Leading Chicago technology leasing company AEL Financial welcomes former Comdisco executive Tom Huber, new president and CEO, to its growing organization.
Online PR News – 19-May-2010 – – BUFFALO GROVE, ILL. – AEL Financial, a leading independent technology leasing company located just outside Chicago, announces the recent hire of Tom Huber, the company's new president and chief executive officer. Huber joins the team with more than 28 years of experience in management and sales, specializing in IT services and leasing solutions. With a commitment to growth and expansion through strong business relationships and highly developed resources, Huber will play a major role in the future of AEL Financial.
"I am extremely excited with the opportunity to lead AEL Financial into a new era of growth," said Huber. "By utilizing advanced technology solutions and developing the great talent at AEL, we can continue to build our organization and establish AEL as a dominate player in the technology services and IT leasing arena."
Huber's professional background includes 22 years of experience in sales and management at IT services giant Comdisco, a $4 billion global IT services and leasing company. Following his time there, Huber was a senior vice president of sales and marketing at Relational Technology Solutions, and just prior to AEL Financial he was executive general manager at Tech Depot, an Office Depot company.
Huber's strong understanding of IT solutions, advanced technology and sales growth matches the needs of AEL Financial, a Chicago leasing company that specializes in lease and equipment finance solutions in a variety of IT-related industries. From office automation and manufacturing equipment to the telecommunications and medical industries, AEL is dedicated to providing structured solutions and capital for equipment-based transactions. As a member of the Forsythe Group, AEL is a self-funded organization and enjoys the advantages of a well-capitalized balance sheet.
"The AEL Financial team is thrilled to have Tom aboard to lead our efforts in building and providing superior leasing and investing solutions for our customers," said Gerald Forsythe, owner of AEL Financial and other Forsythe companies. "With his strong experience and commitment to developing innovative strategies that drive growth and success, I am confident in Tom's abilities to lead AEL to a positive future."
About AEL Financial: AEL Financial (http://www.aelfinancial.com/) is an independent leasing investor that provides capital for equipment-based transactions and portfolios. Since its inception in 2001, AEL has completed nearly $900 million in such transactions and has ranked among the fastest growing companies in the industry. As an investor in its transactions, AEL can handle all aspects of a project, including equipment, soft costs, software, progress payment financing and related acquisition costs.