FF Hires New Regional VP – Baird

August 20, 2014 9:35 pm

First Financial Hires New Regional Vice President to Support Growth in Midwest

Placentia, CA – August 20, 2014 – First Financial Corporate Services, Inc. (FFCSI), an independent provider of equipment leasing and financial solutions, today announced that material handling veteran Jim Baird has been brought on board as regional vice president. Baird will work out of the company’s newly opened Chicago office, supporting material handling and capital equipment opportunities.

“Baird brings more than 30 years of material handling experience to our team, and we?re excited to have him on board to support our ventures in the Midwest,” said David Sanborne, National Sales Manager and Senior Vice President. “We believe that his broad dealer management and sales experience will bring valuable contributions to our team.”

Prior to joining First Financial, Baird developed major account programs at the dealer level and was most recently with Carolina Industrial Trucks. He has primarily served in the Midwest both in Regional and National Account capacities for Chicagoland Material Handling, Atlas, and Equipment Depot. During his tenure with Nissan Forklift, Baird was honored with the Nissan Pinnacle Award for Life Time Achievement in Sales.
Baird will join the Midwest team working out of the newly opened office located at 2800 S. River Road, Des Plaines, IL, 60018, and can be reached at (224) 500-3038. Headquartered in Southern California, First Financial has 12 office locations across the U.S. and Canada including Atlanta, Chicago, Connecticut, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, and Ontario, Canada.

About First Financial Corporate Services, Inc.
First Financial is a North American-based equipment leasing company offering commercial financing for healthcare, material handling, IT and other capital equipment. For more than 14 years, the company has been working with customers in almost every market segment, from smaller companies, vendors, dealers and hospitals to Fortune 500 corporations, with transactions ranging from $50,000 to more than $15 million. FFCSI delivers flexible and cost-effective financing solutions for a broad range of equipment types, designed to help its clients manage equipment lifecycles and maximize the cost-effectiveness of capital acquisitions. For additional information, please visit the company?s website at www.ffcsi.com.