Utica Leaseco promoted Renate E. LaCroix to president. LaCroix is a licensed attorney and has been with Utica Leaseco for more than 10 years. During her tenure, she has been involved in proposal negotiation, legal documentation, due diligence and the closing of Utica Leaseco’s secured lease and loan transactions. She also has managed activities of outside legal counsel, fostered and maintained customer relationships, managed work-outs, advertising and promotion efforts, and supervised back office operations.
“Ms. LaCroix has progressively become more and more indispensable to Utica Leaseco’s operations, as she has easily and seamlessly shouldered larger responsibilities. She is absolutely capable of leading our outstanding staff as we continue to grow,” David Levy, chief executive of Utica Leasco, said. “Ms. LaCroix works hard to create and build relationships with customers, attorneys, brokers and partners. Her experience allows her to fully understand both sides of every transaction and respond to each item precisely. Her careful consideration of every potential outcome is essential to the day-to-day legal and business operations of Utica Leaseco and the success of its customers, something that Ms. LaCroix takes very seriously. This promotion acknowledges that she truly is irreplaceable.”
“I am honored to take on a larger role at Utica Leaseco and look forward to the challenges that accompany it,” LaCroix said. “We have built an exceptional team and I look forward to playing an important part in the continued growth and success of Utica Leaseco and its Connecticut-based affiliated company, Utica Equipment Finance.”