The NFS Leasing Team Wants To Help
Businesses Secure Necessary Equipment Financing

Our Leadership and Expertise

The NFS Leasing Team understands the challenges of running a business and wants to help those that are struggling to secure critically needed equipment financing. Having been entrepreneurs and built companies ourselves, we have experienced the frustrations of rigid and obsolete credit requirements, an unwillingness to understand your business, and an inability to be flexible in leasing practices.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Ashley Whyman

Ashley Whyman

President

Dana Calumby

Dana Calumby

Chief Financial Officer

Cliff Rucker

Cliff Rucker

Founder and Chairman

Mark Blaisdell

Mark Blaisdell

Senior Advisor

Dean Oliver

Dean Oliver

EVP of Sales, Principal

Eric Renaud

Eric Renaud

Chief Credit Officer

Jonas McCray

Jonas McCray

Vice President & General Counsel

Patty DiBello

Patty DiBello

Vice President of Marketing

Emily Silva

Emily Silva

Director of Leasing Services

Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy

VP of Business Development, Principal

Chuck Worsham

Chuck Worsham

VP of Business Development

SALES TEAM

David Denniss

David Denniss

VP Sales Canada

Brett Poteet

Brett Poteet

VP of Business Development

Craig Cooper

Craig Cooper

VP of Business Development

Rich Vassallo

Rich Vassallo

VP of Business Development

Mike Fisher

Mike Fisher

Director of Inside Sales

Jonathan Bova

Jonathan Bova

VP of Business Development

Jon Preiser

Jon Preiser

Vice President of Sales

Jen Walender

Jen Walender

Vice President Business Development

Eric Goldman

Vice President Business Development

Davin Moriarty

Davin Moriarty

Business Development Representative

Sumit Bhattachan

Jessica Fill

Vice President Business Development

SERVICES TEAM

Dan Salstein

Dan Salstein

Associate General Counsel

Derek Howell

Derek Howell

Leasing Manager

Kimberly Duong

Kimberly Duong

Senior Accountant

Jesse Markarian

Jesse Markarian

Equipment Recovery Specialist

Heather Lee

Heather Lee

Leasing Administrator

Christine Minaya

Christine Minaya

Accounting Manager

Emily Ackerman

Emily Ackerman

Leasing Administrator

Michael Barker

Michael Barker

Associate Counsel

Maryjane O'Neill

Manager of Leasing Services

Matthew Blaisdell

Matthew Blaisdell

Senior Accountant

Ray Brousseau

Senior Credit Analyst

Josh Rucker

Collateral Specialist

Christian Macias

Staff Accountant

Tammy Pellizzaro

Leasing Administrator

Douglas Goodrich

Contracts Administrative Assistant

Taylor Nohelty

Contracts Administrative Assistant

Sumit Bhattachan

Rachael Toppi

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

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Ashley Whyman

President

Ashley Whyman is President of NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Whyman is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company, driving growth and managing all key leadership functions. Ms. Whyman previously served as Vice President and General Counsel of NFS Leasing and managed NFS Leasing’s in-house legal department. Before joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Whyman was a bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and litigation attorney practicing in Boston.

Dana Calumby

Chief Financial Officer

Dana Calumby is Chief Financial Officer of NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Calumby provides strategic and operational leadership and management for all aspects of finance and accounting for the company. Prior to being appointed as CFO, Ms. Calumby served as Vice President of Finance and managed NFS Leasing’s finance and accounting departments. Before joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Calumby held leadership accounting positions at Sperry Products and Advanced Visual Systems.
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Cliff Rucker

Founder and Chairman

Cliff Rucker is Founder and Chairman of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Rucker previously served as President of NFS Leasing. Prior to his tenure at NFS Leasing, Mr. Rucker was Founder and CEO of NEXL, a national provider of IT services and outsourcing. Mr. Rucker oversaw the successful sale of NEXL to publicly traded NASDAQ Company MTM Technologies in 2005.
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Mark Blaisdell

Senior Advisor

Mark Blaisdell is Senior Advisor to NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Blaisdell previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Credit Officer of NFS Leasing. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Blaisdell served as Vice President and Regional Controller of MTM Technologies and served as Vice President Finance and Operations of NEXL.

Dean Oliver

Dean Oliver

Executive Vice President of Sales, Principal

Dean Oliver is Executive Vice President of Sales, and Principal of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Oliver is responsible for lease originations, vendor and client engagement, and overseeing NFS Leasing’s sales operations. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Oliver served as President and Chief Operating Officer of NEXL Inc.
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Eric Renaud

Chief Credit Officer

Eric Renaud is Chief Credit Officer at NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Renaud provides strategic and operational leadership and management for all aspects of credit and risk management for the company. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Renaud served as Division President at Thrive Payments and held a variety of leadership positions at Direct Capital, CIT and Firestone Financial including Chief Operating Officer, Senior Credit Officer and Senior Vice President Portfolio Management.
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Jonas D.L. McCray

Vice President & General Counsel

Jonas D.L. McCray is Vice President and General Counsel of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. McCray provides legal services and advice throughout the organization, and supports NFS as a senior executive. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. McCray served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President of a commercial finance company and has 20+ years of experience in commercial finance, M&A, compliance and general corporate matters, working at global law firms.

