Cowan Announces Retirement, Teal Named President & COO of Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services

by HitCapAmer

Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services (HCA Vendor Services) announced that Jeff Cowan will retire as President on April 2, 2018 and Jim Teal has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.

Cowan was a founding partner of Creekridge Capital and became President of HCA Vendor Services when the company was acquired by Hitachi Capital America Corp. in June 2016. Cowan’s 20 years of leadership with the company includes several important contributions towards building the company to where it is today.

“I have enjoyed the journey and working with the team here,” stated Jeff Cowan, President of HCA Vendor Services, “I am excited for Jim and what the future holds for this company.”

 Teal has been with the company for 11 years and previously had the title of COO/CCO. Prior to HCA Vendor Services/Creekridge, Teal was the EVP of Finance & Operations at Sunrise International Leasing Corporation.

 “It is a great privilege to lead this company and I am confident we will continue to provide the service levels and innovation our partners require. We have a great group of people here and I am grateful to work with them,” stated Jim Teal, President and COO of HCA Vendor Services.

 About Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services

Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services provides a unique service to manufacturers and distributors of equipment and software in the form of vendor programs that are creative, competitive and professionally administered. They are a non-bank specialty finance firm uniquely positioned to deliver fast, flexible and reliable financing solutions tailored to meet the customer’s specific needs. Learn more at