To provide a superior spectrum of lease and loan services, you need an essential component: superior personnel from top
William D. Allen, President & CEO
Mr. Allen founded LeaseDimensions in 1995, using his experience in executive management and strategy development for financial institutions to develop the Company’s unique outsourcing business model. Since the Company’s inception, he has provided hands-on executive management of LeaseDimensions’ business development, marketing, operations, accounting and finance functions.
Prior to founding LeaseDimensions, Mr. Allen served as Senior Vice-President of Operations and Chief Credit Officer for Industrial Leasing Corporation where he managed the company’s credit, lease administration, collections, customer service and equipment management functions. Mr. Allen also spent five years as a management consultant for Edgar, Dunn and Company in San Francisco, where he specialized in operations improvement and strategy development consulting for financial institutions. He earned his MBA degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Robert A. Hingst, Executive Vice-President & CIO
As a co-founder of LeaseDimensions, Mr. Hingst has developed the Company’s Technology Consulting business and implemented LeaseDimensions’ technology strategy. Mr. Hingst has particular expertise in large-scale data conversion projects. Since 1985 he has managed over 45 lease and loan system conversions for banks, captive leasing companies, independent lessors, and servicing organizations.
Mr. Hingst has more than 20 years of professional technical experience and has provided technology consulting services to more than 30 major finance companies since co-founding LeaseDimensions in 1995. Previously Mr. Hingst served in a variety of senior management and technical positions at Industrial Leasing Corporation, Paccom Leasing Corporation, and Pacific Telecom, Inc.
Mr. Hingst is Vice President of the Leasepak Users Group and User Chairperson of the Leasepak Technology Committee.
Melissa K. Riggs – Senior Vice President
Melissa has an extensive background in Accounting, Reporting and Operational management. Melissa spent the early part of her career working in Credit and Collections for various companies in the Portland area while completing college. Melissa obtained a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree with an advanced Accounting Management certificate from Eastern Oregon University. Since 2007, she has been working in the details and gaining extensive knowledge around lease and loan servicing in the equipment, renewable energy and vehicle finance industries with LeaseDimensions.
As Senior Vice President, Melissa’s current role at LeaseDimensions is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Servicing Division. She continues to stay involved in the details while adding strategic oversight to all areas of the company. Melissa is also immersed in Client Management, Project Management, and Employee Development at LeaseDimensions.