Direct Capital is happy to announce the appointment of seasoned industry leader Shawn Arnone to the position of vice president of business development. Shawn will concentrate on developing and managing finance programs for large nationwide vendors.
“Shawn is an experienced professional with an impressive track record in the leasing industry. His expertise and relationships will be a major asset as we expand and more effectively serve the vendor market,” said James Broom, Chief Executive Officer.
Shawn comes to Direct Capital with nearly 20 years of experience, including more than 15 years in the equipment finance industry. He has most recently filled senior vice president roles at US Express Leasing and CIT. He has also served as a vice president for Key Equipment Finance, and in sales and management positions at Citicapital, Copelco Capital, and Canon Financial Services. Before his career in financial services, Shawn co-founded and managed two successful businesses.
Shawn attended St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, NJ, and earned an MBA from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business in New York, NY. He is an active member of the Equipment Leasing Association and serves on its Captive and Vendor Council.
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