First Financial Equipment Leasing Brings on David Anderson


ORANGE, CA – Wednesday, August 3, 2022 – First Financial Equipment Leasing (FFEL), a leading provider of lease financing solutions, announces the addition of David Anderson as Vice President, Operations Manager.  David brings nearly three decades of experience in all aspects of operations in non-bank lending environments providing equipment finance, trade finance, and factoring products to business customers.

“David is a significant addition to our company, and we’re thrilled to have him on board.  We will lean on his vast expertise as we expand our infrastructure and integrated services offerings to serve customers better,” said Tom Slevin, CEO & Co-Founder, FFEL.  “This is an exciting time for First Financial as we have numerous technology improvements and client-focused initiatives underway, all designed to improve the customer experience and overall efficiencies as we enter a period of untethered growth.”

“I am excited to join First Financial and work with an innovative team that is consistently enhancing the ways they support not only their customers but also their employees,” said David Anderson, Vice President, Operations Manager, FFEL.  “As the company continues to expand, the environment is ideal for modifications and improvements, and I look forward to being a driver of this change.”

Before joining FFEL, David served as Senior Vice President/Operations at Mitsubishi HC Capital (USA.) Inc. While at Mitsubishi HC Capital, he was part of the initial team of employees responsible for launching a new division of the Japan-based leasing company in the US and more than doubled the company portfolio within five years.  David earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT, and will work out of company headquarters in Southern California.
About First Financial Equipment Leasing
First Financial Equipment Leasing specializes in the acquisition and life-cycle management of Construction/Heavy Equipment, Healthcare, Information Technology, and Automation/Material Handling equipment and services.  For over 20 years, First Financial Equipment Leasing has provided financing solutions designed to conserve capital and offer affordable access to often expensive yet increasingly critical, advanced technologies and equipment.

Headquartered in Southern California, First Financial Equipment Leasing is a member of JA Mitsui Leasing, Ltd. (JAML), a Japanese equipment leasing company providing leasing and financial solutions in Japan and Globally (offices in Asia and North America).  For additional information, please visit the company’s website at