TAMPA, FL, June 21, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Father and son have combined their experiences partnering to form Lease South, LLC. Lease South serves small and medium size businesses assisting in the acquisition of equipment and vehicles through lease financing packages. In the event a business client seeks a lease with ownership rights or a true operating lease with accompanying tax benefits, Lease South can custom design a program to suit their wishes. Equipment includes, but is not limited to: medical, dental, construction, forklifts, restaurants, office furniture and equipment. Due to their multitude of lenders, each has a lending agenda for various types of equipment, Lease South facilitates deals from $5,000 to $35M as specialists, the duo is qualified in working with specific equipment sectors. In addition to the two partners, Lease South, LLC currently has five associates, each with years of lending, leasing, or automotive experiences
Richard Nimphie began work with Fleet Leasing of America as an account executive. After years gaining valuable knowledge from his experiences, he formed George Ballas Leasing, a subsidiary of an auto dealership in Toledo, Ohio. The company grew to six offices with vehicles and equipment in 44 states becoming one of the largest dealer affiliated leasing companies in the country. After the company's sale to a large financial institution, Richard became operating partner of Lexus of Tampa Bay and Lexus of Clearwater. During his tenure prior to the sale of both dealerships, the percentage of vehicles leased to customers rose to 70% under Nimphie. Richard served as past president of the Car and Truck Rental and Leasing Association (CATRALA) of Ohio, past president of the Toledo Auto Dealers Association, the Lexus Dealer Council and served on several charitable boards in the Tampa Bay Area.
Jonathan Nimphie graduated from Stetson University with a degree in international business. After graduation, Jonathan, an accomplished financier, traveled extensively throughout Central America, South Africa, Indonesia, and Australia. In his travels, he observed culture and foreign financial markets and strategies. Jonathan's travels allowed him to conceptualize finances from a more lateral, global perspective. An avid surfer in his travels, Jonathan returned home the East Coast of Florida to become a wholesale mortgage broker. Jonathan effectively utilized his traveling experience and education by forming Lease South LLC with his accomplished father, Richard.
About Lease South LLC
Headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida, Lease South, LLC is an organization affiliated with a large network of lending underwriters, Lease South LLC, can facilitate any size transaction, anywhere. Their dedication to professionally handling every detail from vendor relationship to final inspection of leased equipment to ensure a smooth seamless transaction. Lease South LLC is a firm whose expertise lies in pairing a client's needs with the most appropriate leasing solution compatible with their business goals.