NFS is a leading provider of computer and technology leasing for companies that rely on Information Technology systems to drive their business operations.
Founded by an executive team with a track record of success in the computer services industry, NFS lives at the intersection of technology and finance. We know that for technology driven companies, technological change can outpace the growth rate of technology budgets — and NFS Leasing can help by transforming their technology from a cost center to a competitive advantage through creative financing. Our knowledgeable senior management team will take the time to understand your business, propose a solution that meets your needs, and leverage your investment through our deep industry partnerships.
We work with a range of organizations from venture-backed startups looking to manage cash flow and preserve capital to large organizations looking keep their workforces productive and armed with the best technologies. NFS provides our clients solutions to manage ever-growing technology budgets and dramatically improve the bottom line.
President of NFS Leasing
Cliff Rucker has been President of NFS Leasing since its inception. Prior to his tenure at NFS, Mr. Rucker was founder and CEO of NEXL, one of the largest computer services companies and managed services providers in the country with 12 offices and over 120 million in annual revenues. Mr. Rucker oversaw the successful sale of Nexl to publicly traded NASDAQ Company MTM Technologies in 2005. He has been featured on the cover of Computer Reseller News and served on various technology industry councils including those for Sun Microsystems, EMC and Hewlett Packard, and holds a number of board positions for both commercial and not for profit enterprises.
Mr. Rucker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Relations from Tufts University.
Executive Vice President of Sales
Jim Murphy is Executive Vice President of Sales and a Principal of NFS Leasing. Prior to joining NFS, Mr. Murphy was New York Area Vice President for MTM Technologies, a 700 employee national systems integrator, where he managed the largest and most profitable area for MTM. Mr. Murphy has also held key sales, management and business development positions in several Regional and National System Integrators, including Nexl, where he was Vice President of the Tri-State Region, CIC Systems, one of Sun’s original and largest system integrators, and Compucom, a billion dollar reseller of computer and help desk systems.
Mr. Murphy holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Information Systems from St. Thomas Aquinas College.
Vice President of Finance
Mark Blaisdell is Vice President of Finance and a Principal of NFS Leasing. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, he served as Vice President/Regional Controller for MTM Technologies where he assisted with the successful integration of Nexl, where he had previously served as Vice President of Finance and Operations. Throughout his distinguished career he has held a variety of financial and operational leadership positions in several technology firms including Interliant, Triumph Technologies, J.J. Wild and XRE Corporation.
Mr. Blaisdell holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Lowell, and has a Certificate in Total Quality Management from Boston College.
Executive Vice President
Dean Oliver is Executive Vice President and a Principal of NFS Leasing. He focuses on Service Providers and Strategic Alliances for the firm. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of NEXL Inc. Mr. Oliver has held positions in several other industries including Plastics, Defense, and Manufacturing, holding roles that included President, Director of Manufacturing, Purchasing Manager, and Materials Manager.
Mr. Oliver holds an MBA from Boston College and a BA from Gordon College.
Vice President of Business Development
Chuck Worsham joined NFS Leasing as Vice President of Business Development in 2009 for NFS’s newly opened Chicago Office. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in a variety of Finance and technology roles. Chuck’s background includes positions as CEO and VP of Sales and Marketing for Blue Capital Management, and 8 years in a variety of Senior Management positions with GE Capital, including Mergers and Acquisitions Experience, and Vice President at NEXL.
Chuck has a B.A. in Business Administration and Economics from Purdue, and extensive leadership and management training including Six Sigma Quality, and Advanced Leasing and Creative Leasing Training.
Vice President of Channel Development
Craig Cooper joined NFS Leasing in 2010 as Vice President of Channel Development. Craig joins NFS after a successful stint at the managed services industry leader Navisite, and brings to NFS more than 20 years of experience and success in a variety of IT sales and management roles.
Craig attended UCLA majoring in Computer Science.
Dana Calumby is Controller at NFS Leasing, and responsible for all accounting operations of the company, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial analysis, and monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting. Prior to joining NFS in 2008, Dana held a variety of accounting management and staff accounting positions including roles at Sperry Products and Advanced Visual Systems.
Dana attended Bentley College in Waltham Massachusetts where she was a Presidential Scholar.
Director of Leasing Services
Emily Silva is Director of Leasing Services at NFS Leasing, and responsible for new customer on-boarding and database management. Prior to joining NFS in 2008, Emily held a variety of customer service, marketing and management positions including roles at Cheng & Tsui, the leading publisher of Asian language textbooks, real estate industry leader Coldwell Banker, and fashion house Kenneth Cole.
Emily is originally from the Washington D.C. area where she graduated from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with a Bachelor’s Degree.
Manager of Leasing Services
Maryjane Reagan has been NFS Leasing’s Manager of Leasing Services since 2009. Maryjane joined NFS after a successful term as Manager at J. Butler Property Management and several other managerial roles. Working as Manager of Leasing Services at NFS, Maryjane is happy to assist with answering any questions regarding the leasing process and lease documentation.
Maryjane obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from UMass Lowell, where she was a John and Abigail Adams Scholar.