Some of the world’s largest and most prestigious construction and industrial equipment manufacturers count on PNC Vendor Finance every day to help move more units through their distribution channels.
With proven industry experience in the development, implementation and growth of finance programs for this sector, we custom-build products and programs specifically to meet the profitability goals, growth and expansion strategies of our construction manufacturer partners, their end users and service providers.
PNC Vendor Finance delivers the solutions-based financing programs that leading industry professionals require. Unlike many financial organizations, we have not built our business — and our reputation — on a strategy of simply seeking transactional opportunities. Our goal is to build deep relationships with select manufacturers and vendors that become long-term and mutually beneficial relationships.
Our program finance professionals are all highly skilled and committed to a consultative approach — listening to and understanding your specific needs to deliver comprehensive and highly structured finance solutions for you and your customers.
Richard Karich is Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the Construction, Industrial, and Transportation Group within the PNC Vendor Finance organization. He oversees new business development, sales, program management, and marketing for manufacturer partner programs. Karich is also responsible for the management of the Structured Finance group.
Karich joined PNC in 2014 through the acquisition of ECN Capital and has over three decades of experience in the industry. He was awarded the Vendor Finance Salesman of the Year in 2019 and the C&IB Sales Excellence Award in 2020.
Karich received his bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University’s College of Business.
Dennis Williams is a Vice President and National Sales Manager within the PNC Vendor Finance organization. He oversees Construction and Industrial (C&I) programs and is responsible for building, growing, and managing manufacturer and dealer relationships and opportunities.
Williams joined PNC Vendor Finance in 2018. He began his career in Equipment Finance as a sales and use tax analyst, then moved into syndications. He managed an associate channel for a bank’s wholly owned leasing company. He also managed several regions as the sales manager for a few national funding sources.
He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree from Midwestern State University.
Rhonda Brent is a New Business Development Officer within the PNC Vendor Finance organization. She manages all of the activities involved in discovering new business opportunities with leading equipment manufacturers in the Construction, Industrial, and Transportation industries.
Brent began her career in Equipment Finance while in college. As a top performer, she has structured some of the largest global programs in the leasing industry. Her strengths lie in building mutually beneficial vendor program relationships for the bank and top manufacturers.
Brent received a bachelor’s degree from Florida Atlantic University and attended The University of Texas at Arlington.
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