LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 13, 2017—Advantage Funding, a leading provider of finance to small and medium businesses in the US, has named Lisa Lersner as CEO and President. She brings more than 25 years of financial services experience to the post.
Lersner most recently held the role of CFO of CapitalSpring, a registered investment advisor with both a specialty finance and asset management platform. Previously she served as President, CFO or COO of several entrepreneurial and rapidly growing specialty finance and technology firms. Lersner began her career working in the vendor and commercial finance divisions of Citicorp North America and Chrysler Capital.
“Lisa has the expertise and executive abilities to lead Advantage Funding’s development and execute on its growth strategy,” said Evert den Hollander, Chairman of the company. “Her career has focused on managing the strategic, financial and operational activities of growing companies.”
“I am very excited to be joining Advantage Funding and to be leading the company through its next growth phase. I appreciate the opportunity to build upon the strong commercial lending platform and market position currently in place at Advantage Funding,” noted Lersner.
About Advantage Funding
Advantage Funding is a direct lender dedicated to providing financing to small and medium businesses nationwide. Founded in 1997, Advantage provides an array of loan and lease products for new and used vehicles and equipment to companies in the commercial, vocational and dealership spaces. It serves its customers directly and through third party programs including dealers, manufacturers, distributors and brokers. Advantage is a wholly owned subsidiary of Macquarie Group’s Corporate and Asset Finance division.
For more information please visit advantagefund.com or call 888.246.4091.