Beacon Funding Welcomes Belanger as Vice President of Operations

By Becky Neems| Sep 7, 2016| 2373 Views
Beacon Funding Welcomes Belanger as Vice President of Operations

Northbrook, IL, September 7, 2016—Beacon Funding is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Belanger as Vice President of Operations effective June 1. Belanger comes to Beacon with the intent to improve the processes of the growing company and help pull together the many moving pieces.

As Vice President of Operations, Belanger is responsible for improving internal operations and automating them. He will work to balance the front and back ends of the company. With sales processes continuing to improve, Belanger is tasked with ensuring the other operations keep up.

“Knowing Mark and considering his extensive leasing industry experience, I am confident that he will contribute to our culture of continuous process improvement,” said CEO Sam Oliva. “As Vice President of Operations, Mark has the important task of identifying weaknesses in our organization and implementing solutions to make us a better company. I am excited to welcome Mark to the Beacon Team and look forward to a long and productive future together.”

Belanger first connected with Beacon after seeking Oliva’s industry advice. He saw the amazing things happening and jumped at the chance to bring his expertise to Beacon.

“We have an incredible engine that is running as far as deal flow that is coming in; we don’t have to worry about that. The way we can grow and get better is by improving our internal processes and automating them,” said Belanger.

Prior to joining Beacon Funding, Belanger worked at Deutsche Leasing USA for nearly nine years.  As the Managing Director, he managed all operational functions for the German equipment leasing company. By traveling to Germany regularly, he was able to gain valuable skills in international business and finance.

Belanger graduated from Norwich University, a military college in Vermont, with a degree in Business Administration. Upon graduating, he was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force, earned his wings, and served for four years.

Belanger looks forward to joining the team and helping Beacon to improve.

“Beacon has been growing year after year, and I am excited to be a part of that,” said Belanger.

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Becky Neems

Becky Neems

As a marketing coordinator, Becky collaborated with Beacon Funding industry experts to write informative content about equipment financing that helps business owners in the commercial truck and decorated apparel industries.