Vermont Based Equipment Leasing Company Announces Additional New Hires

January 28, 2019 – BURLINGTON, VT   North Star Leasing, a leading provider of equipment financing solutions announced the addition of three new members to its growing team.  The company announced the hiring of Mr. Joe Bannick to the role of Senior Business Development Manager, Justin Ward as a Business Development Specialist and Miss Bobbie Sauter to the role of Marketing Specialist.

Mr. Bannick will be working out of the Seattle, WA area where he is based and brings more than 30 years’ experience in finance sales to the North Star Leasing team.  “We are very excited to have Joe join the growing ranks of Business Development here at North Star Leasing,” said Dan Feeney, CEO of North Star Leasing.  “His exceptional background and successful track record will only serve to bolster our company’s success.”

Reflecting on his new appointment, Joe commented “I am excited to be joining the North Star Leasing team.  I respect the 40-year history, high energy and entrepreneurial attitude in the office and look forward to many years of success.”

Miss Sauter joins the team with a strong background of over 20 years in B2B marketing.  “Bobbie’s addition is a key component to achieving our overall growth goals,” commented Feeney. “With her extensive knowledge and experience in creative marketing strategies, we are confident that she will enhance our vendor programs and help take North Star Leasing to the next level.”

“I could not be more delighted to be joining the team at North Star Leasing,” commented Sauter.  “The amazing culture, passion and drive of the team is specifically what I was looking for in my next marketing role.”

Looking towards the future, North Star Leasing plans to add 10 additional new hires in 2019 as it continues its growth initiative.


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 the past 40 years, North Star Leasing has focused exclusively on helping businesses grow and expand by providing lease financing for mission critical equipment. North Star Leasing is a direct funder and takes a personalized approach to each application.


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