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Traci Stadler named equipment finance officer

By Brandy Whalen Posted December 14, 2016


Traci Stadler has joined the company as equipment finance officer, business bank team. In this role, Stadler will lead equipment financing activities for western regions of New York and Pennsylvania.

Stadler spent the past 16 years of her career in equipment finance with First Niagara Leasing. She joined Key Equipment Finance when KeyCorp acquired First Niagara in October. Stadler assumed the role of equipment finance officer after demonstrating continued growth and leadership as a vice president for First Niagara’s business banking division over the last six years.

“Traci is a high-performing equipment finance executive with expertise creating financing strategies that meet the unique needs of her clients,” said Scott C. Edwards, senior vice president for Key Equipment Finance. “Traci has been helping clients meet their business objectives through equipment finance for more than two decades. She is an outstanding addition to our team and valuable asset to her clients, and I look forward to working with her in this new role.”

Stadler joined First Niagara Leasing as vice president of sales and broker division in 2000, following six years as vice president of sales for Empire National Leasing in Buffalo, New York. She was named vice president and sales representative for the business banking division in 2010. She has been an active member of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, the National Equipment Finance Association and the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance.

Stadler has a bachelor of science degree in business management from the University of Buffalo.

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