Rick Remiker

Vice Chairman

Rick Remiker is a vice chairman in Alta’s global consultancy with considerable experience in the middle- to large-ticket sectors of the equipment leasing and finance industry. He also has extensive accomplishments in corporate banking, commercial finance and specialty lending.

Rick has leadership experience at the bank parent level and has shepherded organizations through challenging economic cycles as a C-suite company executive and industry leader. This breadth of experience, along with past leadership roles in commercial banking, give Rick unique insights into regulatory, risk management and investor relations that inform his work benefiting Alta’s clients.

Rick previously served as the chief commercial banking executive and senior executive vice president of Huntington National Bank. He first joined the bank in 2010 to lead its equipment finance business. While there, he led a smooth integration of Huntington’s largest non-bank M&A transaction—the 2015 acquisition of Macquarie Equipment Finance (now known as Huntington Technology Finance). He also led the creation of a recession-readiness plan and successful business development initiatives in Huntington’s middle-market, corporate banking, commercial real estate, asset finance and specialty banking groups. Huntington achieved rapid financial growth during Rick’s tenure, with the Commercial Bank Group more than doubling revenue and profitability in his final five years with the bank.

Before joining Huntington, Rick was chief administrative officer for RBS Citizens Asset Finance. His previous experience also includes the launch of Merrill Lynch Capital’s commercial equipment finance business and his work as president and chief operating officer of KeyBank’s middle-market and large-ticket leasing business.

Rick is a long-time leader in the equipment leasing and finance industry. He served as Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) chairman in 2013, is a past chair of the ELFA middle-market business council steering committee and served two terms as a trustee of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. Rick is a former member of the board of directors for The Leasing Exchange.

Rick attended Arizona State University and holds a degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He resides in Chicago.

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