Vantage Financial - Your Technology Equipment Leasing Experts

Vantage Financial provides its clients with value-added technology financing solutions based on long-term client and partner relationships built on exceptional service, creativity, and integrity.

Vantage Financial is a privately held, non-regulated financial services company. As such, Vantage is able to provide extremely responsive service, creative solutions, and decisions that are based on building long-term, mutually-beneficial client relationships.

Vantage Point One

Technology Expertise - Leasing as a Utility

Vantage clients view technology assets as a utility. By utilizing Vantage's value added services, our clients are able to accommodate changes in their technology platform at any time.

Our Principles

Vantage's Fundamental Principles are as follows:
  • Do what we say we're going to do.
  • Conduct business in an ethical and honest manner.
  • Enable clients to most cost effectively and efficiently manage technology and similar assets that are subject to perpetual change and obsolescence.
  • Find new, valuable, and creative ways to add value to the client relationship.
  • Provide clients with tailored solutions which focus on “Ease of Use".
  • Add value to the client relationship with informed, professional, and experienced personnel who focus on the client’s needs.

Vantage Point Two

Relationship Orientation

Vantage's approach is focused on building long-term relationships with clients. By understanding our clients' needs, we deliver exceptionally flexible and creative solutions unlike other companies in our marketplace.

Industry & Equipment Expertise

Vantage Financial professionals have experience with many diverse industries and a variety of equipment types. Vantage continually develops new industry and equipment expertise as our clients' needs change.
Industry Expertise
  • High Technology Companies
  • Law Firms
  • Healthcare Organizations
  • K12 and Higher Education
  • Oil and Gas
  • Data Centers
  • Retail and Wholesale
  • Government Contractors
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Manufacturers
  • Transportation
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Natural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
Equipment Expertise
  • High Technology Equipment
  • Servers
  • Computers
  • Educational Equipment
  • Software and Softcosts
  • Mobile Devices
  • RFID Systems
  • Copiers
  • Data Storage
  • Telecommunications
  • ERP Systems
 

 

  • Routers / Switches
  • FF&E and Leasehold Improvements
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Video Teleconferencing
  • Medical Equipment
  • Point of Sale Equipment
  • 3D Printers
  • Security Equipment
  • Business Essential Equipment

Vantage Point Three

Lease Ownership

We maintain ownership in every lease to ensure that we can provide maximum technology flexibility for our clients as their business needs change. Lease ownership also enables Vantage to always deliver the highest level of service to our clients.

Bank Partners

Vantage Financial partners with select banks and bank leasing companies throughout the United States to offer their clients technology equipment financing.

Partnering with Vantage offers banks and their clients numerous benefits:

INCREASED LOAN PORTFOLIO
Vantage provides banks with an opportunity to finance technology assets for which their clients normally either pay cash or finance elsewhere.
RELATIONSHIP FOCUS
Vantage is focused on building long-term relationships with clients and business partners. By understanding your clients' needs, we deliver flexible and creative solutions unlike other companies in our marketplace. Because Vantage does not offer competing bank products, we are a complementary financial partner.
ADDITIONAL VALUE ADD FOR BANK CLIENTS
Vantage provides bank clients with an experienced, cost effective, and highly proficient technology asset manager with a reputation for integrity.
CROSS SELLING OPPORTUNITIES
Vantage provides referral opportunities to its bank partners to fund and offer bank products to Vantage clients.
EASE OF USE
Vantage's senior management all have significant experience in banking and financial services. Our team has established partnering relationships with banks with and without leasing companies for many years. Vantage makes it easy for our bank partners and their clients to do business with us.

Vantage Point Four

Vendor Independence

Vantage is focused solely on leasing technology and not selling equipment. Unlike leasing from a manufacturer, our lessees maintain complete control over their future technology decisions.

Leadership

Vantage Financial's senior executive leadership each has over 20 years experience in banking and financial services.
Chief Executive Officer

Bob has over 40 years of progressive executive management experience including over 21 years in the equipment leasing industry. Bob co-founded Fidelity National Capital, an independent equipment leasing company, in 1999, and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at for Winthrop Resources which he helped to lead to an IPO in 1992 and a subsequent sale of the company in 1997. Prior to his employment at Winthrop, Bob held sales and management positions at various technology companies including Santa Barbara Laboratories, Via Video, IPL Systems, Documation, and Memorex. Bob has a Bachelor's degree from St. Peter's College in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Executive Vice President

Bill has over 20 years of progressive financial services leadership experience while at Ford Motor Credit Company, Winthrop Resources Corporation, and Fidelity National Capital, Inc. Bill co-founded Fidelity National Capital, Inc. in 1999 with Bob Murphy and was instrumental in growing the company to over $275M in leased assets and one of the leading third party technology leasing companies. While at Fidelity, Bill served in numerous roles including Vice President of Operations, Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President. He was also instrumental in the sale of the company to TCF Bank in 2009. Bill has an MBA from the University of Minnesota.

VICE PRESIDENT

Will joined Vantage in 2016 bringing over 10 years of experience in equipment leasing and financial services.  He has worked in all aspects of finance and operations along with supporting sales efforts.  Will started in the industry at Fidelity National Capital and spent 7 years at Winthrop Resources following their acquisition of Fidelity.  He played an integral role in merging the two companies’ cultures and business philosophies.  While at Winthrop, Will was responsible for pricing and structuring transactions and managing the portfolio of leased assets.  Will has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana.    

Robert M. Murphy

Chief Executive Officer
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Bob has over 40 years of progressive executive management experience including over 21 years in the equipment leasing industry. Bob co-founded Fidelity National Capital, an independent equipment leasing company, in 1999, and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at for Winthrop Resources which he helped to lead to an IPO in 1992 and a subsequent sale of the company in 1997. Prior to his employment at Winthrop, Bob held sales and management positions at various technology companies including Santa Barbara Laboratories, Via Video, IPL Systems, Documation, and Memorex. Bob has a Bachelor's degree from St. Peter's College in Jersey City, New Jersey.

William R. Foudray

Executive Vice President
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Bill has over 20 years of progressive financial services leadership experience while at Ford Motor Credit Company, Winthrop Resources Corporation, and Fidelity National Capital, Inc. Bill co-founded Fidelity National Capital, Inc. in 1999 with Bob Murphy and was instrumental in growing the company to over $275M in leased assets and one of the leading third party technology leasing companies. While at Fidelity, Bill served in numerous roles including Vice President of Operations, Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President. He was also instrumental in the sale of the company to TCF Bank in 2009. Bill has an MBA from the University of Minnesota.

William B. Lucas

VICE PRESIDENT
952-353-9868

Will joined Vantage in 2016 bringing over 10 years of experience in equipment leasing and financial services.  He has worked in all aspects of finance and operations along with supporting sales efforts.  Will started in the industry at Fidelity National Capital and spent 7 years at Winthrop Resources following their acquisition of Fidelity.  He played an integral role in merging the two companies’ cultures and business philosophies.  While at Winthrop, Will was responsible for pricing and structuring transactions and managing the portfolio of leased assets.  Will has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana.    

Vantage Point Five

Ease Of Use

Vantage provides exceptional and responsive service to our clients. Our goal is to make the process simple and straightforward. Vantage focuses on providing our clients with expedient, efficient, and a client focused experience.