Meet Our Leadership Team

Meet Our Leadership Team

Providing support, stability and guidance to our employees and customers.

Neil Finn

President

Neil is our President and joined EXSIF after spending more than ten years in various finance and operations leadership roles with our parent company, Marmon Holdings, Inc. Previously, Neil served as Vice President, Controller and Treasurer of Marmon where he led the company’s global accounting and treasury functions. Neil also worked for EXSIF’s sister company, Union Tank Car Company, and was General Manager of the largest railcar repair network in North America.

Neil began his career with Deloitte and spent more than a decade auditing and consulting Fortune 500 companies. Neil is based in Chicago, holds a Master’s in Accountancy from DePaul University and Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bradley University.

Mary Martinez

Chief Financial Officer

Mary is our Chief Financial Officer and provides strategic leadership for the finance team based in New York. Mary is a seasoned professional with more than four decades of global intermodal container leasing experience. Mary is well versed in all facets of the EXSIF business including legal, risk, compliance, pricing, operations, as well as technology and human capital. She joined Transamerica Leasing in 1980 and became part of EXSIF in 2000 upon their purchase of Transamerica’s tank container business.

Prior to Transamerica, Mary was an auditor at Price Waterhouse in New York City. Mary has a BBA from Baruch College and is a CPA.

Clive Francis

Executive Vice President Commercial

Clive is responsible for overseeing the commercial strategy and market development of EXSIF, and is currently based in New York. Clive joined in 2011 as Area Vice President, based in Singapore, where he was responsible for leading business growth across a diverse region stretching between the Middle East to Japan to Australasia. Clive has over 25 years’ experience in the equipment leasing sector.

Prior to joining EXSIF, Clive held several senior positions in the industry as Managing Director at Axis Intermodal, CEO of Goldman/Cerberus owned TTL Ltd, and VP at Dry Containers for Transamerica Leasing. He is a qualified ship broker and a current member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Warwick Spencer

Managing Director Europe & North/South America

Warwick is our Managing Director of Europe as well as North & South America, based in York, U.K.. He is responsible for managing all customer and field operations for both geographies. Warwick began his career with EXSIF based in Houston where he oversaw operational and technical activities and focused on depot development in North and South America. He returned to Europe and assumed responsibility for new build quality, spending most of his time in China working closely with EXSIF’s tank container manufacturing partners.

Warwick joined EXSIF after graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy specialization, and he holds an EMBA from Leeds Business School.

Neil Finn

President

Neil is our President and joined EXSIF after spending more than ten years in various finance and operations leadership roles with our parent company, Marmon Holdings, Inc. Previously, Neil served as Vice President, Controller and Treasurer of Marmon where he led the company’s global accounting and treasury functions. Neil also worked for EXSIF’s sister company, Union Tank Car Company, and was General Manager of the largest railcar repair network in North America.

Neil began his career with Deloitte and spent more than a decade auditing and consulting Fortune 500 companies. Neil is based in Chicago, holds a Master’s in Accountancy from DePaul University and Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bradley University.

Mary Martinez

Chief Financial Officer

Mary is our Chief Financial Officer and provides strategic leadership for the finance team based in New York. Mary is a seasoned professional with more than four decades of global intermodal container leasing experience. Mary is well versed in all facets of the EXSIF business including legal, risk, compliance, pricing, operations, as well as technology and human capital. She joined Transamerica Leasing in 1980 and became part of EXSIF in 2000 upon their purchase of Transamerica’s tank container business.

Prior to Transamerica, Mary was an auditor at Price Waterhouse in New York City. Mary has a BBA from Baruch College and is a CPA.

Clive Francis

Executive Vice President Commercial

Clive is responsible for overseeing the commercial strategy and market development of EXSIF, and is currently based in New York. Clive joined in 2011 as Area Vice President, based in Singapore, where he was responsible for leading business growth across a diverse region stretching between the Middle East to Japan to Australasia. Clive has over 25 years’ experience in the equipment leasing sector.

Prior to joining EXSIF, Clive held several senior positions in the industry as Managing Director at Axis Intermodal, CEO of Goldman/Cerberus owned TTL Ltd, and VP at Dry Containers for Transamerica Leasing. He is a qualified ship broker and a current member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Warwick Spencer

Managing Director Europe & North/South America

Warwick is our Managing Director of Europe as well as North & South America, based in York, U.K.. He is responsible for managing all customer and field operations for both geographies. Warwick began his career with EXSIF based in Houston where he oversaw operational and technical activities and focused on depot development in North and South America. He returned to Europe and assumed responsibility for new build quality, spending most of his time in China working closely with EXSIF’s tank container manufacturing partners.

