First National Capital Corporation (FNCC), a full-service commercial equipment and aviation finance provider, has announced today two significant promotions with the appointment of Steve Enyeart as President and Peter Leyenaar as Sr. Vice President of Credit and Capital Markets for First National Capital.
Mr. Enyeart will be responsible for all day to day operations within FNCC including Sales & Marketing, Risk & Syndication, Accounting, Documentation, and all back-office functions. Keith Duggan will continue his daily involvement with the company with the title of Chief Executive Officer and Director. Keith is anxious to focus more efforts on strategy, strategic alliances, funding relationships, portfolio management and key client relationships.
Mr. Enyeart will undoubtedly continue First National Capital’s 12+ year record of success in meeting customers’ financing needs, while practicing prudent risk management to further grow the Company and First National’s portfolio.
“Steve has been a key part of our success and we are thrilled to promote him to this important role. He has proven to be a successful and trusted leader while bringing to this position a wealth of experience in credit, leasing and capital markets. Steve is widely respected by all of our constituents, including our employees, clients, funding relationships and banking partners. This is the natural ‘next step’ for First National as we continue our growth in the equipment finance market,” said Keith Duggan, CEO of First National.
Mr. Enyeart, who currently serves as FNCC’s chief operating officer, brings over 27 years of experience in capital markets, equipment finance, ABL lending and risk management, having held previous positions with Marine Midland Bank, The CIT Group, Orix USA Corporation and Orion Capital Corporation.
Mr. Leyenaar’s role in Credit, Syndication and Risk management will also expand to include management and oversight of all of FNCC’s Capital Markets relationships and activity. “Peter has demonstrated excellent credit and risk management skills, superior decision making and great leadership during his tenure with First National. We fully expect him to carry on the high standards for the Capital Markets team that were established by Steve Enyeart previously,” commented Duggan.
Duggan continued on to say “with these promotions, our recent conversion to an ESOP structure and additional expansion efforts, we expect First National to achieve a record year of performance.”
With offices in Foothill Ranch, Anaheim Hills, California; Houston, Texas; and Nashville, Tennessee, First National Capital Corporation provides creative and cost-effective equipment finance and leasing solutions to a wide range of capital-intensive industries including aviation, construction, manufacturing, energy and mining, healthcare, technology, retail and distribution/logistics.
The Company’s unique capital structure allows it to provide an aggressive cost of funds to a very diversified range of credit profiles. For more information, please visit the First National Capital Corporation website at