About Us

“Meridian gives leasing a good name.”

Dan Prugar

CFO, Atlantic Tool & Die

Dan Prugar
Dan Prugar

Meridian Leasing is one of the leading independent equipment lessors in the U.S.

We’ve been helping clients with their equipment needs since 1979 – and we’re proud to say that some of them have been with us from day one. We recognize our clients have a business to run, and Meridian serves as their equipment leasing and financing experts. Our team gives our clients a competitive edge with solutions optimized for the unique challenges of their industry. We work with some of the top hospitals, retailers, manufacturers, universities and construction companies in the country.

Meridian Leasing is a Meridian Group International Company

Meridian Group International is an independently owned, highly sought-after consultancy headquartered in Deerfield, IL. The power of Meridian Group is in the combined strengths of world-class leasing, international cloud and managed services, and reseller solutions with top-tier vendors on the ground in key geographies around the world.

Partner with Meridian and break the mold, choose your path(s), and change direction when it suits you. Our concept is simple. Meridian customers work with a single point of contact that provides access and skills to a wide range of solutions, services, utilization models, deployment, equipment leasing, and flexible financing through one or all of our member companies. Our commitment to a standard set of values, customer relationships, and seamless collaboration empower you to move in and out of technology at a pace that fits your culture and budget. 

Operating since 1979, with over 725 employees across four continents, Meridian provides local touch and global reach. As you seek greater control over your technology footprint, Meridian is in a unique position to be your full-service, forward-thinking business partner, wherever you choose to transact.

Industry leaders who want to prepare their companies today and into the future look to Meridian Group for our industry insights and innovative strategies. Discover more about the Meridian Group companies here.

Our Culture

Average tenure of employees is 14 years

Average tenure of employees is 14 years

Meridian's average tenure proves that company loyalty is not dead.

Community

Community

Our employees provide a helping hand to strengthen individuals and communities.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Entrepreneurial Spirit

At Meridian, you are the creator of your destiny.

Creativity

Creativity

Creativity is not only encouraged but rewarded.

Extended Sales Network

Extended Sales Network

Everyone has the opportunity to sell and be paid for the business they bring in.

Fun

Fun

"Thank goodness it's Monday" will become your favorite start to the week.

“We are lucky to have an inclusive culture from the top down. Meridian Leasing leaders encourage new ideas from everyone and give employees the support they need to implement them.”

Ryan Hylas

Product Manager, Sales Enablement Technology, Meridian Leasing

Ryan Hylas
Ryan Hylas

Our Leadership

Steve Zogg

Steve Zogg

President

Mike Brannan

Mike Brannan

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Cindy Eicke

Cindy Eicke

Manager, Sales Support

Tom Haug

Tom Haug

Director, Construction, Manufacturing and Material Handling

Mike Myers

Mike Myers

Vice President, Healthcare

Scott Schrader

Scott Schrader

Director of Marketing and Business Development