Ken is truly an expert in the field of equipment financing. And he’s got the bio to prove it.
Ken has more than 25 years in the business. He has been President of Connext (formerly MTC Equipment Finance) since 2002, when Gosiger bought Joachim Machinery, where he had been JMC Financial Services‟ VP of Finance & Operations. Ken did earlier stints as VP/Regional Sales Manager at LCA Leasing/Associates, Commercial and AVP/General Manager at NBD Equipment Finance (fka Midwest Commerce Bank) as well as serving as General Manager at GMC Leasing. He is resourceful, hard working and loves to find financing solutions that help dealers, partner banks and end customers. Ken attended Indiana University‟s Kelly School of Business. Little known fact: he played trumpet at small gigs in a high school rock band.
Executive Vice President
If you are looking for a forward thinker in vendor equipment finance, you've found him: David Stearns.
With decades of experience David created a vendor finance consulting firm with the idea that to succeed you have to “become the customer.” This insight and perspective, focused in graphic arts and printing, has enabled David to thrive in an environment that has been defined by sweeping technological and market changes. As a founding member of Graphic Arts Capital and OneWorld Business Finance (the nation's only equipment finance cooperative), David has found innovative financing solutions to get vendor deals done. His consulting firm has created and managed some of the industry's largest and most successfull vendor finance programs. Through the creation, management and administration of in-house, captive-oriented financing programs, David’s work has enabled equipment vendors to achieve incremental revenue increases of more than 20%.