Our Team

We are comprised of the best people within the industry. Their dedication and hard work has made Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services a trusted advisor for our partners.


Jim Teal, President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Teal is responsible for all operations of the company including all aspects of the business such as vendor program development and management, credit, funding, lease documentation and management, accounting, IT and human resources. Prior to joining Hitachi Capital America in 2007, Mr. Teal served as EVP of Finance and Operations and as a Director at Sunrise International Leasing Corporation. Over his 13 years at Sunrise, Mr. Teal was responsible for virtually all operations of the company. Mr. Teal started his professional career at Arthur Andersen & Co. as a Certified Public Accountant.

Senior Leadership

David Sowell, Executive Vice President of Sales

Mr. Sowell is responsible for directing sales efforts to integrate new vendor programs into partnership with Hitachi Capital America. Mr. Sowell joins HCAVS from Marlin Business Services Corp. where he was the Vice President, National Accounts. He has extensive experience in the equipment leasing business and has held positions not only with Marlin, but also TAMCO and Wells Fargo Financial Leasing.

Our Team

Many of our team members have built their careers around the industries they serve. Their dedication and support has enabled us to provide “best-in-class” customer service to all of our partners.


If you are interest in joining our team, view our current openings here.

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