Speed Leasing Company, a motorcycle and powersports lessor, announced the addition of Scott Hall and Jennifer Thompson as inside sales executives and Faiza Velez as marketing manager to its growing sales and marketing team.
Hall joined Speed Leasing at the end of 2018 and brings 15 years of experience in the motorcycle sales and finance industry. Prior to joining Speed Leasing, Hall spent his career in dealerships leading sales and finance teams. During this time, Hall joined Brian Cramer, director of operations for Speed Leasing and Frank Dionisi, director of sales for Speed Leasing, at Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson where they would achieve the company goal of leading the nation for several years in both sales and finance. Hall is an avid motorcyclist and currently owns a 2005 Road King Classic with over 87,000 miles.
Thompson joined the Speed Leasing team in January 2019. She comes with an extensive background in finance and dealership sales management. She started her career in the financial sector working for the Wealth Management division of Wachovia Bank, N.A. In her capacity as an associate, she assisted a team of financial planners, trust associates and brokers. In 2004, she entered the motorcycle industry. She was a pivotal team member of a large Harley-Davidson dealer group for over 15 years. From supporting ownership in an administrative role, to directing a finance department, to running a Sales floor, Thompson has excelled in her role with proven results. Thompson attributes her success in the industry to building a strong rapport with her internal and external clients alike, through synergy, transparency, empathy and integrity.
Velez also joined Speed Leasing in January on 2019 and brings with her close to 10 years of marketing experience. She began her career working in sales and marketing for various property management groups. Prior to joining Speed Leasing, she was employed by Farmers Insurance as their Senior Marketing Specialist and helped to deploy dozens of Farmers Insurance agencies throughout Connecticut through their Retail Agency program. She developed and implemented strategies and programs to utilize locally throughout the agencies, onboarded new agents and consulted with them on a day to day basis on all their marketing needs.Velez’s proven success in her growing career can be attributed to her tenacity and her passion.Velez graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with her Bachelor of Science in Marketing and is currently pursing her Master of Science from Quinnipiac University.
Speed Leasing Company LLC is the premier indirect lessor of pre-owned Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycles in the U.S. Since its founding in January 2017, Speed Leasing’s distribution footprint has grown to 22 states and over 350 dealerships. The company has originated and currently services in excess of $40 million of leases.
Link: Speed Leasing