Joe Collins

SVP, Business Development

Mr. Collins is the Senior Vice President, Business Development with Orion First, LLC. Tasked with identifying prospects, developing, and expanding relationships with clients, his additional duties include developing sales and account management strategies.

Joe is a 30-year veteran of the equipment finance industry. Previous positions include various roles at a key association and software provider in the industry. These positions afforded Joe a solid understanding of all aspects within finance companies–bringing value to Orion’s servicing business by adding to its core competency in finance operations. His experience in account management, business development, and sales operations brings a methodological approach as Orion introduces its expanded service offerings to current clients and prospects alike.

Joe is a graduate of Bradley University (BA, History and Education) and received his Masters in Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He currently serves on the Service Provider Steering Committee of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). He lives in the northwest suburbs of Chicago with his wife and has two sons. Joe’s main interests are baseball, history, politics, and public policy.