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Equipment Leasing / Commercial Finance

Madison-Davis was founded as an equipment leasing recruiting firm in 1982, and our decades of experience connecting employers to job seekers in this space are an advantage for our clients.

Over the past few years, the equipment, finance and leasing group has expanded its recruitment activity to represent assignments in all forms of secured lending in the United States and Canada, including private equity, commercial and industrial lending, commercial real estate, ABL, factoring and working capital loans. With this broad focus, we now have the capacity to satisfy a wider array of clients and the more intriguing searches that are becoming common within today’s financial landscape.

C Suite

Leadership talent is among the most critical for an organization. Unfortunately, these roles are also among the most challenging to fill, with companies around the world vying for the same limited pool of candidates with the experience and knowledge to successfully lead an organization. Finding a candidate who matches your company’s culture and values is particularly important at the C-level, too, adding another level of difficulty.

This is where Madison-Davis’ decades of experience can be an asset. We understand what companies need from executive talent, and draw from our extensive network of experienced leadership professionals to make an ideal match for each search we undertake.

We recruit for all executive positions in the equipment leasing and finance area, including:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Counsel
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Investment Officer

Sales and Marketing

The sales and marketing team drives business growth. Their outreach calls and the marketing materials they produce are often the first interaction potential clients have with your company, and hiring the right talent is critical to ensure that first impression.

It’s essential to have a solid understanding of the equipment leasing and corporate finance industry to effectively recruit for sales and marketing positions, and you’ll get that expertise from Madison-Davis recruiters. We leverage the advanced tools and extensive network at our disposal to identify the top professionals in the space who will help your business build and promote its brand.

The positions we recruit for in sales and marketing include:

  • Country Manager
  • Region Sales Manager
  • National Sales Manager
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Head of Capital Markets
  • Syndication/Sell Side
  • Syndication/Buy Side
  • VP/SVP Sales Representative
  • Product Specialist

Credit and Underwriting

Roles in credit and underwriting require specialized skills and experience in risk management, financial modeling, industry regulations, and market trends. The limited pool of applicants with this combination of skills is the main challenge for companies hiring in this space, and one of the main reasons our clients turn to Madison-Davis as their go-to credit and underwriting recruiter. We connect employers with professionals who have a strong financial background, robust industry knowledge, and the communication and problem solving skills required to excel in these roles.

We recruit for a variety of roles in credit and underwriting including:

  • National Credit Manager
  • Senior Underwriter
  • Underwriter
  • Senior Credit Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Investment Analyst


The operations team keeps your business running smoothly and efficiently. To do so, they need the ability to manage complex processes while providing exceptional service to clients and ensuring compliance with industry and business regulations. Whether you need someone to manage your assets, vendors, and leasing process or an expert in process improvement and streamlining operations, our experienced recruiting team can find the right talent for your role.

We have successfully filled a range of operations roles, including:

  • Operations Manager
  • Head of Asset Management
  • Asset Manager
  • Pricing Leader
  • Residual Leader

Other positions

In addition to the roles above, we recruit for additional roles in the Equipment Leasing and Commercial Finance sector, including:

  • Bank Lending
  • VP/SVP Relationship Manager
  • Group Head/CRE
  • Group Head/Specialty Lending
  • Group Head/C&I Lending

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