First American Education Team

Todd Benson

Regional Vice President

As an RVP, Todd works with national universities and research institutions to develop customized equipment leasing and project financing solutions.

Todd is a Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) and holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies and International Business from Westmont College in Santa Barbara.

Todd brings over 18 years of experience with First American and was the recipient of First American's Chairman's Award for excellence in character and leadership in 2010. He is also a fifteen-time recipient of the President's Club Award.

In his free time, Todd enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking and coaching his daughters soccer team. He resides in Danville, California, with his wife and their two daughters.

(510) 857-5912

"They are easy to work with and very prompt to reply."

- Grace University


"It is a pleasure doing business with you. We appreciate your dedication to excellent service." 

- School in North Carolina


"I love to help educational institutions not only provide what is needed on their campuses to increase enrollment, but also to help build the individual growth and development of the students that utilize the equipment we lease them. The institution improves, the students grow, and our society benefits from both! " 

- Todd Benson