Team Members




Matt Manero


As Founder and President of CFF, Matt created the company’s vision and mission. Through the years, he has developed an executive team to oversee all operational and financial aspects of the company, as well as provide leadership over opportunities for expansion, emerging industry trends, developing markets, and customer insights. Matt remains the keeper of the culture and continues to provide leadership to the executive team.

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. 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 has three amazing boys, John, Jack, and Julian, and resides in Dallas/Ft. Worth. He once rode a bicycle from San Francisco to Mexico along the Pacific Coast.


Sarah Burnett

Chief Operating Officer

Sarah began her career at CFF in 2011 and was quickly tasked with building a world-class operations department through tremendous growth goals. In 2013, with just a small support team, Sarah grew the year-over-year fundings from $32MM to over $100MM. In 2017, with her eye on company leadership, Sarah immersed herself in all departments, including sales, marketing, accounting, and operations.

In 2019, she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer and now oversees all of the company’s business operations and department heads. Since 2019, under Sarah’s leadership as COO, CFF has grown to fund over $200MM annually and well over $1.5 billion since inception.

Fun Fact: Dallas/Ft. Worth is home to Sarah and her growing family of cats.