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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Scott Busch Scott Busch

Territory Manager

(816) 550-5478
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Shawn Haines Shawn Haines

Credit Underwriting Manager

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

Vice President/Portfolio Manager

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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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Greg Rasmussen Greg Rasmussen


(507) 457-9325
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Corene Richards Corene Richards

Portfolio Specialist

(507) 457-9341
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Jeff Tibbetts Jeff Tibbetts

Regional Vendor Finance Manager

(952) 837-4911
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Nathan West Nathan West

Credit Analyst

(952) 837-4902
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Eric Zehr Eric Zehr

Vice President/Sales

(952) 837-4918
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Jane Ziebarth Jane Ziebarth

Senior Underwriting Analyst

(952) 837-4917
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