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Westport, CT – January 29, 2024 – Post Road Equipment Finance (“PREF”, formerly known as Encina Equipment Finance) is pleased to announce that Christopher Demtschenko has joined its commercial team as a Vice President. As a Vice President, Christopher will primarily be responsible for new business origination, as well as supporting the origination and relationship management efforts of Post Road’s Managing Directors. He will report to Brian Daley, Senior Managing Director of Post Road Equipment Finance’s commercial team.

Christopher joined Post Road Equipment Finance from Foundry Digital, a blockchain infrastructure services company, where he was responsible for the equipment financing department and other business development activities. Before Foundry Digital, Christopher spent 5 years at First American Equipment Finance (An RBC/CNB Company), where he originated and managed a portfolio of middle market businesses that utilized equipment leasing and financing solutions for their growth capital needs.

About Post Road Equipment Finance

Launched in June 2017, Post Road Equipment Finance provides loans and leases ranging in size from $5 million to $75 million secured by essential-use equipment. The platform provides financing to both privately owned (sponsor and non-sponsor) and publicly traded companies across a wide range of collateral types and industries (including, but not limited to, construction, distribution, energy, food processing, health care, information technology, manufacturing, mining, paper & packaging, and transportation). To learn more, visit


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