Meet the Team at Commercial Fleet Financingcffadmin2021-01-14T16:45:36-06:00
As Founder and President of Commercial Fleet Financing, Inc. Matt creates, communicates and implements the company’s vision, mission and overall direction. He oversees all financial aspects of the company and provides leadership over opportunities for expansion, emerging industry trends, developing markets, and customer insights.
Matt’s business success has been recognized in coveted publications, including Inc. Magazine, Dallas Business Journal, Overdrive Magazine, Fleet Owner, Transport Topics, Commercial Carrier Journal, and Dealer Solutions Magazine.
Mr. Manero is a highly sought-after speaker within entrepreneurial and association communities and hosts a popular podcast called, You Need More Money. His first book, “The Grit,” was published in 2015 while his latest book, “You Need More Money,” was published by Penguin/Random House in 2018.
Fun Fact:Matt has been happily married to his beloved wife, Rokki, for 20 years. The couple have 3 amazing boys, John (18), Jack (16), and Julian (15) and reside in Dallas/Ft. Worth. He once rode a bicycle from San Francisco to Mexico along the Pacific Coast.
Dogged determination and diligence fueled the rise of Sarah Burnett from receptionist in 2011 to Chief Operating Officer of Commercial Fleet Financing in January 2019. Ms. Burnett was promoted to full-time operations manager in 2012 and subsequently grew funding from $36M in 2013 to $104M with just a small support team.
As Chief Operations Officer, Sarah oversees the company’s business operations and reports to the President. She ensures CFF has effective operational financial procedures in place and manages the sales, marketing and operations departments.
Fun Fact: Dallas/Ft. Worth is home to Sarah and her growing family of cats.
For the past 7+ years, Vanessa Andel has been streamlining corporate operations with her management expertise as Operation Manager. Joining the CFF team in 2017, Ms. Andel is responsible for overseeing daily operations and ensuring the team is well resourced to provide a smooth customer experience.
Vanessa has an Associates Degree, Predictive Index Training and Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification.
Fun Fact: She is the proud mother of an amazing 11 year old son, enjoys traveling, exercising, the outdoors and baking. She lives in Dallas/Ft. Worth.
Jim rose through the ranks of the finance industry over the past 18+ years landing the role of Vice President of Sales for CFF in 2018. Jim pulls from years of industry insight and experience to direct an ever-growing CFF sales department, driving sales of $150M+ annually.
Mr. Munkittrick sets the department’s strategic plans, manages his team, forges relationships with strategic corporate partners, supports clients, and continuously improves the sales lifecycle. As VP of Sales, Jim demonstrates a relentless spirit for developing new business through excellent client service for the company.
Fun Fact: Jim graduated from Texas Tech with a B.S. in Finance. He is the proud father of three beautiful children and resides in Dallas/Ft. Worth. Jim notably took 2 years of Spanish and French but can’t speak a word of either language.
A veteran in finance department, Mr. Sherrane has delivered accounting excellence for decades. He has held responsibilities as Controller, VP and CFO for 26 years and provided auto loan financing for 3+ years. Bringing a wealth of knowledge, Richard has stewarded the finances of CFF since 2017.
Mr. Sherrane’s vision for the financial success of CFF is to maximize returns on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.
Fun Fact: He earned an MBA from Nichols College and a B.S. in Finance degree from the NY Institute of Technology. Richard resides in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and enjoys restoring classic automobiles.
Mr. Lott is an award-winning, seasoned Marketing and Advertising expert with over 22 years of experience in driving growth and bottom-line results. Troy has a long track-record of success for a broad range of small to mid-sized business clients.
Troy is pursuing his Masters in Data Analytics and holds certifications in Digital Marketing Analytics from MIT, Digital Marketing Strategy from SMU, and Digital Analytics from SMU. Mr. Lott has been spearheading the marketing department of CFF since 2019. Troy serves as Chairman of AAF Dallas Education Foundation and has served as President of AAF Dallas.
Fun Fact: Troy enjoys running and biking the trails of the greater Dallas/Ft. Worth area with his beautiful wife of 27 years. The couple have two grown children.
