Mark Capital Finance, LLC is a commercial lender to businesses in the western United States, financing major vehicle/equipment purchases.
Meet The Team
Mark Schaake is the CEO and owner of Mark Capital Finance, LLC (Mark Capital). Mark is the son of Paul Schaake, who owned and ran Summit Leasing, Inc. for nearly 30 years before selling to Continental Bank.
Mark worked for his father both as a credit officer and later as a software consultant.Mark is married to wife Caitlin, and they have three children: daughter Kennedy, and sons George and Andrew.
Mark holds a BA from the University of Washington (2001), a Master’s of Business Administration from San Diego State University (2004), and a Master’s of Software Engineering from Seattle University (2013).
Mike Schlosser, COO, has over 30 years’ experience in the small ticket equipment finance industry. His introduction into this business started as an outside sales person soliciting business from small companies and vendors. As he grew in his profession, promotions and increases in responsibilities followed. He has held positions as Sales Manager, Regional Manager, VP of Mid-Ticket Syndications (First Sierra Financial) and most recently, prior to Mark Capital, COO of Mintaka Financial.
A key ingredient to Mike’s success is his complete understanding of a transaction from application submittal, credit review, funding and all collection activity. His ability to read and understand the financial condition of a business is also a key ingredient to the success he has experienced. Mark Capital will be leaning on his expertise as well as his vast connections in the equipment finance industry to grow our portfolio while managing risk appropriately.
Mike earned is BS Degree in Business Management from Moorhead State University, Moorhead MN in 1982. Along with his degree in Business Management he also earned a minor in Corporate Finance.
Mike met Carol, his wife of 37 years, in college. Together they have one daughter and three grandsons. Playing golf is one of many activities he enjoys when not working.
Our Commitment To You
“We understand that borrowers are more than what can be represented on paper and by credit reports. We will do our best to find a structure that works for all parties.”