Dan has been engaged in the equipment lease and finance industry for the past 25+ years with extensive experience in all facets of this business segment. Prior to starting CapFirst Equipment Finance, Dan was a co-founder and owner of a leasing firm, which operated as a general equipment lease finance company. During his time there, he was responsible to the day-to-day operations of the Bank Lease Program which included the build out of this program to over 150+ banks in the upper Midwest and the funding of over $1.0 billion in volume. As a former FDIC Bank Examiner and through various other positions held in his career, Dan has an extensive experience in credit, underwriting and the structuring of various finance transactions through a wide array of industries. He is a graduate of the University of Jamestown with double majors in Mathematics and Business Administration.
Contact Dan: dsaville@capfirstef.com | P: 701.639.7209 | C: 701.367.5492 | F: 701.639.7031

About Us

Our History
CAPFIRST Equipment Finance, Inc (“CAPFIRST”) incorporated in 2016 in the State of North Dakota as a general equipment finance company offering lease and finance solutions to both commercial and tax-exempt municipalities in the Midwest region. CAPFIRST develops business through a strong network of commercial/industrial vendors and dealers as well as direct client relationships. This network has been developed over a period of 15+ years where relationships, product understanding, and industry knowledge are paramount. With the combination of extensive industry experience, proven track record of generating equipment finance business, 50+ years collective industry knowledge, ownership has generated over $450 million loan production as a collective team.

Our Mission
Our Mission is to provide capital financing solutions to our bank partners and clients by offering flexible and competitive finance solutions to middle market businesses and municipalities in the Midwest by focusing on:
• Client Relationships
• Quality Professionalism
• Integrity/Reputation
• Profitability