Kirstin Elmer, CLFP

VP, Business Development

Ms. Kirstin Elmer is a Vice President of Business Development for Orion First where she focuses on commercial collections and backup servicing. With over 20 years of experience in the equipment finance industry, her background in sales management, hiring, training, coaching, and developing high-performing teams, before and after the Covid disruption, gives her an educated perspective on remote work and its impact on individual performance, teamwork, and revenue.

Kirstin was the fourth sales rep hired at Ritchie Bros. Financial Services and held several leadership roles, including Funding Manager, Trainer, and Sales Manager, with as many as 21 direct reports. Prior to that, she worked at Financial Pacific Leasing for 10 years in direct sales. Kirstin obtained her CLFP in 2007 while at FinPac.

She currently lives in Washington State. In her free time, she enjoys singing and dancing, taking photographs, and experiencing other cultures through travel.