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. 

Paul Butze, Merchants Bank Equipment Finance Paul Butze

Vice President / Senior Regional Vendor Finance Manager  

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Jeff Tibbetts Jeff Tibbetts

Regional Vendor Finance Manager 

(952) 837-4911
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Jane Ziebarth Jane Ziebarth

Senior Underwriting Analyst 

(952) 837-4917
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Sally Laing Sally Laing

Vendor Documentation Processing Manager 

(952) 837-4910
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Chris Lizaola Chris Lizaola

Underwriting Analyst 

(952) 837-4904
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Corey Hothan, Equipment Lease Financing Corey Hothan

Vice President of Operations

(952) 837-4913
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Nathan West Nathan West

Credit Analyst 

(952) 837-4902
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Shawn Haines Shawn Haines

Assistant Vice President /
Credit Manager

(952) 837-4912
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Greg Rasmussen Greg Rasmussen


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

Portfolio Specialist

(507) 457-9341
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Rick Barry, Merchants Bank Equipment Finance PresidentRick Barry


(952) 837-4916
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