justin nielsen CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
With a long and successful track record in the Equipment Leasing & Financing Industry, Mr. Nielsen founded Onset Financial in November of 2008. His vision to assemble the most complete and experienced management team and build a world-class finance company continues to guide Onset's course. Focused on building meaningful, lasting relationships, Mr. Nielsen's desire to offer outstanding service and increased sources of funds has been the foundation of Onset's ability to help its clients obtain the financing they require — even in the midst of our recent economic turmoil. While earning his B.A. in Communications with a Minor in Technical Sales, Mr. Nielsen played basketball on a scholarship from Weber State University where he was an Academic All-American and participated in the prestigious NCAA Post Season Tournament. Mr. Nielsen enjoys spending time with his wife and children, golfing, and the outdoors.
scott miller PRESIDENT
Mr. Miller joined Onset in 2009 as Vice President of Business Development. In this position, Mr. Miller established additional funding source relationships and increased the variety of financial structures Onset is able to offer its clients. In 2010 Mr. Miller was named President of Onset, and his business savvy and ability to understand the needs of Onset's financial partners has led him to continue broadening Onset's funding relationships, including increasing non-institutional offerings. Mr. Miller's leadership continues to fuel Onset's diversification and growth. Prior to joining Onset Financial, Mr. Miller was a partner in a real estate development firm where he raised funds for master-planned communities, condominium developments, and related projects. Mr. Miller has a Bachelors of Science from Brigham Young University, where he played college golf and participated in two National Championships. When out of the office, Mr. Miller enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor recreation.
charlie sumpter VP OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS
Mr. Sumpter joined Onset with nearly two decades of experience in refining processes and creating business systems that reduce costs & increase efficiency. Mr. Sumpter is responsible for the design & development of Onset's custom internal systems which manage the entire business process...from prospecting to credit to documentation to lessee account management. In addition to managing Onset's systems and infrastructure, Mr. Sumpter oversees all accounting, HR and employee benefits activities. Prior to joining Onset, Mr. Sumpter operated an information technology consulting firm servicing clients throughout the greater Salt Lake Metro area. Mr. Sumpter keeps himself busy enjoying time with his family, sports, staying up with latest in technology, and the outdoors.
remington atwood VP OF FINANCE
Mr. Atwood joined Onset with an extensive background in financial assessment and evaluation. As a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Mr. Atwood is intimately aware of corporate accounting practices and policies. Mr. Atwood has earned both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Accounting from Brigham Young University's School of Accountancy, one of the nation's top ten accounting programs. Prior to joining Onset, Mr. Atwood served as the Accounting Manager with a regional accounting firm where he worked primarily with financial institutions in business and consumer lending, responsible for auditing loan portfolios over $500 million as well as multi-million dollar individual loans. He has put his experience and training to work improving efficiency and implementing industry best practices with multiple financial institutions. Outside of the office, Mr. Atwood enjoys camping, climbing, and spending time with his wife and son.
nancy eggan SR VP OF LEASE OPERATIONS
Mrs. Eggan joins Onset with over 35 years of experience in lease documentation and administration. Her industry expertise allows her to secure and protect the interests of Onset and its underwriting relationships while understanding the needs of the Lessee and their vendor relationships. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of daily operations, having experience in accounting, credit analysis, underwriting, asset valuation and remarketing, in addition to lease documentation. Mrs. Eggan enjoys golfing, reading and cooking and also helps her husband run their family owned restaurant.
chantelle brady VP OF LEASE OPERATIONS
Mrs. Brady directs Onset's lease documentation and administration, leveraging her decade of lease transaction processing experience. Mrs. Brady oversees all documentation and lease servicing operations, and has honed her team's processes enabling fast documentation turnaround and preparation. Mrs. Brady's extensive training and transactional experience with Uniform Commercial Code, Secretary of State filings, Vendor Reviews, Document Legal Reviews, Invoicing, Sale & Leaseback, Asset Procurement, PMSI Establishment, and related fields ensures Onset's leases are legally compliant and Onset's interests in lease assets are secured. Mrs. Brady enjoys spending time with her husband, raising their three children, and participating in family recreation.
libby lohnes VP OF SALES
Mrs. Lohnes has nearly two decades of experience in Sales & Marketing, primarily in the Equipment Finance industry. Having personally worked on hundreds of lease transactions, Mrs. Lohnes brings with her a proven track record of building client relationships and structuring lease financing to achieve customer objectives. Additionally, Mrs. Lohnes has strengthened Onset's internal training processes, ensuring Onset's Account Executives understand the financial tools available to best suit their clients' needs. Mrs. Lohnes takes joy in raising her family, running, and graphic art design.
jennifer davis SR LEASING OFFICER
Ms. Davis brings many years of experience in the leasing industry as both a Portfolio Manager and Collections Manager. Her background managing customer accounts (including Accounts Receivable) and supervising Customer Service is a great benefit to Onset and its clients. During her time with Onset, Ms. Davis has demonstrated her depth of knowledge in many of the complexities of equipment leasing, and her efficiency and experience is a strength to Onset's Lease Operations department.
heath birchall VP OF SALES
Mr. Birchall joined Onset with 17+ years of successful sales and marketing experience. His ability to help businesses match their needs with the financial products best suited for them has enabled Mr. Birchall to build strong relationships with his clients and help them achieve their goals. Previously, Mr. Birchall gained invaluable experience in a variety of industries, including time as an investment analyst for a Venture Capital group, as a sales manager for a top tier Leadership Training and Consulting firm where he personally contributed to a 500% increase in revenue and a 62% increase in profits, and as a Regional Manager over the northeastern states for an Employee Benefits organization where he lead sales year over year. Mr. Birchall earned his Bachelors of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Brigham Young University. He enjoys outdoor activities including biking, hiking, canyoneering, and spending time with his family.
john henderson VP OF SALES
Mr. Henderson brings over 20 years of management and international business experience to Onset. His proven relationship building skills have afforded him the ability to establish a solid portfolio of clients across the United States. Previously, Mr. Henderson opened the Latin American branch of a U.S. Corporation in Mexico City, Mexico and was also the C.O.O. of a multi-national corporation. Mr. Henderson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Marketing and Advertising from Brigham Young University. A seventh generation Californian, Mr. Henderson was born and raised in Northern California. He has traveled extensively throughout the Americas, and is bilingual in English and Spanish. Mr. Henderson enjoys spending time with his wife, four children and family dog.