MEET THE TEAM

Edward P. Kaye

Edward P. Kaye

Co-founder and President

Ed Kaye is co-founder and President of Access Commercial Capital.  His career spans 25 years in the transportation finance and leasing industry.

Prior to ACC, Mr. Kaye co-founded and was the President of the Advantage Funding group of companies where, along with his co-founders, he was responsible for growing a de novo portfolio to over $300 million. He previously served in various sales and management positions with AutoTech Leasing Associates and Term Industries.

Mr. Kaye holds a Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law, and an M.A. and B.A. from the University at Albany.  He participates on various industry panels and events.

EMAIL:  ekaye@accesscapital.biz

Eric C. Coolbaugh

Eric C. Coolbaugh

Co-founder and Corporate Vice President

Eric Coolbaugh is co-founder and Corporate Vice President of Access Commercial Capital, bringing 25 years of experience in the transportation and equipment finance industry to his role. Prior to the launch of ACC, Mr. Coolbaugh served as Corporate Vice President of the Advantage Funding group of companies where he was a member of the Executive Committee and responsible for growing the national sales division. He also served in various sales and management positions with AutoTech Leasing Associates and Term Industries.

He is a nationally recognized expert in commercial coach valuation and financing and often participates in industry panels and events. Mr. Coolbaugh was responsible for establishing numerous national vendor programs in the coach, limousine, and ambulance/paratransit industries.

EMAIL:  ecoolbaugh@accesscapital.biz

Michael P. Kaplan

Michael P. Kaplan

Co-founder and Corporate Vice President

Michael Kaplan is co-founder and Corporate Vice President/Secretary Treasurer of Access Commercial Capital and has 25 years of experience in financial sales and management. A seasoned finance professional, Mr. Kaplan was a co-founder of the Advantage Funding group of companies where he served on the Executive Committee and was responsible for the limousine finance group and establishing the lender finance division.  He also held various positions at AutoTech Leasing Associates and Term Industries.

He is a nationally recognized expert in the limousine industry and often participates in various industry panels and events.

EMAIL:  mkaplan@accesscapital.biz

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