MANAGEMENT
TEAM

Liberty specializes in providing equipment financing for transactions ranging in size from $1 million to $50 million and more.  Led by a seasoned team of industry veterans with a combined 135+ years of experience , we leverage our financing expertise to provide a wide variety of creative structuring options for every transaction as well as sale-leasebacks on existing equipment, equipment lines of credit and up to 100% financing regardless of industry. Let our team help your team and your entire company grow and prosper.

 


LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT TEAM

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Eric is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Liberty Commercial Finance and is responsible for firm strategy, funding partnerships, and risk management.

An equipment finance veteran since the early 2000's, Eric has an unparalleled track record of success launching and running verticals in structured finance, sponsor finance, aviation services, and energy services prior to founding Liberty. Eric held senior positions at three of the largest independent equipment finance companies in the US before founding his own firm, Liberty Commercial Finance.

Eric received his Bachelors of Art in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Eric enjoys surfing, snowboarding, basketball, and pingpong.

Eric Freeman

President and Chief Investment Officer

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Ryan is responsible for the company's sales efforts, where he oversees business development and sales dedicated to serving middle market and large market corporation's equipment financing needs.

As an industry sales leader, Ryan has worked directly with a multitude of companies in all aspects of the financing including inception to finalized financing. His ability to understand a company's financials and their equipment financing needs has allowed him and his team to finance over 90% of their interested prospects.

Ryan has a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from University of Arizona and Bachelors of Science in Finance from University of Phoenix.

Ryan enjoys golf, fishing, and attending concerts and sporting events. Go Dodgers!

Ryan Dunman

Senior Vice President of Originations

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As the Senior Vice President of Risk Management for Liberty Commercial Finance, Kirk is responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor the company's operational and strategic risk.

With over 35 years of experience in commercial lending with deep domain expertise in operations management, portfolio management and risk management, he is excited to be able to help all of Liberty's customers with their financing needs.

Kirk is a native of Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska.

Kirk enjoys sports with a primary emphasis on bowling, pickleball, and Fantasy Sports Participation.

Kirk Nelson

Senior Vice President of Risk Management

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Rick is the Senior Vice President of Capital Markets at Liberty Commercial Finance and is responsible for the development, growth, and on-going management of a large portfolio of diverse Capital Market assets.

Rick joiner Liberty with 28 years of senior management and transaction experience in the equipment leasing and finance industry.

Previously, Rick was principal at Voltaic Capital Markets and co-head of leasing and portfolio, management at boutique equipment leasing fund manager Cypress Financial. Rick hold a MA in Finance and a BA in Finance and Management Sciences from the University of Iowa.

Rick in as avid cyclist and loves attending live music concerts.

Rick Rockhold

Senior Vice President of Capital Markets

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Moniza is the Principal of Liberty Commercial Finance.

Moniza supports the company’s Accounting and Marketing departments. She is responsible for Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Insurance Management and also provides her support to the Marketing team with email campaigns and other projects. Prior to starting this venture with her husband, Eric Freeman, Moniza spent over 15 years in the marketing industry holding positions in PR, Accounting and Budgeting.

Moniza received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing.

Moniza enjoys running and playing with her two precious girls.

Moniza Freeman

Principal

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Jenny is responsible for evaluating and analyzing credit risk, underwriting, maintaining relationships with capital partners, performing due diligence, and overseeing closing process for complex financing transactions.

Prior to LCF, Jenny worked for JPMorgan Chase in Business Banking and Investment Management with the bank's Private Client Banking group. Before making the jump to the financial services industry, she spent 10 years in the hospitality industry holding various positions in corporate development, workforce transformation, operations, and management.

Jenny holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Pepperdine University.

Jenny enjoys golf, spa days, and live concerts.

Jenny Roach

Vice President of Credit & Capital Markets

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Jen heads up the documentation and funding department for all equipment lease and finance transactions originated by Liberty.

Jen is responsible for leading all financial documentation processes and the timely closing of financing contracts within compliance guidelines.

She has over 18 years of experience in the leasing and financing industry. She had spent five years in Operations with GE Capital, documenting and funding transactions including aircraft, marine, titled assets, food processing, and production lines.

Prior to GE, she spent seven years at Wells Fargo Equipment Finance in a similar capacity.

Jen loves playing with her dog and traveling.

Jen Bradford

Vice President of Documentation and Funding