Chief Risk Officer
Scott Eshleman

Scott is responsible for all aspects of credit risk management including credit policy, credit underwriting, and portfolio management. Before joining Dext Capital, Scott built a 20-year career in the equipment finance industry. Most recently he served as the Vice President of Credit for Umpqua Bank/Financial Pacific Leasing, where he led a team of credit underwriters in the origination of large ticket and application only transactions across multiple business channels including Direct, Vendor, Broker, and Capital Markets. In addition, Scott spent a number of years at US Bank Equipment Finance implementing, underwriting, and monitoring vendor programs and end users in the Healthcare space.

Prior to that he held various credit positions with GE Capital Colonial Pacific Leasing including app only and large ticket credit underwriting. Scott is a graduate of the University of Oregon, where he majored in Finance and Management, and Portland State University, where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

In his free time Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, rooting for his beloved Ducks, and exploring the Portland music scene.