After continued success in 2020, Stonebriar Commercial Finance is pleased to add two professionals to the team to support its projected originations in 2021 and beyond. 

Cole Bennett has joined the company as Credit Analyst. Cole graduated from Texas A&M in December 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, a master’s degree in finance, and Certificate in Corporate Finance. Before joining Stonebriar Bennett had numerous internships, most recently with KPMG, LLP.

Jeff McCoy, Vice President of Credit stated, “We are pleased to have the opportunity to add Cole to our credit team. Cole displayed his self-starter mentality by securing multiple highly sought-after internships throughout his time at Texas A&M. I am confident he will be a strong contributor to Stonebriar. “

Kyle Holliman has joined the company as a Director— of Originations. Kyle graduated from Mississippi State University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. Prior to joining Stonebriar, Holliman was a Senior Account Manager for HomeStretch where he worked in a sales capacity maintaining existing customers and developing new relationships.

“Kyle has an innate ability to connect with people while building quality relationships. He brings passion to all things he does, and I am confident Stonebriar’s customers will enjoy the opportunity to work with him, said Ryan Ellis, Stonebriar’s head of real estate. “Kyle’s work ethic and willingness to continue to grow, give him limitless potential at Stonebriar. I am truly excited to watch Kyle become one of Stonebriar’s top originators.”

President and CEO Dave B. Fate said, “Stonebriar continues to invest in its future and the future of our people. Both hires bring new ideas and added value to our organization. We look forward to their future and success.”

About Stonebriar: Stonebriar, an Eldridge business 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 5 distinct platforms—General Equipment, Aviation Capital, Rail Leasing and Real Estate and Sponsor Finance. To learn more about Stonebriar Commercial Finance please visit www.StonebriarCF.com

About Eldridge: Eldridge grows diversified businesses with a focus on Insurance; Credit; Technology; Real Estate; Sports and Media; and Consumer. In particular, the firm seeks to build and grow businesses 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 please visit www.eldridge.com.