MIDCAP EQUIPMENT FINANCE TEAM
Saurin Shah, President, MidCap Equipment Finance LLC
Mr. Shah has 17 years of experience in commercial finance providing revolving loans, equipment leases and cash flow loans to small businesses and Fortune 500. He has deployed over $1B in equipment backed transactions to small and medium size businesses. Saurin has deep expertise in credit, risk management and restructuring. Mr. Shah was the co-founder and EVP for SLR Equipment Finance (f.k.a. Nations Equipment Finance). He was also with GE Capital and FirstLight Financial. Saurin holds a B.S. Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.
Al Berger, Executive Vice President and Head of Credit for MidCap Equipment Finance LLC
Mr. Berger is responsible for all underwriting and portfolio management activities for the equipment finance business. He has 20 years of commercial credit risk management experience for regulated and nonregulated companies. Prior to joining MidCap, Al was Senior Vice President of Underwriting and Portfolio Management at SLR Equipment Finance. Al has been responsible for underwriting loans, leases, and lines of credit across many industries and has experience with risk rating modeling, problem loan management, portfolio risk assessment and reporting. Al holds a BA History from Binghamton University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.
Matt Lightfoot, Executive Vice President and Head of Sales for MidCap Equipment Finance LLC
Mr. Lightfoot is responsible for all originations activities for the equipment finance business. He has 12 years of experience in commercial finance providing loans, equipment leases and equipment revolvers to both public and private companies. Prior to MidCap, Matt was a Senior Vice President of Business Development at SLR Equipment Finance. Matt has originated and structured equipment backed transactions from $1MM to $50MM with companies ranging from $20MM in revenue to Fortune 500 companies across a wide array of asset classes. Matt holds a B.S.B.A. in Marketing from Bowling Green State University.