GSG Financial announces new managing director

GSG Financial LLC announced the appointment of Managing Director Paul Christensen. He will be responsible for new business originations focusing on diversified industrial and technology equipment sourced through manufacturers, value added resellers and end users. “With the addition of Paul to our senior team, GSG will be able to maintain its extraordinary growth in the New Year,” said Andrew A. Bender, chief executive officer. “Paul has demonstrated the ability to drive business performance and to develop customized solutions.” Prior to joining GSG, Paul spent 10 years with the CIT Group as Chief Sales Officer of Avaya Financial Services and most recently as Director of Business Development and Wholesale. Paul also spent six years with EMC as Regional Finance Manager prior to joining CIT. “I am excited to join GSG and apply my 25 years of experience in the equipment finance industry,” said Christensen. “The entrepreneurial spirit of the management and culture among the employees at GSG is what drew me to the company.” As a previous Chief Sales Officer, Christensen is recognized for his ability to spur profitable growth. He has led large sales and business development teams, marketing financial solutions to major industries worldwide. As a veteran of the finance industry, he is experienced in servicing a diverse client base across the technology and industrial verticals. “Paul is an incredibly valuable addition to our team,” said Bender. “He has the strategic eye to realize GSG’s long-term vision as the premier independent customer-focused equipment financing and asset management firm.”