Liberty Adds SVP of Risk Management, VP of Documentation and Funding
MAY 11, 2018 - 6:59 am
Liberty Commercial Finance added two members to its senior management team, bringing on Kirk Nelson as senior vice president of Risk Management and Jennifer Bradford as vice president of Documentation and Funding.
Nelson joined Liberty most recently from California First National Bank where he was a member of the credit team for the last four years. Prior to CalFirst, he spent close to 30 years with GE Capital in various senior credit, operation and portfolio management roles. In his new position with Liberty, Nelson will play roles on both the credit and operations side of the business.
Bradford joined Liberty most recently from GE Capital where she spent five years in Operations, documenting and funding titled vehicles, aircraft, marine assets as well as food processing and production lines. Prior to GE, she spent seven years at Wells Fargo Equipment Finance in a similar capacity. In her new role with Liberty, Bradford will head up the documentation and funding department for all equipment lease and finance transactions originated by Liberty.
“We couldn’t be more excited about adding Kirk and Jen to the Liberty family,” said Eric Freeman, president of Liberty Commercial Finance. “Their vast experience in credit, operations and documentation combined with our dynamic, best in class originations team are really going to help pave the way for Liberty’s continued growth.”
Liberty Commercial Finance is an independent equipment leasing and finance company that was launched by Freeman in 2017. The company has offices in Irvine, CA and Denver.
It happens all the time. You finance a customer’s acquisition of equipment and the customer subleases the equipment. While there is nothing inherently wrong with such arrangements, several potential issues arise which, if not carefully addressed, could expose a finance... read more
Neurodiversity is often invisible. What, exactly, is it? And why should companies care about it? “If you look at humanity, neurodiversity is functional and necessary,” Ludmila N. Praslova, Ph.D., professor and director of Research with Graduate Programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology... read more