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Printing & Packaging Equipment Finance Experts

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LINDA REED-YAFFA
Vice President, Business Development
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Linda has managed lending companies and authored industry articles. More importantly, she gets the job done.

Linda started her career in equipment finance as VP of Sales at International Financial Services Corporation where she continually increased sales and profitability year over year for 22 years. As if this wasn‟t enough, she went on to be President of her own firm, U.S. Lending Corporation for five years where she worked with a number of direct lenders to finance equipment for new manufacturers in the printing and packaging industries. Again, Linda managed for consistent growth and profitability. Her most recent post was at PNC Equipment Finance, LLC, where she served as National Program Director for packaging, food processing and printing, accessing her strong negotiating skills and familiarity with all aspects of equipment lending.

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RANDY FREEL
Regional Vice President
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When a deal is pending for graphic arts equipment, Randy’s creativity and persistence make things work.

Randy has over 30 years experience in senior management and capital equipment sales. His career has taken him to the deep south and the midwest – and he knows financial services, capital equipment and the graphics arts industry inside and out. His business background, most recently at XYAN, Presstek (an AB Dick company) and Graphic Arts Capital allows him to easily engage with clients to develop the right equipment financing strategies especially for the graphic arts industry. This, coupled with his strong communication skills and technical product knowledge, gives clients a level of expertise that helps them meet their unique financial requirements.

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JAMES GREGORY
Regional Vice President
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James M. Gregory is a 15 year veteran in the equipment leasing industry. James specializes in finding the necessary financial solutions for customers. He is driven to meet their needs to make sure they are successful and remain leaders in their competitive market.

James' experience began at GE Capital as an operations manager and later moved on to a Sales Position. After many years of getting the job done James was recruited by Tygris Financial and lead their leasing program division. He was key in managing the necessary relationships in order to "close the deal". James specialty is managing customers and cultivating these long term relationships. James has worked on the Fuji Program for the last 4 years to not only help their sales force but, ultimately to help their customer meet their own needs and wants.

James enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and golf and watching college football.

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DU'WEENA JORDAN
Vice President of Operations
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Du'Weena is an efficiency maven who lets her work do the talking.

Du'Weena brings 17 years of operations management and business administration to Connext. Most recently, she worked as VP of Leasing Operations for 121 Leasing (now National Bank of Commerce) in Birmingham, Alabama. As a director of operations, Du'Weena has enjoyed gaining industry-specific expertise when working in various fields, from medical to leasing. She is detail-oriented and organized, not to mention a keen-strategist. Du'Weena attended San Jose State University. A little known fact about Du'Weena: she specialized in aviation medicine in the Navy.

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Tyler Bryant
Marketing & Business Intelligence Coordinator
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Tyler works hard at understanding the business of our vendors and end-users so that Connext can effectively meet our customer’s needs.

Tyler has a wide-range of experience in marketing, inside-sales, and business intelligence. His unique set of abilities enables him to clearly define and communicate the needs our customers and develop a strategy to effectively meet those needs. His goal is always the development of a long-lasting relationship with the customer for mutual success.