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Encina Equipment Finance, LLC announced the promotion of Beata Nicpon to Vice President, Operations

Encina Equipment Finance, LLC (EEF) announced the promotion of Beata Nicpon to Vice President, Operations.

As Vice President, Nicpon will lead deal teams responsible for documenting and funding new commercial leases and loans as well as the mentoring and coaching of existing and new members of the operations team. She will continue to report to Jamie Giaquinto, EEF’s Senior Managing Director and Operations Leader. Before joining EEF in mid-2018, Nicpon was a transaction coordinator within CIT’s equipment finance business. Prior thereto, she spent eight years in GE Capital’s equipment finance business in various portfolio management, asset management and transaction coordination roles. Nicpon earned a bachelor’s degree from Mercy College.

“I’m delighted to announce Beata’s promotion,” Giaquinto said. “As EEF’s inaugural Operations team member during the company’s inception, Beata was instrumental in developing the Operations team’s robust processes and procedures and improving them over time. Her expertise and leadership have contributed greatly to the success of the company.”

About EEF

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. To learn more, visit


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