Crestmark’s Equipment Finance Division Welcomes Arick Levine as Eastern Division Sales Manager

Levine, based in North Carolina, will oversee sales in Eastern U.S.

TROY, Mich., (May 31, 2017) — Scott Grady, president of Crestmark Equipment Finance (CEF), based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, announced the addition of Arick Levine as first vice president, Eastern Division sales manager. In his new role, Levine oversees a team of experienced business development officers and is responsible for growing CEF’s business east of the Mississippi River. Based in North Carolina, Levine reports to Grady.

Levine brings over thirty years’ experience in leasing and financing to Crestmark, with many years spent in supervisory and senior leadership roles. He comes to Crestmark from SunTrust Equipment Finance & Leasing Corporation, where he was managing director of corporate bank originations. There, he was responsible for leading a team of originators, as well as implementing market strategies to grow and develop the existing client base. Previous work history includes positions at Oracle Financing, where he was senior sales director; Sun Microsystems Global Financial Services, where he was sales director; and Sun Microsystems Finance, where he was national sales manager.

Grady said, “We are extremely happy to have Arick onboard as a part of the Crestmark team, and to lead the eastern division sales process. His strength and depth of background will be a great asset as we continue to grow our developing leasing division.”

Levine has a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.