First Vice President - Equipment Finance
First Business Equipment Finance, LLC
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Brookfield)
Tom Rude joined First Business in 2006 and has 35 years of experience helping clients understand the optimum way to finance or lease their new equipment acquisitions from both a cash-flow and tax perspective. He is part of the Equipment Finance team at First Business Bank in our Milwaukee office. Tom’s areas of focus includes financing core, revenue-producing equipment with various structures including Term Loans, TRAC Leases, True Leases, and Lease Purchases.
Tom is President of the Wisconsin Association of Equipment Lessors and is active in the Menomonee Falls Youth Basketball Association as the Vice President of Girls Basketball, a coach, player development and board member. Tom is also a member of Equipment Leasing and Financial Association (national) along with WI Motor Carriers Association.