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Patty DiBello

Vice President Marketing

Patty DiBello is Vice President Marketing of NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. DiBello is responsible for overseeing all marketing and public relations operations and activity. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. DiBello held a variety of leadership marketing positions at Fortune 500 brands, including Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and Staples, Inc.

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Emily Silva

Director Leasing Services

Emily Silva is Director Leasing Services of NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Silva is responsible for new customer on-boarding and database management. Ms. Silva also oversees the lease documentation department for NFS Leasing. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Silva held a variety of customer service, marketing and management positions including roles at Cheng & Tsui.

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Jim Murphy

Vice President of Business Development, Principal

Jim Murphy is Vice President of Business Development, and Principal of NFS Leasing, Inc. serving in NFS Leasing’s New York Metro Office. Mr. Murphy is responsible for the integration and management of NFS Leasing’s IT systems, as well as customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Murphy was a New York Area Vice President for MTM Technologies.
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Chuck Worsham

Vice President Business Development

Chuck Worsham is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. in NFS Leasing’s Chicago Office. Mr. Worsham is responsible for vendor partner development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Worsham held a variety of roles in Finance and Technology.

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David Denniss

Vice President Business Development

David Denniss is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. Canada. Mr. Denniss is responsible for customer development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Denniss served at EMC Corporation as Finance Manager for Canada and brings years of experience in the mid to large ticket leasing industry.

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Brett Poteet

Vice President Business Development

Brett Poteet is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Poteet is responsible for customer development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Poteet served in Medical Leasing and brings years of finance experience in the Healthcare, Information Technology, Machine Tools, Construction, Media, Entertainment Industries and more.

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Craig Cooper

Vice President Business Development

Craig Cooper is Vice President Business Development at NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Cooper is responsible for customer development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Cooper served in Sales Management in a variety of industries, and is a graduate of UCLA.

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Rich Vassallo

Vice President Business Development

Rich Vassallo is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Vassallo is responsible for customer development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Vassallo served in Medical Sales and has expertise in Medical Devices, Capital Equipment and Scientific Instruments.

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Mike Fisher

Director Inside Sales

Mike Fisher is Director Inside Sales of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Fisher is responsible for small-ticket customer development and management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Fisher served as Vice President of Ticket Sales for the Worcester Railers. Mr. Fisher is a graduate of Colorado State University.

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Jonathan Bova

Vice President Business Development

Jonathan Bova is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Bova is responsible for new and existing vendor business. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Bova served as Managing Director at Verto Management, LLC.

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Jon Preiser

Vice President Business Development

Jon Preiser is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Preiser is responsible for customer development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Preiser served with GE Capital and Huntington Equipment Finance. Mr. Preiser brings many years of experience in the leasing industry. Mr. Preiser graduated from Syracuse University School of Management, with degrees in Finance and Marketing.

Jen Walender

Vice President Business Development

Jen Walender is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Walender is responsible for customer acquisition, customer development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Walender served at several commercial finance leasing firms including Huntington Technology Finance, Dell Financial Services and Summit Funding group. Ms. Walender brings years of commercial finance and lending experience.

Eric Goldman

Vice President Business Development

Eric Goldman is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Goldman is responsible for customer acquisition, customer development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Goldman served at several independent equipment leasing firms as well as GE Capital, People’s United Bank and Bank of America. Mr. Goldman brings years of commercial finance and lending experience.

Davin Moriarty

Business Development Representative

Davin Moriarty is a Business Development Representative of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Moriarty is responsible for customer acquisition. Most recently, Mr. Moriarty served with the United States Marine Corps for eight years as a Sergeant, Training Chief, and Infantry Squad Leader.
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Jessica Fill

Vice President Business Development

Jessica Fill is Vice President Business Development of NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Fill is responsible for customer acquisition, customer development and customer relationship management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Fill served at several medical and healthcare technology organizations, including TruMed and Medtronic. Ms. Fill brings years of medical equipment experience.
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Dan Salstein

Associate General Counsel

Dan Salstein is Associate General Counsel of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Salstein is responsible for managing commercial and financial transactions, litigation and general corporate matters. Mr. Salstein also provides legal advice throughout the organization. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Salstein practiced law in and around Boston. Mr. Salstein received a Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University College of Law and was later admitted to the Massachusetts State Bar.
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Derek Howell

Manager of Leasing Services

Derek Howell is a Manager of Leasing Services with NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Howell is responsible for documentation, sales support, and ushering the lease through its life cycle, from credit decision to funding. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Howell held positions with the YMCA and served in an operations and vendor support role with TimePayment Corporation.

