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meet the team

We’re here to share in your vision — to understand where you stand and help you get where you’re going. And as a partner in your journey, we’ll ensure that you can grow with confidence. So take a breath and know that, whatever happens next, you’ll be ready and we’ll be by your side.

Bill Stephenson

Global Chief Executive Officer

» As Global CEO, Mr. Stephenson is responsible for the implementation of the Platforms’ strategic plans, with a focus on expanding and further integrating their global footprint to deliver integrated financial solutions to manufacturers and distribution partners in Europe and the United States. Mr. Stephenson has held a variety of senior industry positions over the past three decades, most recently serving as CEO and Chairman of DLL Financial Services Inc., a global asset finance partner. He played an integral role in the emergence of DLL as a global market leader within the vendor finance and equipment leasing industry, with over $36 billion of global leasing assets. After attending the United States Air Force Academy, he received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University.

Tom Lyle

Global Chief Operating Officer

» In Mr. Lyle’s role as Global COO, he is responsible for overseeing and increasing digitization and optimizing operating efficiencies across the Platforms, including developing shared servicing centers for their middle and back-office operations. Mr. Lyle has held a variety of senior operational and industry positions over the past two decades. He most recently served as General Manager of Global Leasing at Xerox Corporation, which managed over $3 billion of global leasing assets. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Cal Poly Humboldt and his MBA from New York University.

Amy Vetere

Global Chief Informational Officer

» In Ms. Vetere’s role as Global CIO, she is responsible for leading global technology for the HPS Global Leasing Platforms. Prior to joining PEAC Solutions, Ms. Vetere was Director of Solution Design at Barclays. Prior to Barclays, Ms. Vetere was with Xerox for more than 32 years, most recently as their IT Transformation Leader and as IT Commercial Center of Excellence Leader and Manager of Enterprise Architecture prior to that.  Ms. Vetere holds a BA from SUNY Geneseo and an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Richard Irwin

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

» Mr. Irwin has been PEAC Solutions’s Chief Financial Officer since February 2022.  Prior to accepting the CFO role, Mr. Irwin was most recently PEAC Solutions’ Treasurer and Head of Capital Markets.  Prior to joining in 2016, Mr. Irwin spent 19 years at CIT Group Inc. holding various positions in Corporate Accounting, Treasury Risk Management, Securitization, and Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Irwin earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance and an MBA from Rutgers University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) Charterholder.

Gregory Sting

Chief Operations Officer and Senior Vice President

» Mr. Sting joined the team in late 2014 to manage PEAC Solutions’ lease and loan portfolio and drive improvements in the servicing departments. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Sting was most recently the Chief Operations Officer of CIT Finance LLC and was responsible for managing the servicing of the portfolio at the Jacksonville, FL facility. Areas of responsibility included Collections, Customer Care, Bad Debt Recovery, Booking, Sales Support, Onboarding, and Asset Management. Mr. Sting earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Heidelberg College and completed the Executive MBA program at Bowling Green State University (Ohio).

Jeff Nicholas

Chief Risk Officer

» Mr. Nicholas joined PEAC Solutions in February 2020 and has an extensive background in commercial finance with 28 years of Credit and Risk Management experience. Prior to joining PEAC Solutions, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer for BB&T Commercial Equipment Capital from 2006 until 2019.  Previously, Mr. Nicholas held senior leadership positions in Credit and Risk Management with several other leading bank-owned and independent leasing companies.  Mr. Nicholas received his bachelor’s degree from West Chester University and an MBA from Penn State University.

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We’re always looking for smart and passionate people to join team PEAC Solutions. Take a look at our open positions or just reach out with your resume — our door (well, actually our application portal) is always open.

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