LARKSPUR, Calif. & ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18,
2005--U. S. Bancorp Equipment Finance, Inc. has named Robert Keyes
executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Darren Lang
executive vice president and director of sales and marketing, for the
U.S. Bancorp Oliver-Allen Technology Leasing line of business. Both
will report directly to Sal Maglietta, president and chief executive
officer of U.S. Bancorp Equipment Finance. Keyes will be based in
Larkspur, Calif. and Lang will be based in Aliso Viejo, Calif.
In his new role, Keyes will manage all business operations and
administration (including credit, equipment management, lease
administration and finance), while Lang will be responsible for sales
and marketing activity.
Keyes has worked in the financial services industry for nearly 30
years. Most recently he was with Banc of America Leasing in San
Francisco and prior to that with Citicapital/Bankers Leasing, USL
Capital and Wells Fargo Leasing. He holds a master's degree from
Rutgers University and a bachelor's from Bates College in Lewiston,
Maine, as well as a California CPA license.
Lang has been leading all sales and marketing activity since May.
Prior to that he was senior vice president and regional sales manager
for the Southern California sales team, which has been an integral
component to U.S. Bancorp Oliver-Allen Technology Leasing's success
for the past 13 years. Lang earned his bachelor's degree from
California Polytechnic State University.
"Darren has demonstrated superior sales and marketing focus and
management, achieving strong results for his area," said Maglietta.
"Bob is a seasoned manager who, along with Darren, will focus our task
of growing assets and increasing our profitability. We look forward to
their leadership for the entire Oliver-Allen Technology Leasing
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 $207 billion in assets, U.S. Bancorp is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,396 banking offices and 4,986 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
CONTACT: U.S. Bancorp
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp