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Our Team Members

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Our Team Members

Each of our team members have years of experience in all forms of reseller finance, while having a particular focus on technology finance. So they not only understand business finance, they know your industry.

Val Lorenzelli

Val Lorenzelli
Managing Director

Val Lorenzelli in partnership with Mark O’Donoghue and the Finlease Group formed Finrent in August 1999. Finrent was established to provide a solution to enable customers and suppliers to have a viable equipment rental solution.

Val’s specialties include funding technology and other assets rental and operating lease structures, financing printing equipment, complex equipment finance transactions, client relationship management, whole of banking changeover, residual investment

Val has over 30 years in finance with varied roles spanning from managing sales teams, holding senior credit authorities to managing business within the banking section. Prior to forming Finrent Val spent 10 years as a Senior Manager at Australian Guarantee Corporation (AGC).

Russell Irving

Russell Irving
Dealer Technology Finance Specialist

Russell Irving partnered with Finlease in 2013 and brought focus and industry knowledge to the Finlease / Finrent partner program, building it to become industry leading and of the highest standard and easy to access program available. We support vendor suppliers with programs that work and are tailored to meet the specific requirements of our various technology partners.

Russell has over 30 years of experience working in the technology and print markets, combined with a clear and concise understanding of the business fundamentals. Russell’s experience over many years leading sales campaigns at all levels in the technology space for industry giants Konica Minolta and Canon, provides solutions that enable suppliers to grow their business through expertise that is invaluable in today’s market that translate into real results.

You can contact Russell on 0418 234 383

David Quinn
Relationship Manager – Partner Program

David Quinn is extremely passionate about helping people sell more. Over the past 25 years, he has worked with most photocopier manufacturers including Canon, Mita, Toshiba, Konica and Ricoh, by supporting and creating sales aid finance tools to help them simply sell more and increase customer retention.

Throughout this journey, David has been intimately involved in the implementation, development and the marketing of numerous Managed Print Solutions. After all these years he still believes this concept selling will give any sales person a competitive edge in our dynamic and changing world.

You can contact David on 0403 072 539

Charlie Blancato
Operations Manager - Partner Program

Charlie Blancato has over 18 years of experience in the Printing and Finance Industries, having worked for a multinational such as Canon Australia, major banks in Bank of Queensland and Investec, and a smaller organisation in Alliance Equipment Finance, a Vendor Finance Broker Specialist.

During his 15 years at Canon, he had 2 significant roles, firstly with Canon Finance Australia (11 years) developing finance products and programmes and running the operations. This was followed by 4 years with Canon Australia as National Operations Manager in the Copier Business. As a result of these 2 roles, Charlie developed an excellent understanding of the processes and requirements of all stakeholders within what can be described as a complex supply chain, having closely interacted with Senior Management, Direct Sales Channels, Indirect Sales Channels (i.e. Dealers & Distributors), Finance, Marketing, Legal, Credit, Logistics, IT, Service Technicians and most importantly the end user customer.

During the last 3 years, he has been responsible for the Managed Services Programme working closely with the Vendor Finance Team at Alliance which was acquired by Investec Bank which was then acquired by the Bank of Queensland.

You can contact Charlie on 0448 480 059

Theresa Skordis
Relationship Manager

Theresa Skordis has over 6 years’ experience in sales and customer service and has been with Finlease Group for one year. She has recently moved into a role that focuses on working with vendors and clients throughout the application and settlement process.

You can contact Theresa on 02 8404 2000

Don Goodfellow

Don Goodfellow
Relationship Manager

Don Goodfellow has over 17 years in the finance industry preforming various Account Manager/Customer Service Roles. Don has been with Finrent for 2 years. Prior to joining Finrent, he was at Alliance Equipment Finance for 5 years, Australian Integrated Finance for 6 years and AGC/Westpac for 3 years.

Don specialises in working with vendors & clients from the initial application to the settlement of the finance.

Throughout the years he has built up many solid relationships with Clients, Funders and Vendors.

You can contact Don on 02 8404 2000

Adam Fittler
Relationship Manager – Partner Program

Joining Finlease in 2016, Adam brings energy, industry knowledge, passion and expertise to the Partner program, continuing building it to become industry leading and of the highest standard and easy to access program available, backed by great people who live and breathe service!

Adam’s past experience calls upon more than 10 years with Fuji Xerox Australia and 3 years at one of Apple’s largest professional Resellers, both roles involved supporting and working closely with customers to help enable growth and improvements in their businesses.

Adam holds two master degrees and puts them to use when assisting customers; Master of Applied Finance & Master of Management

You can contact Adam on 0422 001 316

Call our team and see what makes them tick. You’ll find our approach to technology finance a breath of fresh air.
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