Al grew up in the Portland area and after graduating from Lake Oswego High School, he went on to University of Oregon and graduated with a degree in Finance. In addition, he obtained an MBA from Southern Methodist University while working in Texas. He started in the commercial finance industry right after college and has 35 years’ experience in banking and equipment finance and enjoys the relationships built with dealers and end user customers. Al is currently managing the Vendor Group business for AP which was formed earlier this year to grow Vendor relationships and increase finance volume. He is also heavily involved in business development, assisting in evaluating new markets and creating a strategy to be successful in them.
Al’s passion is personal relationships with people, he believes life on both a personal and professional basis revolves around positive, productive relationships. He enjoys working with his team to develop each person to assist in achieving their personal goals and life objectives. He is married with four grown children and loves his family and the outdoors. He is happiest out in nature, enjoying the amazing beauty of Central Oregon. After living in six states since graduating college, Oregon is his favorite!