BURLINGTON, VT – North Star Leasing, a provider of equipment financing solutions for businesses in a variety of industries announced the hiring of Ed Testa as Vice President – New Business Development. This is a new position at North Star Leasing.

“I am very pleased to add Ed to our team of leasing professionals. Ed’s 33 years of leasing experience adds valuable expertise to our team as we execute on our aggressive growth plan over the coming years,” said Dan Feeney, CEO of North Star Leasing.

“I was very impressed with the culture at North Star Leasing when I visited and the plan to substantially grow fundings over the coming years and feel confident that my 30+ years of vendor relationships will be serviced properly and professionally by the North Star Leasing team,” stated Ed Testa.

Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Burlington, VT, North Star Leasing provides specialized lease solutions across numerous industries. North Star Leasing works with thousands of equipment vendors, manufacturers, and resellers to help end customers finance and access mission critical equipment.  North Star Leasing is owned by Copley Equity Partners.

About North Star Leasing Company

Founded in 1979, North Star Leasing is a provider of equipment financing solutions for businesses in a variety of industries. For almost 40 years, North Star Leasing has focused exclusively on helping businesses grow by providing lease financing for mission critical equipment. North Star Leasing is a direct funder and takes a personalized approach to each application. www.northstarleasing.com

About Copley Equity Partners

Copley Equity Partners is a private investment firm that partners with established lower middle-market businesses. Copley invests in companies across a broad range of sectors and is comfortable in both majority or minority ownership positions. Copley invests out of an evergreen, single-family office, capital base making the firm agnostic to the standard private equity fundraising cycle. Copley’s patient and flexible capital base allows the firm to focus on providing each portfolio company significant support post investment. www.copleyequity.com

North Star Leasing Announces Recent Employee Hire