PNC Vendor Finance knows that the transportation industry does the heavy lifting to move everything we consume or use. But getting the equipment from the lot to the highway takes financial strength and extensive industry knowledge.
Some of the world’s largest and most prestigious transportation manufacturers count on PNC Vendor Finance to help drive their business. With proven industry experience in the development, implementation, and growth of finance programs, we work directly with small, medium, or large fleet managers to design flexible payment structures that match cash flow and business requirements. We also offer specialized equipment management and remarketing services, dramatically impacting the overall sales objectives of our transportation partners.
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.
Kathy Boucher is a Vice President and National Sales Manager within the PNC Vendor Finance organization. She oversees Transportation programs and is responsible for managing outside sales staff.
Boucher joined PNC in 2017 and has over three decades of experience in the industry. Prior to joining PNC, she managed federal, state, and city grants for seaport transportation replacement programs in various United States ports.
Boucher holds a bachelor’s degree from National University in Finance and Business Administration.
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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