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Kimberly Duong

Senior Accountant

Kimberly Duong is a Senior Accountant at NFS Leasing, Inc. Kimberly is responsible for assisting in accounting operations of the company, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting, and tax compliance. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Kimberly received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Salem State University.

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Jesse Markarian

Equipment Recovery Specialist

Jesse Markarian is Equipment Recovery Specialist for NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Markarian is responsible for managing the warehouse and coordinating the logistics for all equipment returns and recoveries. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Markarian served in a variety of warehouse manager roles, with a focus on technology equipment.

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Heather Lee

Leasing Administrator

Heather Lee is a Leasing Administrator for NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Lee is responsible for documentation, sales support, and seeing leases through from credit decision to funding. Prior to joining the Contracts department, Ms. Lee served as Sales Support and Contracts Assistant for NFS Leasing.

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Christine Minaya

Accounting Manager

Christine Minaya is an Accounting Manager at NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Minaya is responsible for managing the company’s accounting operations, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting, and tax compliance. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Minaya served as a public accounting auditor, where she audited and prepared tax returns for many non-public companies from various industries.

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Emily Ackerman

Leasing Administrator

Emily Ackerman is a Leasing Administrator for NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Ackerman is responsible for assisting the NFS Leasing team with the documentation of leases, ensuring the leasing process is smooth from start to finish. Ms. Ackerman received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Salem State University.

Michael Barker

Associate Counsel

Michael Barker is Associate Counsel of NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Barker is responsible for managing litigation. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Barker practiced law in and around Boston. Mr. Barker received a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School and received a Bachelor’s Degree from College of the Holy Cross.
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Maryjane O'Neill

Leasing Services

Maryjane O’Neill is Manager of Leasing Services at NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. O’Neill is responsible for lease documentation, sales support, and managing leases through their full life cycle. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. O’Neill served in lease administration, retail, and property management roles. Ms. O’Neill received a bachelor’s degree from UMASS Lowell.
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Matthew Blaisdell

Senior Accountant

Matthew Blaisdell is a Senior Accountant at NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Blaisdell is responsible for managing NFS Leasing’s existing portfolio. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Blaisdell served at iHeart Media where he managed budgets and sales analytics. Mr. Blaisdell received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Economics and Finance from Southern New Hampshire University.

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Ray Brousseau

Senior Credit Analyst

Ray Brousseau is Senior Credit Analyst at NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Brousseau is responsible for supporting credit decisions and underwriting new transactions. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Brousseau held various roles as a commercial credit analyst. Mr. Brousseau received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Bryant University.
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Josh Rucker

Collateral Specialist

Josh Rucker is Collateral Specialist at NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Rucker is responsible for analyzing equipment as part of our credit underwriting process and supporting off-lease equipment sales. Prior to accepting this role, Mr. Rucker served in the warehouse, learning about the types of collateral utilized at NFS Leasing. Mr. Rucker received a bachelor’s degree from Curry College.
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Christian Macias

Staff Accountant

Christian Macias is a Staff Accountant at NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Macias is responsible for a variety of accounting operations, including accounts receivable, accounts payable and financial reporting. Mr. Macias received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration concentrating in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Tammy Pellizzaro

Leasing Administrator

Tammy Pellizzaro is a Leasing Administrator for NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Pellizzaro is responsible for assisting the NFS Leasing team with the documentation of leases, ensuring the leasing process is smooth from start to finish. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Pellizzaro served as Manager for Ironhorse Funding. Ms. Pellizzaro received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management from Mount Ida College.

Douglas Goodrich

Contracts Administrative Assistant

Douglas Goodrich is a Contracts Administrative Assistant for NFS Leasing, Inc. Mr. Goodrich is responsible for assisting the contracts team with day-to-day operational support. Mr. Goodrich received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Business Management and Marketing from University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Mr. Goodrich served as a Business Operations Underwriter for Beyond Finance.

Taylor Nohelty

Contracts Administrative Assistant

Taylor Nohelty is a Contracts Administrative Assistant for NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Nohelty is responsible for assisting the contracts team with day-to-day operational support. Ms. Nohelty received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting from Suffolk University. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Nohelty served as an Administrative Program Coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation and has experience in the administrative and financial services field.

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Rachael Toppi

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Rachael Toppi is an Executive Assistant and Office Manager at NFS Leasing, Inc. Ms. Toppi is responsible for assisting with office management duties and supporting the executive team. Prior to joining NFS Leasing, Ms. Toppi served in office management and executive assistant roles at Qiagen, Massachusetts Port Authority, and Enterprise Car Rental.