Warwick joined EXSIF after graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy specialization, and he holds an EMBA from Leeds Business School.

Angela Chiara

Senior Vice President of Marketing

Angela is our Senior Vice President Marketing based in New York. She is responsible for the development of the company’s marketing and communication strategy as well as customer experience initiatives. Angela has over 28 years’ experience in the equipment leasing sector and has held several senior global positions managing lease portfolios for the Pitney Bowes Corporation. She joined the EXSIF team in 2020.

Angela started her career in sales and held key marketing roles in product management and financial solutions. She has a BA in Marketing from Pace University and an MBA in Marketing from Boston College.

Michael Smith

Vice President of Engineering

Michael is our Vice President of Engineering and is responsible for the technical aspects of the business — from design of the equipment, to procurement, repair, and disposal. Michael joined EXSIF in 1991 working in the London office for several years before relocating to the U.S. He is currently based in New York. Michael began his career with the Pacific Steam Navigation Company as a Marine Engineer.

Michael earned a Bachelor of Engineering Honors degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology before joining the U.K. Space industry, which culminated in him being a key member of the launch team of the INMARSAT satellite, which was launched from Cape Canaveral on the Delta II rocket.

Jolanta Pomiotlo

Vice President of Information Technology

Jolanta is our Vice President of Information Technology based in Chicago, Illinois. She leads our technology department and ensures proper alignment of EXSIF’s IT and business strategy. Jolanta has over 20 years’ experience in the technology field working in multiple industries. Prior to joining EXSIF in 2022, Jolanta led the IT organization at PRA and worked for many innovative companies, including Cardinal Health, Kaplan, and iD Commerce + Logistics (now a part of Symbia Logistics).

Jolanta began her career as a software developer before transitioning into technology leadership roles. She has a BS in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University and an MBA in General Management from Northern Illinois University.

Kirstin Tarlock

Director of Human Resources

Kirstin is our Director of Human Resources and is responsible for enhancing the culture at EXSIF, facilitating employee development, and managing compensation. Kirstin joined EXSIF in April of 2022. Previously, she was a Human Resources manager at a publicly traded metals producer.

Kirstin earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Southern Methodist University.

Angela Chiara

Senior Vice President of Marketing

Angela is our Senior Vice President Marketing based in New York. She is responsible for the development of the company’s marketing and communication strategy as well as customer experience initiatives. Angela has over 28 years’ experience in the equipment leasing sector and has held several senior global positions managing lease portfolios for the Pitney Bowes Corporation. She joined the EXSIF team in 2020.

Angela started her career in sales and held key marketing roles in product management and financial solutions. She has a BA in Marketing from Pace University and an MBA in Marketing from Boston College.

Michael Smith

Vice President of Engineering

Michael is our Vice President of Engineering and is responsible for the technical aspects of the business — from design of the equipment, to procurement, repair, and disposal. Michael joined EXSIF in 1991 working in the London office for several years before relocating to the U.S. He is currently based in New York. Michael began his career with the Pacific Steam Navigation Company as a Marine Engineer.

Michael earned a Bachelor of Engineering Honors degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology before joining the U.K. Space industry, which culminated in him being a key member of the launch team of the INMARSAT satellite, which was launched from Cape Canaveral on the Delta II rocket.

Jolanta Pomiotlo

Vice President of Information Technology

Jolanta is our Vice President of Information Technology based in Chicago, Illinois. She leads our technology department and ensures proper alignment of EXSIF’s IT and business strategy. Jolanta has over 20 years’ experience in the technology field working in multiple industries. Prior to joining EXSIF in 2022, Jolanta led the IT organization at PRA and worked for many innovative companies, including Cardinal Health, Kaplan, and iD Commerce + Logistics (now a part of Symbia Logistics).

Jolanta began her career as a software developer before transitioning into technology leadership roles. She has a BS in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University and an MBA in General Management from Northern Illinois University.

Kirstin Tarlock

Director of Human Resources

Kirstin is our Director of Human Resources and is responsible for enhancing the culture at EXSIF, facilitating employee development, and managing compensation. Kirstin joined EXSIF in April of 2022. Previously, she was a Human Resources manager at a publicly traded metals producer.

Kirstin earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Southern Methodist University.

