Paul Bent

Senior Managing Director Paul Bent is a senior managing director at The Alta Group and the leader of Alta’s Legal Services and Business Assessment practices. He offers clients the benefit of several decades of direct management and practical experience in virtually every critical aspect of equipment leasing management, transactions, operations, and legal affairs. Paul has … Read more

Carl C. Chrappa

Senior Managing Director Carl C. Chrappa is senior managing director and Asset Management Practice Leader. He possesses over five decades of hands-on equipment valuation and inspection experience. Together with remarketing acumen obtained over years of auction company experience and retail equipment remarketing, with the goal of preparing the most accurate appraisals and obtaining the highest … Read more

David Wiener

Managing Director David Wiener is a managing director at The Alta Group. He has a respected career of over thirty years and is known within the equipment finance and leasing industry for expertise in sales, credit and capital markets/syndication. As an expert in transaction and portfolio pricing and negotiation execution, he has managed or collaborated … Read more

Diane Croessmann

Director Diane Croessmann is a director at the Alta Group where she brings extensive experience in the equipment and financing industry. Her career has focused on designing, deploying and managing equipment leasing, financing and managed services programs both nationally and internationally. Today, she brings that experience to a broad spectrum of clients who require support … Read more

Tony Mynsted

Director Anthony J. (Tony) Mynsted is a director of The Alta Group and provides consulting expertise with Alta’s Professional Development Practice. His consulting focus is on professional development, vendor programs, sales management mentoring, and strategic planning. Tony’s strong leadership experience and skills have been developed over 40 years with a top 100 Company. The Alta … Read more

Thomas Wajnert

Chairman Emeritus Thomas C Wajnert is the chairman emeritus of The Alta Group. He brings over 50 years of leadership experience in the equipment finance and leasing industry to guide The Alta Group and provide senior advice to selected Alta clients. Tom is one of the most recognized executives in the equipment finance and leasing … Read more

Sam Ray

Director Sam Ray, a director with The Alta Group based in Dallas, leverages skills developed over 30 years in the equipment leasing and finance industry to help Alta clients increase revenues, manage opportunities, and resolve business challenges. Sam draws on his broad leasing and corporate planning experience to work on Alta projects involving: strategic planning, … Read more

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 … Read more

George L. Lehnertz

Director George L. Lehnertz is a director with The Alta Group. He serves clients with extensive executive experience in vendor and captive finance services, domestic and international financial institutions, and industry mergers and acquisitions. As a leader in the equipment leasing and finance space, he helps develop and manage profitable business operations, purchase, sell, and … Read more

Jim Merrilees

Vice Chairman Jim Merrilees is a vice chairman at The Alta Group who in collaboration with the advisory’s Practice Leaders advises on ways clients can enhance operational efficiency in their organizations and added value in equipment finance markets. Over four decades Jim’s career has been highlighted by historic firsts in the industry. His previous experience … Read more

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