Daily News: June 22, 2012

Capital One Names McKew to Head Equipment Leasing Unit

Capital One Bank said it appointed Daniel McKew as senior vice president, Equipment Leasing and Finance. McKew will be responsible for managing and growing the Bank’s Equipment Leasing and Finance business across the country. He will report to Michael C. Szwajkowski, executive vice president, Commercial and Specialty Finance, Capital One Bank, and will be based in Towson, MD.

“Dan’s strong industry expertise and proven track record of generating growth and profitability through national expansions make him a great addition to the leadership of our Equipment Leasing and Finance business,” said Szwajkowski. “He is a well-respected industry expert with a career that spans almost three decades. We’re very excited about his appointment and look forward to his leadership within this important business for Capital One Bank.”

Prior to joining Capital One Bank, McKew served as president of CFG Community Bank in Baltimore. McKew previously served as president of 1st Mariner Bank and spent over a decade as the president and CEO of SunTrust Equipment Finance and Leasing, a wholly owned subsidiary of SunTrust. In this role he established the bank’s regional equipment leasing team and generated significant growth in assets and profitability. McKew expanded the business nationally and tripled the size of the originations team. Throughout his career, McKew has also held positions in accounting, finance, documentation, syndication and sales.

“I’m thrilled to join the experienced and dynamic Equipment Leasing and Financing team at Capital One Bank,” said McKew, “Capital One Bank’s commitment to the Equipment Leasing industry, experienced team, its strong and flexible balance sheet, and its position as a top 10 U.S. Bank made this a great opportunity.”