We are pleased to announce that Colonnade Advisors LLC has added four new Directors to its Advisory Board. The Colonnade Advisory Board is composed of individuals with deep expertise in financial services and business services.
The new Advisory Directors are:
Larry Chapman: Larry has over 20 years of experience in commercial finance. He has served as Chief Credit Officer of three commercial lending organizations (Heller Financial, Transamerica Financial and Wrightwood Capital). He also has held line management positions in the commercial finance industry. Larry received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, a BS in Accounting from Northern Illinois University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Daniel Hutchins: Dan has over 30 years of experience in equipment leasing and structured finance. He has originated, structured and managed portfolios of over $1.5 billion of true tax leases, equipment secured debt, operating leases, equipment residual value guarantees and complex multi-party joint venture arrangements. Dan is Assistant to the Chairman and Manager of New Business Development at Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CKH). Prior to joining Seacor, Dan spent over 15 years with GATX Corporation (NYSE: GMT), as Managing Director of its GATX Financial subsidiary. Dan received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a BS in Accounting from Marquette University.
J. Stuart Miller: Stuart is currently Chief Financial Officer of WebFilings LLC. WebFilings provides a “cloud-based” collaboration platform that allows the creation of team-prepared financial reports (SEC filings etc.). Prior to joining WebFilings in April 2014, Stuart was Managing Director and Founder of Colonnade Advisors LLC. Stuart has over 24 years of experience in investment banking, including serving as Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and positions with Credit Suisse First Boston. Stuart received his MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Washington & Lee University.
James Schoedinger: Jim is the founder of BryteStar Capital a business consulting firm. Prior to BryteStar, he served as President of First Data Corporation’s Card Issuing Services, a $1.5 billion revenue business. He also held senior positions at Transamerica Finance, including President of Transamerica Real Estate Information Services and President of Transamerica Distribution Finance. Jim also spent 16 years at GE Capital in the private label credit card and personal lending divisions. Jim received his BA in business from the University of Cincinnati.
Russell Swanson, Chief Investment Officer for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and a current Advisory Director of Colonnade, will remain on the Advisory Board.
“We welcome this outstanding group of professionals to Colonnade’s Advisory Board,” said Chris Gillock, Managing Director of Colonnade. “We also thank our departing directors, Matthew Rizai, Ty Miller, Dan Weinfurter and Mark Maybell for their years of advice and support.”
Further details regarding Colonnade Advisors can be found at www.coladv.com.