Finance company XS Financial Inc. has made two strategic hires in executive positions. Jim Bates is joining the company as Director of Risk, and Kenneth Senter has been named Director of Client Services. Mr. Senter will report to Mr. Bates, who, in turn, will report to CEO David Kivitz.
“Both Jim and Ken have been excellent additions to the XS team providing sound knowledge of the finance and leasing world,” said XS Financial CEO David Kivitz. “Each brings a unique skill set that assisted with securing our larger customers like PharmaCann. As we start to work with higher quality businesses conducting larger transactions, we will rely on the in-depth experience and infrastructure that Jim and Ken bring to the table.”
Mr. Bates is a veteran of more than 30 years in credit, collections, documentation, and operations across companies such as Arvest Equipment Finance, CHG-Meridian USA Corp., Whitney Equipment Finance LLC, an AIG Commercial Equipment Finance Inc., and Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation.
Mr. Senter has more than 30 years of experience in sales, management and training as a Certified Lease and Finance Professional. He most recently served as Vice President with First American Equipment Finance, and has owned and operated his own finance consulting group for 15 years.