Francois van Reede Joins Utica Equipment Finance Team

February 27, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS, MI, February 27, 2020 – Utica Equipment Finance, a leading provider of equipment-based term loans and leases to companies throughout North America, today announced that Francois van Reede has joined the firm as a Business Development Officer. Based in Arizona, he will be responsible for sourcing and developing client and referral relationships throughout the United States.

“Francois is a seasoned sales professional and has an extensive background in equipment finance,” said Ed Stolarski, President of Utica Equipment Finance. “Throughout a successful two-decade career, he has originated, analyzed and closed countless business transactions with senior decision-makers at corporations of all sizes, with enthusiasm and attention to detail.”

Over the past 25 years Francois has worked with some of the largest banking and financing entities in South Africa, Canada, and the United States, including Barclays Bank, Nedbank, ABSA, GE Capital, ABN-AMRO Bank and Caterpillar Financial Services. He joins Utica Equipment Finance from Sterling National Bank. Previously at Commercial Credit Group and Nations Equipment Finance, he focused on transportation and equipment financing transactions.

Francois earned his Business Management Degree from the Damelin School of Business in South Africa. He can be reached at 480-391-3162 or