David Weinfurt

Vice President of Business Intelligence

David is our Vice President of Business Intelligence based in New York. He joined the EXSIF team in 2004 and has progressed through a range of management roles before assuming his current responsibilities leading pricing and optimizing EXSIF’s market positioning. David has a background in financial analysis, information technology and process improvements projects in a range of businesses.

David holds a Baccalaureate degree with a concentration in Finance from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell.

GS Hao

General Manager EXSIF China

GS (Guisuo) is our General Manager of EXSIF China based in Shanghai. GS joined EXSIF in 1996 and was instrumental in building the team to establish the tank container business in China. He continues to grow the business and manage our operations for China and South Korea. GS has over 27 years’ experience in the container industry.

Prior to joining EXSIF, GS held a number of positions in the tank container industry. He was a Production Manager of a container factory in North China (TNOC), Technical Manager of Trans Ocean Leasing, and Technical Manager of Transamerica Leasing. GS has a bachelor’s degree from Inner Mongolia Industry and Master of Business Administration from Fudan University.

Robert Clarke

Managing Director Southeast Asia & OCS

Robert is our Managing Director of EXSIF’s Southeast Asian, Japanese, and Australasian businesses, based in Singapore, while also serving as Managing Director of EXSIF’s global offshore tank rental business. While at EXSIF, Robert set up an Asia-Pacific office and depot network, founded a domestic leasing business in China, established a U.K. headquartered company supplying tanks to the offshore energy industry, and served as President of an EXSIF joint venture in Shanghai.

His earlier career was spent working within the equipment leasing sector of the Soviet Union. Robert has a Master’s degree in History from the University of Cambridge and Bachelor’s degree in Russian and Soviet Studies awarded by the Council of National Academic Awards.

Nick Martucci

Vice President of North & South America

Nick is our Vice President of North and South America based in Houston, Texas. With over 46 years’ experience in the equipment leasing sector, he is responsible for overseeing all business activities within the Americas. Nick joined EXSIF in 1994 as Regional Manager of North and South America and was responsible for leading the team to grow the business across a diverse region stretching between the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.

Prior to joining EXSIF, Nick held a management position with Sea Containers and began his career in 1976 with Transamerica ICS in New York. He has an Associates of Arts in Business degree from Westchester College.

David Weinfurt

Vice President of Business Intelligence

David is our Vice President of Business Intelligence based in New York. He joined the EXSIF team in 2004 and has progressed through a range of management roles before assuming his current responsibilities leading pricing and optimizing EXSIF’s market positioning. David has a background in financial analysis, information technology and process improvements projects in a range of businesses.

David holds a Baccalaureate degree with a concentration in Finance from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell.

GS Hao

General Manager EXSIF China

GS (Guisuo) is our General Manager of EXSIF China based in Shanghai. GS joined EXSIF in 1996 and was instrumental in building the team to establish the tank container business in China. He continues to grow the business and manage our operations for China and South Korea. GS has over 27 years’ experience in the container industry.

Prior to joining EXSIF, GS held a number of positions in the tank container industry. He was a Production Manager of a container factory in North China (TNOC), Technical Manager of Trans Ocean Leasing, and Technical Manager of Transamerica Leasing. GS has a bachelor’s degree from Inner Mongolia Industry and Master of Business Administration from Fudan University.

Robert Clarke

Managing Director Southeast Asia & OCS

Robert is our Managing Director of EXSIF’s Southeast Asian, Japanese, and Australasian businesses, based in Singapore, while also serving as Managing Director of EXSIF’s global offshore tank rental business. While at EXSIF, Robert set up an Asia-Pacific office and depot network, founded a domestic leasing business in China, established a U.K. headquartered company supplying tanks to the offshore energy industry, and served as President of an EXSIF joint venture in Shanghai.

His earlier career was spent working within the equipment leasing sector of the Soviet Union. Robert has a Master’s degree in History from the University of Cambridge and Bachelor’s degree in Russian and Soviet Studies awarded by the Council of National Academic Awards.

Nick Martucci

Vice President of North & South America

Nick is our Vice President of North and South America based in Houston, Texas. With over 46 years’ experience in the equipment leasing sector, he is responsible for overseeing all business activities within the Americas. Nick joined EXSIF in 1994 as Regional Manager of North and South America and was responsible for leading the team to grow the business across a diverse region stretching between the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.

Prior to joining EXSIF, Nick held a management position with Sea Containers and began his career in 1976 with Transamerica ICS in New York. He has an Associates of Arts in Business degree from Westchester College.

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