Meet our team of lease financing experts, who partner with businesses every day to provide commercial equipment lease financing options that meet their growing business needs. 

Rick Barry, Merchants Bank Equipment Finance President

Rick Barry


(952) 837-4916 
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Shawn HainesShawn Haines

Credit Underwriting Manager 

(952) 837-4912 
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Corey Hothan, Equipment Lease FinancingCorey Hothan

Vice President/Portfolio Manager 

(952) 837-4913 
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Sally LaingSally Laing

Vendor Documentation Processing Manager 

(952) 837-4910 
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Chris LizaolaChris Lizaola

Underwriting Analyst 

(952) 837-4904 
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Greg RasmussenGreg Rasmussen


(507) 457-9325 
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Jordan Schultz, Portfolio SpecialistJordan Schultz

Portfolio Specialist

(507) 457-9341 
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Jeff TibbettsJeff Tibbetts

Regional Vendor Finance Manager 

(952) 837-4911 
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Nathan WestNathan West

Credit Analyst 

(952) 837-4902 
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Eric ZehrEric Zehr

Vice President/Sales 

(952) 837-4918 
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Jane ZiebarthJane Ziebarth

Senior Underwriting Analyst 

(952) 837-4917 
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