CEFL works in a variety of industries including Construction, Transportation, Manufacturing, Mining, Aviation, Printing, Industrial,Agriculture and Medical.
Mr. Keenan began his career in the finance and leasing business with Barclays Bank, in 1989. In 1992, he joined John Deere Credit after the acquisition of Barclays finance business, through a subsidiary company Canadian Equipment Finance Corporation. In 1997, Mr. Keenan was one of three original founders of ABN AMRO Leasing, a division of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. In 1999 he was promoted to Senior Vice President and Business Unit Head of the leasing unit in Canada. During his 12 year tenure at ABN AMRO Leasing, the leasing business financed/leased over $2.6 billion in equipment assets.
In 2009, Brent founded Canadian Equipment Finance & Leasing Inc., along with two other partners. As well as being a member of the Canadian Finance & Lease Association, he also holds a degree in Business and Administration from the University of Prince Edward Island.
Brady joined the CEFL team, January 2014, following 15 years of leasing and lending experience with GE Capital. After graduating from the University of Guelphs Honors B.Comm in Management Economics & Finance in 1999, Brady joined GE Capitals Commercial Equipment Finance group and held various roles of increasing responsibility within the organization, most recently Vice President, Ontario & Atlantic Provinces. Bradys expertise ranges from New Business Development to Risk (deal structuring) and Operations with Black Belt Certification in Six Sigma. Brady led the Transportation, Construction & Mining segments within GE Capital and managed a dynamic sales force for over past eight years. Brady currently serves on the Board of Ontario Road Builders Association.
Mr. Rolph began his career with the Lafarge Group in 1983 where he held different positions within Lafarge’s aggregate, concrete, asphalt and construction divisions. In 1999 he joined ABN Amro Leasing, a Division of ABN Amro Bank N.V., as a Business Development Manager responsible for sales in his given territory. While there, he specialized in financing equipment within the construction, transportation, manufacturing and industrial market segments. ABN Amro Leasing was sold to Royal Bank of Canada in 2008 and Mr. Rolph continued as Business Development Manager there until 2009 when he joined Canadian Equipment Financing & Leasing.
Mr. Rolph graduated from Conestoga College in Kitchener with a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology.