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Our Team

Meet our expert financial team. We aim to offer top-quality customer service, expert advice, and 1:1 support throughout your finance application process!

At Your Service

Vendor Finance have a team of professionals throughout the country that provide nationwide coverage for our vendor network & client base. We have over 50 years combined experience in the Irish finance industry. We operate on a one-to-one basis with the customer, making the financial process simple and fully transparent.

Hugh Arnold

Hugh Arnold
Director

Having spent 15 years working in AIB, focusing on Asset Finance across a wide range of roles including Commercial, Retail and Dealer introduced business, Hugh set up the Company in October 2014. Qualified with a B.A. degree, he is also a Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA).

 

Lynn Crumley

Lynn Crumley
Operations Manager

Having returned from the United States in 2006, where she previously worked in various Administrative & Management roles, Lynn joined the company in August 2016. 

Lynn  manages and oversees the operations of the Company where, amongst other things, ensures all functions operate efficiently, compliantly, and go as smoothly and seamlessly as possible.

Alan Gaynor

Alan Gaynor
Sales Adviser

Alan joined the Vendor Finance team in October 2017, having graduated from Maynooth University with a BA Double Joint Honours degree in Business and Accounting. He is a hard-working, goal oriented person who continues to bring, and gain, valuable skills and experience to the team as he develops through the early stages of his career.

James Rooney

James Rooney
Sales Adviser

Having recently returned home from Canada, James joined the Vendor Finance team in December 2020.  In 2019, he graduated from Dublin City University (DCU).

James has previously worked in the finance sector and is now keen to get back to what he enjoys.

Away from Vendor Finance, James is a huge fan of sport, particularly all things Manchester United and GAA, regularly playing for his local club Glencar/Manorhamilton.

Niall Stafford

Niall Stafford
Business Development Manager

Niall  joined the company in October 2018 in the role of Business Development Manager for the Agri, Plant and Commercial sectors.  He brings a wealth of experience from his 25 years as a Director of the Wexford Cattle Company directing livestock sales through Ireland, the UK and the Middle East.

Vanessa Finnegan

Vanessa Finnegan

Vanessa joined Vendor Finance in 2021 as an Intern and on graduating from ATU Sligo in 2022 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business (Hons), she joined the Company full-time.  Vanessa is a valued member of our Car Finance team and brings a strong work ethic, a wealth of valuable skills, a strong customer service record and a willingness to go above and beyond to get finance applications across the line for our customers.

Away from Vendor Finance, Vanessa enjoys walking and cooking/baking.

John Paul Lang

John Paul Lang

Having joined the Company in April 2023, John Paul has excelled through strong communication and customer service skills.  A motivated professional in all he does, he is a valued member of our Commercial Finance team, where he utilizes his valuable skills and business knowledge in securing finance terms for our commercial customers.

Away from work, John Paul plays football and hurling on a local and county level, is a member of his local darts team, coaches local underage hurling teams and enjoys, fishing, clay pidgeon shooting and listening to music.

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