Key Equipment Finance has recently added a few strategic hires to enable growth and expand their footprint in specific regions.
Three new hires filling Vice President, Equipment Finance Officer roles will work to develop and maintain client relationships as they grow Key Equipment Finance's regional portfolio.
Chris Fowler rejoins Key as Vice President, Equipment Finance Officer
Chris Fowler has returned to Key Equipment Finance as vice president, equipment finance officer. In this role, Fowler is responsible for managing existing middle market and business banking relationships, as well as developing new relationships within Central and Southwest Ohio.
“I am very excited to welcome Chris back to the Key Equipment Finance team,” said Deborah Brown, senior vice president for Key Equipment Finance. “Chris spent 14 years at Key, including a decade in the bank channel, before moving to the commercial vendor channel."
Prior to returning to Key Equipment Finance, Fowler was vice president of business development for Wintrust Specialty Finance. His career also includes 15 years with Pitney Bowes, Inc., as a sales executive. Fowler has a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Miami University, and attended the University of Dayton’s MBA graduate program. You can connect with Fowler on LinkedIn here.
PJ McElroy joins Key as Vice President, Equipment Finance Officer
Paul “PJ” McElroy has joined Key Equipment Finance as vice president, equipment finance officer. In this role, McElroy will manage existing middle market and business banking relationships, as well as dev new relationships within Key Equipment Finance’s footprint throughout eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.
Additionally, he established a solid foundation through his rigorous GE Capital training program and has supported numerous senior equipment specialists throughout his career.”
Prior to returning to Key Equipment Finance, McElroy was senior vice president – direct sales for DLL Group and a business development manager for Siemens. His career also includes over a decade of sales experience with GE Capital. McElroy holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Connecticut, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Gettysburg College. You can connect with McElroy on LinkedIn here.
Jeff Mills joins Key as Vice President, Equipment Finance Officer
Jeff Mills has joined Key Equipment Finance as s vice president, equipment finance officer. In this role, Mills will manage existing and new middle market relationships and focus on business development in his region.
Mills is a business development expert with a focus on growth and profitability and a proven track record in relationship management, business generation and client retention. Prior to Key Equipment Finance, Mills was senior vice president, director at NBH Capital and senior vice president at Independent Bank. His career also includes over a decade of experience in business development, equipment finance and sales at various organizations. Mills holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dallas, and a Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance degree from the University of North Texas. You can connect with Mills on LinkedIn here.