Stonebriar Commercial Finance Adds Noah Starr to Credit Staff

January 11,2018

Stonebriar Commercial Finance (“Stonebriar”) announced today that Noah A. Starr has joined the firm to serve as a Credit Analyst. Mr. Starr is a 2017 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Business Administration. As part of his education experience, he spent one semester at the Anglo-American University in Prague, Czech Republic studying International Business and European Culture.

As he begins his career at Stonebriar, Mr. Starr will be supporting underwriting functions for the NonBank Lender platform while training to contribute to other Stonebriar business units. In addition to traditional financial analysis, Stonebriar’s training program for credit professionals seeks to develop skills sets across multiple disciplines including Legal Documentation, Asset Valuation, Pricing and Portfolio Management.

Dave B. Fate, Stonebriar CEO stated: “We are pleased to bring Noah on board at Stonebriar. His hire demonstrates our continuing commitment to the ELFA’s Emerging Talent Initiative, strengthening both Stonebriar’s staff and benefiting the equipment leasing industry as a whole by identifying and developing the next generation of leasing professionals”.

Stonebriar, an Eldridge Industries portfolio company based in Plano, TX, is a leading provider of financing solutions for businesses in a wide variety of industries, of various sizes and credit profiles. Stonebriar leases and finances assets located primarily in North America and select other jurisdictions worldwide currently through four distinct platforms—General Equipment, Aviation Capital, Rail Leasing, and NonBank Lender, a provider of SBA-supported solutions. Stonebriar’s portfolio also includes Essential Properties Realty Trust, a single tenant real estate firm currently with 508 properties leased to more than 117 tenants throughout the U.S.

Eldridge Industries is a private investment firm specializing in providing both debt and equity capital. Eldridge invests across diversified industries with a focus on media and sports, insurance, real estate development, asset lending and financing, branded food and hospitality, and asset management businesses. In particular, the firm seeks to build and grow companies led by proven management teams that have demonstrated leadership and experience to scale an enterprise. Eldridge is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, with additional offices in Beverly Hills, New York, and London. To learn more about Eldridge Industries go to www.Eldridge.com.