Mr. Donahue is a highly-experienced business manager with over 5 years managing the sales operation process in the finance industry. He brings strong team leadership skills, contributing to ongoing development and coaching in the sales department.
Eric began his collegiate journey at Allegany College of Maryland, but earned his Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management from Tusculum University in Tennessee.
Fun Fact: Eric claims to be a big fan of Sci-Fi and an even bigger fan of New England sports teams.
Tim has been a tow truck loan consultant with CFF for 18+ years.
Mr. Bazor attended college at Utah Valley University.
Fun Fact: Tim has been happily married for 16 years and has two girls. He enjoys trail running and has completed a 50m, two 50ks as well as numerous 37k and 25k runs. Tim also runs a non-profit organization called BlakesHouse.org.
Kindra has 7 Years of commercial lending experience.
Fun Fact: She is a proud U.S. Navy Veteran and mother of 4 amazing children. She is also an avid animal lover who coordinates rescue missions for lost pets & works closely with shelters to get stray pets off the streets and back home.
Taylor has 10 years experience in the construction industry and 6 in the finance industry. He’s been a long-time entrepreneur who draws on those experiences to assist customers in growing their businesses.
Fun Fact: Taylor is the proud father of 2 kids. He’s an avid outdoorsman, cyclist, and reader.
Jorge has been a new and used commercial truck sales professional for over four years and has specialized in equipment financing. Trucking runs in Jorge’s blood with two generations of family thriving in the business.
Mr. Camacho attended Richland College where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration. He was born in Alaska before settling in Dallas. Jorge is bilingual, speaking Spanish fluently.
Fun Fact: He’s an avid soccer fan and enjoys traveling – having visited 12+ countries.
Mike has 9 years of sales experience. His biggest professional accomplishment is helping to launch Fresh Start Equipment Financing – sister company of CFF – into a successful business.
Fun Fact: Mike has been happily married for 3 years, has a newborn and a 13 year old. He’s the official taste-tester for his wife’s chocolate business, is a huge Minnesota Vikings fan and has a vast collection of sports memorabilia.
Tom has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry and is an experienced credit analyst. He is skilled in sales management, operations management, purchasing, and negotiations. Tom has a degree from the University of Montana.
Fun Fact: Tom enjoys living his life in Rowlett, TX and loves to smoke meats & fish.
Cody brings over 6 years of experience to the sales team at Commercial Fleet Financing. In this time he obtained impressive honors; individually as Rookie of the Year, as well as team recognition for achieving 168% of their monthly sales quota.
Fun Fact: Cody and his wife of 15 years have 3 children. He says he’s always played sports, including baseball, football, competitive cheer, and martial arts. Cody spent 3 years fighting professionally as an MMA fighter.
Chris has 18 years of finance experience. He has certifications in F&I and received his education from Mountain View College. His other accomplishment is becoming a Texas All-lines Adjuster.
Fun Fact: Chris runs an organization called “Chriscookapalooza” Annual fundraising event with musical performances by local and Grammy Award winning artists providing scholarships while also benefiting local and national charities.
Elaina has 15+ years of experience as a commercial loan processor. She won the 2007 Clark County Chambers of Commerce Award and was top producer 2 years in a row at BAE.
Elaina has a BS in International Business from CFE.
Fun Fact: She has been married for 20 years and is raising the next American president and chocolatier. She’s both competitive and a team player. Elaina’s goal is to build a ranch with an apple orchard for retirement.
Yuriana is an experienced credit specialist and has 10 years operations experience. Six of those years she has focused her career towards the credit industry.
Fun Fact: Yuriana is bilingual, loves to travel, and prefers dogs over cats. She was born in the windy city and is a long-time Bears fan, although Yuriana now says the Mavs are her new favorite pro team.
Z has 6+ years of experience in video production and editing.
Z has an associates degree in Arts from Brookhaven College.
He is co-owner of SokudoChasers (Virtual Automotive Photography) widely known in the Grand Theft Auto 5: Los Santos video game with over 100k+ of Mods downloaded of real-life cars.
Fun Fact: Z loves crafting unique gifts, such as art, LEDs, floral projects to bring warmth to peoples’ soul and fill their hearts because life is too short. Z’s dream car is the Nissan Skyline R34 GTR.