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Oakmont Capital Services Announces Major Expansion, Hires 11

July 25, 2018, 07:25 AM

Oakmont Capital Services, LLC announced a major company expansion with the recent hiring of 11 equipment finance veterans to staff the company’s new office in central Minnesota.

All 11 professionals were previously with Stearns Bank, Equipment Finance Division and include members of the senior management, operations and sales teams.

  • Daryn Lecy, CLFP, will serve as Vice President of Operations. Lecy brings over 15 years of experience to Oakmont, including helping to grow a portfolio from $140 million to $1.2 billion, as well as co-managing over 150 equipment finance employees. Lecy is responsible for managing Oakmont’s new office in Albany, Minn. In addition, he will continue in his role as an Executive Committee member of the National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) Board of Directors.
  • Jim Peach, CLFP, has been hired as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Peach will leverage his 15-plus years of experience to lead Oakmont’s national direct sales team. Prior to joining Oakmont, Peach served in a similar capacity with Stearns Bank.
  • Kayla Perlinger, CLFP, has been named Oakmont’s new Syndication Manager. Perlinger possesses seven years of credit and syndications experience and will lead the company’s buy/sell desk as well as remain active with NEFA.
  • Mikki Henkelman, CLFP, has been named Credit Manager and will continue utilizing her exceptional analytical skills in this role for Oakmont. Henkelman brings 11 years of experience in credit and syndications and will lead Oakmont’s multi-office team of credit analysts.
  • Tracey Elfering, Business Development Coordinator, will use her 18 years of documentation, titling and UCC experience to solidify Oakmont’s back office operations. Elfering is an all-around team player and possesses the skills to jump into any project.
  • Jena Dirkes, Channel Development Officer, has 21 years of experience managing manufacturer and dealer programs. Dirkes will continue in this capacity to manage current Oakmont relationships.
  • Chad Primus, Business Development Officer, brings his 19 years of equipment finance business development skills to Oakmont. Primus specializes in agricultural, vocational transportation and construction equipment.
  • Elise Linn, Business Development Officer, has over 17 years of experience managing manufacturer and dealer programs. Linn will continue in this capacity at Oakmont and work closely in establishing new relationships.
  • Jayme Gerads, Business Development Officer, brings his 11 years of equipment finance experience to Oakmont where he will manage current relationships and seek out new opportunities.
  • Molly Sand, Business Development Officer, has six years of experience managing manufacturer and dealer programs. Sand will be responsible for developing new relationships for Oakmont.
  • Michael McElroy, Business Development Officer, has five years of highly successful new business development experience and will continue to seek new opportunities and programs for Oakmont.

Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) is a small ticket, independent lender and lessor located in West Chester, PA. Formed in 1998, OCS has grown into a leading provider of commercial equipment financing throughout all 50 states. OCS is led by Joe Leonard, CLFP, Megan Zoba and Daryn Lecy, CLFP. The company’s combined leadership team possesses over 75 years of industry experience.

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