LARKSPUR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2005--Brian Raum has
joined U.S. Bancorp Oliver-Allen Technology Leasing as vice president
of corporate development. In this new position, Raum will create a
channel partnership with other U.S. Bank business units and U.S.
Bancorp Oliver-Allen Technology Leasing. Raum will be based out of the
company's Orange County, Calif. office.
"We're excited to announce that Brian has joined our team. He has
the perfect blend of experience to execute our ongoing cross-sell
initiative by providing highly developed technology leasing products
to U.S. Bank customers," said Darren Lang, senior vice president, U.S.
Bancorp Oliver-Allen Technology Leasing.
Raum comes to U.S. Bancorp Oliver-Allen Technology Leasing with 14
years of technology leasing experience, having previously served as
regional sales director for HP Financial Services where he was
responsible for all business in the Western United States. Prior to
the HP/Compaq merger, he started Compaq Capital's Venture Capital
Program where he worked directly with venture capital firms to create
new business opportunities for Compaq. In addition to his roles at HP
and Compaq, Raum was vice president, sales at Brentwood Credit
Corporation and national account manager at Relational Funding
U.S. Bancorp Oliver-Technology Leasing, a division of U.S. Bancorp
Equipment Finance, Inc. provides lease financing for all technology
related equipment, including software and services. U.S. Bancorp
Equipment Finance, Inc., one of the largest bank-affiliated equipment
finance companies in the nation, has been providing equipment finance
solutions for more than 30 years. It is a major funding source for
companies in virtually every industry sector nationwide.
U.S. Bancorp Equipment Finance, Inc. is part of U.S. Bancorp
(NYSE: USB). With $204 billion in assets, U.S. Bancorp is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,383 banking offices and 4,877 ATMs in 24 states, and
provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance,
investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee in which the company pays customers if
certain key banking benefits and services are not met. U.S. Bancorp is
the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
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