GIG HARBOR, WA, MARCH 12, 2014 – Orion First Financial, LLC announced today that Joe Collins, formerly an Account Executive with International Decision Systems, has joined Orion First Financial as Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer.
“Orion’s determined plan for growth dovetails perfectly with the relationship management experience and sales skillset that Mr. Collins brings to the table,” said Shannon M. Green President of Orion First Financial. “Joe’s experience in the equipment finance marketplace, and record of success, makes him a perfect fit with us here at Orion.”
“The experienced staff at Orion delivers significant value to their customers,” added Joe Collins. “I’m looking forward to getting the word out about our portfolio servicing and commercial collection services with its very strong track record of results, and further growing the customer base.”
Mr. Collins is a seasoned sales executive with a rich background in relationship and account management. A 25 year veteran of the equipment finance industry, Joe brings his experience in building and maintaining professional relationships to Orion First Financial.
Mr. Collins has deep roots in the industry, having served as Vice President of Membership in the ELFA for over nine years. Joe received his Bachelors degree from Bradley University and continued on to the University of Illinois – Chicago where he earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration.