Key Equipment Finance Names Dan S. Little Vice President and Southwest Territory Manager

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Little will lead direct sales activity for the bank channel’s west middle market team

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Dan brings a depth of leasing industry knowledge and transaction experience to this position. - Mark H. Thomas, SVP, west region, for Key Equipment Finance

Key Equipment Finance, one of the nation’s largest bank-held equipment finance companies and an affiliate of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY), has named Dan S. Little vice president and southwest territory sales manager. In this role, Little will lead the bank channel’s direct sales team for the southwestern territory of California, Nevada and Arizona.

“Dan brings a depth of leasing industry knowledge and transaction experience to this position,” said Mark H. Thomas, senior vice president, west region, for Key Equipment Finance. “I look forward to working with him as we deliver equipment financing solutions and services in this important market.”

Prior to joining Key Equipment Finance, Little held positions of increasing responsibility at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and most recently was vice president – sales associate in the Corporate Leasing Americas group. Previously, he held sales positions at Prudential Financial and SouthTrust Bank.

Little has a bachelor’s degree in economics from The University of the South and an MBA from Babson College.

Key Equipment Finance offers equipment financing and business leasing solutions to a range of business types and industries. Learn more at

About Key Equipment Finance
Key Equipment Finance has been in the equipment finance business for 41 years and is one of the largest bank-based equipment finance providers in the U.S. The company provides tailored equipment lease and finance solutions for commercial clients and government entities. Through its manufacturer and vendor alliances unit, equipment finance programs are developed for manufacturers, distributors and resellers.
Key Equipment Finance’s specialty finance group includes a lease capital markets team to support corporations looking to optimize risk and revenue, and a lender finance team, which provides structured facilities to various sectors of the specialty finance market. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, Key Equipment Finance manages $9.1 billion in assets and originates $4.3 billion of equipment financing annually. For more information, visit

About KeyCorp
KeyCorp was organized more than 160 years ago and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. One of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, Key has assets of approximately $91.8 billion at June 30, 2014. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses under the name of KeyBank National Association. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit KeyBank is Member FDIC.

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