Adam Warner
President, Key Equipment Finance
Board of Alumni and Friends

Adam D. Warner is president of Key Equipment Finance. In this role, he is responsible for all of Key Equipment Finance’s commercial and bank-based equipment lease and finance efforts; as well as equipment finance programs for the corporate aviation, technology, energy, healthcare, specialty vehicle and government vertical market segments. He is also responsible for overseeing the equipment finance programs for all of the company’s vendor customers, including equipment manufacturers and distributors; and for the company’s advisory and distribution services unit. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, Key Equipment Finance manages an approximate $9 billion equipment portfolio with annual originations in excess of $3 billion. The company has management and operations bases in Albany, New York and Toronto, Canada. The company employs approximately 400 people worldwide and has been in the equipment financing business for over 35 years. Prior to being named president in 2007, Warner served as president and chief operating officer of Key Equipment Finance’s commercial leasing services business. He joined Key Equipment Finance to oversee the express leasing services business in 2001. Before joining Key Equipment Finance, Warner worked as senior vice president of sales and marketing at Mellon Leasing Corporation, where he had worked since 1988. Prior to that position, he was vice president and chief operating officer. He also held the position of operations manager at McDonnell Douglas Finance Corp. from 1985-1988. Warner holds a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois Warner is currently the Chairman of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s board of directors and executive committee. He is also on the Advisory Board for Food for Thought – Denver and is a member of the Leeds School of Business Board of Alumni and Friends at the University of Colorado Boulder.