Global Chief Executive Officer
» As CEO of PEAC Solutions, Mr. Stephenson is focused on expanding and further integrating PEAC’s global footprint to deliver financial solutions to manufacturers and distribution partners worldwide. With over four decades of experience, he has held a variety of senior leadership positions in the leasing industry, including eight years as the CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of DLL, where he played an integral role in creating one of the world’s largest vendor finance companies. Mr. Stephenson is a former Chairman on the Equipment Leasing and Financing Association (ELFA). Amongst his many industry accolades and recognitions, he was named the “Leasing CEO of the Decade (2010-2020)” by the MonitorDaily, a leading publication for the U.S. equipment finance and leasing market. Further, he is a recipient of the “Chairman’s Award” from Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), an industry association for machinery dealers around the world. In November 2023, Mr. Stephenson was honored as the inaugural inductee into the “Leasing Life Hall of Fame”, which recognized his many contributions to the European leasing market. He is a proud alumnus of Florida State University and a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.