Meet the Team

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Bruce Moffat
Managing Director

As Co-Founder and Managing Director of Pivotal Capital Corp, Bruce is a seasoned mid-ticket originations specialist with 22 years of experience in Equipment Financing and Leasing.  His primary focus is building Transportation and Construction sales teams with capabilities in both direct and vendor spaces.   Most recently he was VP, Sales for ECN Capital (formerly Element Financial) where he led a team of 15 to volumes in excess of $250MM/yr.  Prior to ECN, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Newcourt/CIT Financial and Alter Moneta.

Tel.       (416) 897-4200
Email: 
bmoffat@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

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Tony Chieco
Managing Director

As Co-Founder and Managing Director of Pivotal Capital Corp, Tony brings 26 years of financial service excellence to Pivotal.   His strong work ethic, attention to detail, excellent customer service and equipment knowledge are just a few factors that have contributed to his success over the years in the Transportation & Construction industry.

Prior to joining Pivotal, Tony was a Senior Account Executive with ECN Capital, specializing in transportation, construction and manufacturing equipment financing.   He spent time in a senior position with a Tier 1 transportation vendor as well as with Associates and CIT.

Tel.      (416) 254-7251
Email: tchieco@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

Peter

Peter Mazzei
Director of Credit

As Co-Founder and Director of Credit of Pivotal Capital Corp, Peter has nearly 30 years of financial services experience in Canada, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Credit at ECN Capital and Element Financial.  Peter’s career began at TD Bank in various credit and branch management positions and transitioned to Credit at Newcourt Financial in 1998.   Peter then forged a career in Sales at CIT, Wells Fargo, and National Leasing.  Peter has a rare skill set that combines extensive Credit and Sales experience in equipment financing with a pro-business vision.  His unparalleled risk assessment proved to be integral to the rapid growth of ECN/Element while maintaining superior portfolio quality.

Tel.      (416) 706-1770
Email: pmazzei@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

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Scott Benson
Director of Syndications

As Co-Founder and Director of Syndications of Pivotal Capital Corp, Scott has over 30 years of experience in equipment finance, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Capital Markets with Element/ECN, managing business syndicated through various institutional partners as well as generating indirect originations.  Prior to joining Element in 2011, Scott held senior roles developing and managing syndication relationships at Key Bank and Alter Moneta. He has also held senior credit and operational roles at Newcourt & CIT.   During his career, he has worked with companies and institutional partners across Canada and the US in all markets structuring both portfolio and single investor opportunities.

Tel.       (416) 802-5125
Email: sbenson@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

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Scott Little
Sales, GTA

As Co-Founder and Sales of Pivotal Capital Corp, Scott brings 21 years of experience in the finance and leasing business.  He started out at Little Bros Leasing Ltd, a boutique family-owned leasing company specializing in trailers.  He moved forward to Nexcap when they acquired Little Bros which eventually became part of Element Financial.  At Element, Scott continued to provide the same attention to clients that he had developed at Little Bros, although under the mantle of a multi-billion dollar company.

Tel.       (416) 819-3588
Email: slittle@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

Brent Holmberg

Brent Holmberg
Sales, Northern Ontario

Brent has been in the transportation business for over 30 years, based in Northern Ontario. He is a seasoned professional working the past 16 years in commercial financing, specialized in mid-ticket originations. His primary focus is building Transportation and Construction volumes, exceeding goals year after year. Most recently he was Sr. Account Executive for ECN Capital Corp where he worked directly with both vendors and end users to build strong relationships. Prior to that, Brent worked for Daimler Chrysler Financial as Dealer Relations Manager, with increasing roles of responsibility from Credit Supervisor to AVP of Operations.

Tel:      (705) 822-7700
Email: bholmberg@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

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Jasjit Toor
Sales, GTA

Jasjit has been in the Canadian Transportation & Construction industries for three years, following eight years in Construction in Ludhiana, India. His strong work ethic, pro-active customer service and equipment knowledge makes him a strong advocate for his customers.  Jasjit brings a wealth of education to Pivotal, including his Bachelor of Engineering and MBA, as well diverse experience earned through acquiring his AZ driver's license.

Tel:      (647) 567-2428 
Email: jtoor@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

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Abhishek Kochhar

Sales, GTA

Abhishek (Abhi) has worked in the transportation industry for the last 12 years. He started out his career at Transportation Lease Systems Inc. (TLSI) as an Intermediate Accountant then moved on to work in risk management as a Sr. Credit Analyst with Element when they acquired TLSI in 2013. Abhi was then promoted to Alternate Channels Manager where he ran the broker desk for ECN Capital across Canada Abhi holds an undergrad in Economics from McMaster University coupled with a CPA, CMA designation.

Tel:     (416) 554-5704
Email: akochhar@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

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Chris Ford

Sales, Guelph 

Chris has been in the Banking, Finance and Leasing business for 45 years, most recently with ECN Capital. Early in his career, Chris worked in the banking business which led him to the Finance and Leasing industry. For 22 years  Chris worked with Little Bros. Leasing Limited in a sales and management role. He then transitioned to Nexcap when they acquired the Little Bros. portfolio, and then joined Element upon their purchase of Nexcap in 2013 in a sales role. In addition to his sales role with Element/ECN, Chris administered a brokered portfolio in Western Canada and spent nine months in the Credit department. Chris’ major strength is building trust and relationships with his clients.

Tel:            (519) 362-7781
E-mail:      cford@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

Mike Eckersley

Mike Eckersley

Sales, Eastern BC

Mike joined Pivotal with over 18 years of experience in the equipment financing industry. Located in the interior of British Columbia, Mike has vast experience in the forestry, construction and transportation sectors. Mike is known for his industry knowledge, and comprehensive customer relationships. He prides himself in finding the best financing solution for his clients in a timely manner.

Previous to Pivotal, Mike was a Senior Manager of Equipment Financing for a Schedule 1 Chartered Bank. He holds a bachelor degree in Management with an Accounting Major from the University of Lethbridge.

Tel:     (778) 687-3364
Email: meckersley@pivotalcapitalcorp.com

Mary Mallais

Mary Mallais
Sales Support Specialist

Mary comes to Pivotal with over 35 years of experience in the Trucking industry.  She started in the business as a sales coordinator, then spent some time in Sales before working her way into the Finance department with a Class 8 truck dealer.

Most recently she was with ECN Capital, working with the Sales department and offering support to close deals in a timely manner.  Mary continues with a similar role for Pivotal – making sure customers are taken care of during all stages of the sales cycle.

Tel:      (705) 327-4284
Email: mmallais@pivotalcapitalcorp.com  

Lisa Landry

Lisa Landry
Sales Support Specialist

Lisa joins Pivotal as a Sales Support Specialist, bringing with her 25 years of experience in the lease financial  sector.   Lisa’s clear communication style and broad leasing experience allows her to organize quickly, provide fast turnaround, and to identify and solve problems.

Prior to joining Pivotal, Lisa held positions in sales support, documentation, and senior customer service with ECN Financial Inc, AT&T Capital, Maxium Financial, and Wells Fargo.

Tel:      (905) 446-1106
Email: llandry@pivotalcapitalcorp.com