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Summit Adds Three Industry Veterans to Sales Team

January 25, 2023, 07:23 AM

Rob Munz has joined the Summit Funding Group team as a Vice President of Enterprise Sales. In this role, Munz is responsible for relationship development within the Mid-West Region and has extensive experience working with a wide variety of industries, including agriculture, automotive, aerospace, aviation, communications, media & entertainment, construction corporate aircraft, distribution, energy, food & beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, marine, material handling, mining, packaging, printing, private equity, retail, technology, transportation, transmission & distribution (utility) and waste & recycling.

Munz brings almost 20 years of experience to Summit, with a strong background in the manufacturing industry. He has spent time working with industry leaders, including Key Equipment Finance, Fifth Third Equipment Finance, and US Bank Equipment Finance. He worked most recently with Honour Capital, LLC.  Munz graduated from Ohio University in Athens, OH with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree.

Russ Dobson has joined Summit as a National Business Development Officer specializing in new customer development within the material handling and construction industries.

Dobson brings tremendous experience, having been in equipment financing for over 40 years, including time with Hertz Commercial Leasing, Chase Third Century, GE Capital, Copelco Capital, CitiCapital and US Bank Equipment Finance.  Most recently he spent 14 years at US Bank Equipment Finance where he served as Vice President of Business Development. calling on manufacturers throughout the U.S. Dobson graduated from William Paterson University, in Wayne, NJ, with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Economics.

Aimee Byrum has joined as a National Business Development Officer. In this role, Byrum is responsible for relationship development with manufacturers, distributors and resellers nationwide within the technology industry.

Byrum brings immense experience to Summit, with a strong background in the leasing and financing industry. She has been in equipment financing for over 17 years. Most of those years were spent at LEAF Commercial Capital, where she most recently served as the National Director of Major Accounts. During her career Byrum has been responsible for generating over $1 billion of equipment financing, primarily within the office products industry.

Founded in 1993, Summit was acquired by First Financial Bank in December 2021. Prior to the acquisition, Summit was the fourth-largest U.S. independent equipment lessor.

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