Peter has 35 years of financial services experience in Canada, most recently serving as Chief Risk Officer at Pivotal Capital Corp. Prior to joining Pivotal, Peter held progressively more challenging and senior roles in Credit and Sales with leading financial corporations in Canada, including TD, CIT, Wells Fargo, and CWB National Leasing. Peter has an extremely rare skillset that combines a pro-business vision with extensive Credit and Sales experience in equipment financing.
Vice President & General Manager
As VP & General Manager 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.
Vice President, Capital Markets
Etienne joined Pivotal as VP Capital Markets with over 15 years of experience in the equipment financing industry. Prior to joining the team, Etienne held various roles of increasing responsibility in Capital Markets notably at GE Capital and Wells Fargo. Etienne has proven track record in loans & leases structuring and syndication in the mid-market sector. His comprehensive experience allows him to provide custom solutions to the customer’s unique needs. Etienne holds a Master’s degree in Finance & Administration from Sherbrooke University and has a CFA designation.
Regional Vice Presidents
Vice President Sales, Quebec
Jacques brings over 35 years of experience in the Quebec equipment finance industry to Pivotal. His mandate is to grow the Quebec market through his long-established contacts in the transportation, construction and manufacturing segments. Jacques holds an MBA and has worked for several banks with his most recent position managing Quebec for Element-ECN.
Vice President Sales, Western Canada
Matt joins Pivotal with 14 years of Equipment finance experience, having worked for such notable companies as GE Capital and ECN Capital. A Certified Public Accountant based in our Calgary office, he understands how to structure the right finance option for his clients and vendors so they can get their equipment to work quickly and cost effectively. A key member of the Senior Leadership Team, Matt’s role as VP Sales for Western Canada includes hiring and managing top-performing salespeople as well as driving direct originations throughout Alberta.
Vice President Sales, Canada
Tony brings over 26 years of financial service excellence to Pivotal Capital Corp. His strong work ethic, attention to detail, excellent customer service and knowledge of equipment are just a few factors that have contributed to his success over the many years in the Transportation & Construction industries.
Senior Credit Analyst
Robin Joins Pivotal as a Senior Credit Analyst. Prior to joining Pivotal, Robin’s early work experience was a serial entrepreneur working in as owner, investor, and consultant until returning to school to earn Master of Business Administration Degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business. Upon graduating, Robin held various roles in Credit of increasing responsibilities in leading financial corporations, including CIBC, TD as well as Toyota Industries Commercial Credit Canada.
Marcy has over 25 years in the equipment financing industry, working in all areas from contract origination, syndication, and assignment business to portfolio management. Marcy has spent all her career on the operations side of the business and in her previous roles has played a key part when acquiring new systems as the book of record and was instrumental in creating policies and procedures. As Pivotal’s Director of Operations she will continue to use her knowledge to develop and build Pivotal’s operations team, streamlining policies and procedures to ensure our customers receive the best service in the industry.
Senior Credit Analyst
Jay brings over 15 years of equipment leasing credit experience to his role as Senior Credit Analyst at Pivotal. Jay thrives in a fast-paced environment, having held various senior credit roles at Coast Capital and Element/ECN Financial prior to joining Pivotal. Jay works closely with the sales and documentation team and his ‘get it done’ attitude helps ensure a positive experience for both the clients and our team.
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.
Director of Third Party Originations
Sara joins Pivotal as Director of Third Party Originations with over 15 years experience in the equipment finance industry. She is well known for her passion, integrity and “get it done” work ethic making her a great match for the Pivotal and Axis Financing team as well as within the equipment finance community and as such, cultivates strong, lasting relationships with Referral Partners from Coast to Coast. Sara’s primary focus is growing the referral partner business and relationships at Pivotal in providing a level of service that her referral partners have come to know, expect, and deserve.
Sales Support Specialist
David joins Pivotal as a Sales Support Specialist with over 25 years of experience within the Equipment Finance Industry, largely in the roles of documentation and funding along with PPSA Administration and PPSA Department Management. Prior to Joining Pivotal, David held positions in Fleet leasing at Triathlon at GE followed by Newcourt, CIT, ECN and most recently as a Dealer Account Specialist with Volvo Financial Services.
Account Executive, SW Ontario
Chris has been in banking and equipment finance for almost 40 years, most recently with ECN Capital. Chris spent 22 years with Little Bros. Leasing in sales and management roles. He then transitioned to Nexcap when they acquired Little Bros. and joined Element Financial (later ECN) upon their purchase of Nexcap in 2013. 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.
Nurdan joins Pivotal as an Account Manager. With numerous years of experience in customer service and sales, she can understand and attend to client’s needs while maintaining positive and genuine connections. Nurdan holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Toronto with a background of Politics, Law, and Psychology.
Account Executive, GTA
Scott brings nearly 25 years of experience in the financial field with him. Starting out at the family’s boutique finance shop, he has worked at several high profile companies such as Element and ECN. He specializes in the transportation side, and has now moved in to medical and construction. Scott has a passion for this business and takes great pleasure in working with such an elite group of professionals.
Account Executive, Central Ontario
Prior to joining Pivotal Capital Bonnie held the position of Business Manager-F&I at the largest Freightliner/Western Star heavy truck dealership in Ontario for 14+ years. With over 25 years experience in financial services, Bonnie has a proven track record of financing equipment in the transportation, manufacturing, and construction industries. Earlier experience includes equipment financing with two chartered banks and Operations Manager at a heavy truck dealership. Bonnie’s vast experience along with the team at Pivotal will ensure customer’s expectations are consistently exceeded. Bonnie has an Honors Diploma in Business Administration from Sheridan College and has taken subsequent credit analyst studies from University of British Columbia.
Account Executive, GTA
Oxana has over 16 years of experience in the financial service industry. She gained expertise dealing with financial planning, investments, and mortgages in the banking industry. In addition to that since 2019 she has been specializing in providing equipment lease-financing solutions to a wide variety of customers across Canada. She focuses primarily on helping clients to find right solutions that meet their financial needs. Her business has been built primarily from referrals from satisfied clients and referral sources. Oxana holds a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree from Academy of Technology and Management, Ukraine. She also has a FMA designation.
Jasjit Singh Toor
Account Executive, 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, proactive customer service and equipment knowledge makes him an asset to both his customers and Pivotal. Jasjit brings a wealth of education to Pivotal, including his Bachelor of Engineering and MBA, as well as diverse experience earned through acquiring his AZ driver’s license.
Account Executive, Quebec
Maxime is an Account Executive in the Quebec region. As an entrepreneur for the past 15 years he has become skilled at effectively communicating with his clients and understanding their needs. Maxime is well known in his community for providing outstanding service, prioritizing turnaround time and for his dedication to his clients.
Director of Sales – BC
Ali is a results-oriented sales professional with 15+ years of experience in B2B / B2C sales with a proven track record of exceeding monthly sales quotas. He also has a Financial/Accounting educational background and 5+ years experience in the financial industry. He is highly skilled at creating new relationships and maintaining strong customer relations to generate repeat business.