Valérie has over twenty years of experience in the equipment finance industry. Before joining EEF, Valérie was Assistance Vice President, Legal & Operations at Tokyo Century (USA) Inc., where she was responsible for documenting and booking direct, syndicated and participation transactions for a broad range of equipment types.
Prior to Tokyo Century, Valérie spent 6 years in various capacities within GE Capital businesses including Senior Associate – Deal Closer as part of the Bank Loan Group, and Senior Documentation Specialist within the Healthcare Financial Services business. Valérie came to GE Capital through its acquisition of certain CitiCapital businesses/portfolios.
Prior to her career in equipment finance, Valérie completed intensive submersion language courses at the Academy of Language Arts in Tokyo, Japan and the Institut de Langue Française in Paris, France. Valérie is fluent in French.
Valérie earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from William Woods College where she was a member of the Alpha Mu Gamma National Collegiate Foreign Language Honor Society.