Fitzgerald joins Peapack-Gladstone as senior managing director

Lisa Fitzgerald has joined Peapack-Gladstone Financial as a senior managing director, equipment finance operations manager, the firm announced.

In this role, Fitzgerald will be responsible for overall equipment financing lease and loan portfolio service management and act as the primary liaison with a third-party servicer and system vendors.

Fitzgerald is a seasoned manager with extensive business and equipment financing and leasing product expertise.

She brings 25 years of equipment finance and financial services experience, previously serving as senior vice president, business application development and support, at First Citizens Bank, where she was responsible for implementation and oversight of capital investment spends related to the core receivable platform for the equipment finance division of the bank.

Prior to that, as SVP, strategic technology and operations, at Finova Capital LLC, she was the lead responsible for the selection and implementation of the core business technologies needed for support of leasing and lending products with the organization from inception.

Fitzgerald graduated from Augsburg College in Minneapolis with a degree in management information systems.  She holds the credential of Certified Professional in Business Process Management from Villanova University.