Chicago - Illinois
SVP, MB Equipment Finance
Thomas J. Prendergast is senior vice president, sales for MB Equipment Finance, responsible for the origination of new equipment loans and leases primarily in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
Prendergast has over 20 years of experience in direct sales of equipment leases and loans. From 2013 until the merger with MB, he was vice president, sales for Cole Taylor Equipment Finance. Prior to that, he was vice president and Midwest territory manager for Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, Inc. Prendergast began his career in the financial services industry with McDonnell Douglas in Chicago, Illinois. Later, he moved on to U.S. Bancorp Leasing and Financial followed by American Equipment Leasing, a division of ABN Amro Bank, where he specialized in equipment finance.
Prendergast graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.