Encina Equipment Finance (EEF) is pleased to announce that Amy Tipton has joined its Operations team as Vice President.
In her new role with EEF, Tipton will be responsible for key operations functions related to new commercial leases/loans including the documentation, funding, and booking processes. She will report to James Giaquinto, Encina Equipment Finance’s Senior Managing Director of Operations.
Tipton brings over twenty years of experience in equipment finance to EEF. Most recently, she worked at Truist Bank as a Commercial Fulfillment Specialist where she was responsible for documenting and closing SBA 504 and 7a Commercial Real Estate loan transactions. Prior to Truist Bank, Tipton spent over 20 years in various roles within GE Capital Corporation, with the final 10 years spent with GE Healthcare Financial Services as a Senior Transaction Support Specialist documenting and closing complex finance transactions for a wide range of healthcare equipment.
Launched in June 2017, Encina Equipment Finance provides loans and leases ranging in size from $5 million to $50 million secured by essential-use machinery and equipment. The platform provides financing to both privately owned (sponsor and non-sponsor) and publicly traded companies across a wide range of collateral types, industries (including, but not limited to, construction, distribution, energy, food processing, health care, information technology, manufacturing, mining, paper & packaging, and transportation) and use cases (including loans against existing or newly acquired assets, leases of newly acquired assets and sale-leasebacks of existing assets). EEF is a portfolio company of Franklin BSP Lending Corporation and Franklin BSP Capital Corporation, business development companies advised by affiliates of Benefit Street Partners L.L.C.