul,” said Crit DeMent, LEAF chairman and CEO. “Their drive, talent, and strategic thinking are essential to LEAF’s continued success, and we’re excited to have them onboard our executive leadership team.”
Joining executive team members John Beard, Michelle Speranza, Brian Kestenbaum, and Earle Compton, the newly expanded leadership team will focus on continuing to refine LEAF’s growth strategy as customer needs and the broader market climate evolves.
“Bill, Sandy, Mike, and Paul demonstrate a remarkable capacity to further LEAF’s core mission of supporting the success of the businesses we serve,” said LEAF President and COO Miles Herman. “Their work exemplifies the confident, creative problem-solving that has driven LEAF’s position as an industry-leading specialized lender, and we look forward to adding their wealth of insight to our executive leadership team.”
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