Stonebriar Expands Asset Management Team with Addition of Benjamin Steller

August 11,2016

Stonebriar Commercial Finance (“Stonebriar”) is pleased to announce that Ben Steller has joined the company as Vice President, Asset Manager. Ben will be based in Plano, TX and report to Kevin Sensenbrenner, Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director of Asset Management.

Steller joins Stonebriar after spending almost 15 years as a machinery and equipment appraiser with Great American Group and AccuVal Associates, where he was a manager. During this time, Ben provided appraisal and asset consulting services across a broad spectrum of industries to the international asset based lending and commercial finance sector. Ben is an ASA Accredited Senior Appraiser and has significant asset valuation experience with construction, transportation, steel making, food processing, metal fabrication & machining, plastics, printing, and paper/wood related industries.

Kevin Sensenbrenner stated “I worked with Ben in the past at AccuVal and feel very fortunate to be able to add a professional with Ben’s background and capabilities to the Stonebriar Team. Ben will hit the ground running in asset management and do well in showcasing our industry expertise.”

Dave B. Fate, Stonebriar President and CEO added “Ben adds significant appraisal experience and brings broad industry knowledge that will be very valuable to our rapidly growing and expanding portfolio.”

About Stonebriar Commercial Finance: Stonebriar is a privately held commercial finance company established in 2015 and based in Plano, TX. With financial backing from Security Benefit Corporation, Stonebriar is building a world class, multi-billion dollar platform of commercial loans and leases. Stonebriar specializes in transactions for businesses in a wide variety of industries (Business Aviation, Rail Leasing, Realty Capital, marine, transportation, manufacturing, energy, etc.) throughout the entire credit spectrum located in the United States, Canada and select other foreign jurisdictions.

About Security Benefit Corporation: Security Benefit has more than $28 billion in total assets under management and partners with more than 30,000 licensed and appointed financial planners and representatives through a network of 700 broker/dealers and independent marketing organizations. In addition, Security Benefit Life Insurance Company (“SBL” and its New York affiliate, First Security Benefit Life Insurance and Annuity Company of New York (”FSBL”), provide fixed and variable annuities to approximately 230,000 policyholders. We are known nationwide and serve the financial needs of customers in all 50 states. To learn more about Security Benefit go to www.securitybenefit.com.