Your Team

At First American, we sincerely believe in putting our clients first. Our team is comprised of talented, experienced professionals who genuinely believe that they can – and will – improve the client experience.

Click on the links below to learn more about the experienced equipment finance experts who are committed to helping you grow your business.

Daniel Wallenhorst

Senior Vice President

John Knechtges

Vice President

Chris Demtschenko

Assistant Vice President

Melanie Phillips

Assistant Vice President

Nick Flemister

Assistant Vice President

Nick Shotwell 

Assistant Vice President

Brett Williams

Assistant Vice President

Greg Evershed

Assistant Vice President, Product Specialist

Mike Bennett

Vice President, Operations

Daniel Callahan

Assistant Vice President, Project Manager

Michele Majkowski

Assistant Vice President, Project Manager

Michelle Ruskey

Assistant Vice President, Project Manager

Noah Barnard

Assistant Vice President, Project Manager

Christine Moses

Credit Officer

Chris Shifflet

Senior Financial Analyst

Reagan McNameeKing

Assistant Vice President, Marketing

Samantha Foley

Marketing Analyst

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