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Stuart Goddard

Managing Director - Equipment Finance

  • First Business Specialty Finance, LLC
  • subsidiary of First Business Bank
Stuart Goddard

About Stuart

Stuart Goddard joined First Business Bank's Equipment Finance team in Milwaukee in 2018. He has more than 30 years of senior level equipment leasing and financing experience. Stuart's expertise helps manufacturers and distributors develop and implement programs designed to assist in growing sales, increasing market share and margin, and providing liquidity to their balance sheets. Over his career, he has held a number of senior level positions leading teams devoted to performing all functional aspects related to equipment leasing and financing.

Stuart graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Economics. He also obtained his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Stuart is active in various charitable and professional associations, including the Risk Management Association and the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.

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