Executive Bios

John Saefke, Chief Executive Officer

John has more than 10 years of experience in lease accounting acquired through his involvement with emerging growth companies. Prior to joining Vencore, John was controller at FirstCorp where he managed a portfolio of more than 15,000 leases valued at more than $120 million. In addition, he has implemented and managed up to 20 separate debt facilities, including a $75 million securitization portfolio. John has a B.S. degree in finance and management from the University of Oregon and a post-baccalaureate degree in accounting from Portland State University.

Jim Johnson, Chief Operating Officer

Jim is a co-founder of Vencore and was previously with FirstCorp's Venture Leasing Division where he held senior management positions as well as serving as a sales manager and leasing consultant. Before FirstCorp he was at Household International in California, Alaska, and Washington as a branch manager responsible for consumer credit, mortgage lending, vendor programs, customer service, and collection operations. Jim graduated from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey and has a B.S. degree in finance from California State University.

David Dolezal, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Region

Dave has 15 years of experience in providing financing solutions to technology companies from start-up to IPO and beyond. Prior to joining Vencore, Dave served as a vice president and relationship manager with Silicon Valley Bank in Boulder, Colorado for seven years. In this role, he was responsible for providing a variety of financing solutions, including leases, term loans, revolving lines of credit and structured asset-based loans to technology company clients. Dave has a B.S. degree in business administration with a concentration in finance and accounting from Portland State University.