Madalene joined AEL in 2008 and prior to her appointment as President of AEL Financial she led the syndications department. Her prior experience in the leasing business included serving as VP of Syndications at Summit Funding Group.
During her tenure, she also developed and managed an IT trading facility for area PC refreshes and managed an equipment warehouse providing significant growth & profitability for the newly emerging company in 1993.She began her career in leasing at Hartford Computer Group where she served as an Officer & Senior Vice President for ten years. She managed the contracts & credit department and provided & coordinated debt placement for over $150,000,000 in lease transactions and later created a debt placement service profit division which contributed substantial growth and profit to the company.
Madalene has invested over thirty years in the equipment leasing and corporate finance industry and is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University.
Sue joined AEL Financial in 2007 as Controller and has served as Executive Director of Finance since 2013. Prior to joining AEL Financial, she held accounting management positions in the healthcare and nonprofit industries and has worked in accounting since 1997.
Sue is a graduate of University of Maryland with a degree in business management and holds an MBA in accountancy from Baruch College. She became a Certified Public Accountant in 2001 and is an active member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Illinois CPA Society.
Director of Operations
Rob has served as Director of Operations at AEL Financial since 2005. He has been in the equipment leasing industry since 1995. In this position, Rob oversees documentation, servicing, systems and end of lease. His supervisory duties include the accounts receivables and asset management area. His past experience had concentrations in originations, syndications and vendor programs.
Prior to joining AEL Financial, Rob held related positions at CIT, Relational Funding, Bankers Leasing and The Linc Group. Rob is a graduate of the University of Kansas.