We bridge the gap in finance by providing
growth capital for alternative industries
Dynamic Alternative Finance was founded in 2014. The founding team brings over 30 years of experience in equipment leasing, finance, and commercial real estate experience.
At Dynamic Alternative Finance, we’ve combined the deep experience in commercial financing with our expertise in alternative industries to become the leading intermediary sourcing working capital for growing businesses. We use our existing relationships and referral business partners to find the funding you need to operate or expand your business. We understand your need to protect your assets, your intellectual property, and your working capital, which is why we focus solely on funding and let you focus on running your business.
As a company that aims to serve the needs of those in a new and often overlooked market, we bring the following core values with us to every relationship:
- Integrity: We earn trust and respect every day.
- Entrepreneurial: We have a passion and vision for new ideas.
- Teamwork: We operate as a team and behave like a family.
- Expertise: We are experts in the markets we serve.
- Strong work ethic: We bring our “A” game every day.
- Collaboration: We balance the interests of multiple parties.
Our Expert Team
Highly experienced financing team
Chief Operating Officer/Principal
With over 20 years of experience working in operations for startup organizations across various industries, Elizabeth has a proven track record of building high-performing teams and a deep commitment to providing superior customer care, most recently in her role at Dynamic Alternative Finance. Her passion lies in helping to grow businesses and empower burgeoning entrepreneurs in emerging industries to accomplish their goals.
Elizabeth brings her comprehensive understanding of operational tools and keen insight into the evolving business development needs of alternative industries to help empower the DAF team and elevate the client experience.
Director of Business Development
Rich Gardner has over 30 years of experience in sales and corporate management across a diverse range of sectors including: computer hardware and software; oil & gas; venture capital and corporate finance. He served as VP of sales at NASDAQ-listed company in the technology sector with revenues in excess of $100 MM annually and was responsible for 50 sales people. Mr. Gardner was also the founder and CEO of Duplication Technology, a developer of integrated data conversion systems with international distribution for over ten years. Additionally, he served as Executive VP of Horizon Petroleum, a U.S. Rocky Mountain-based oil and gas prospect developer.
Mr. Gardner was the Founder and Managing Director of Crown Financial, which was an integrated advisory and consulting firm serving U.S. and international clients predominantly in oil & gas, renewable energy, technology and mining. The company’s focus was in creating client / lender relationships throughout the Americas utilizing Crown’s partnerships with world banks, pension funds, hedge funds, private equity funds and private investors.
Business Development Manager
Greg Whitson has had a diverse career over the last 28 years in Sales Management, Advisor, and Principal. As National Sales Director for Duplication Technology based in Boulder, CO, he sold and (serviced) Tier-1 client accounts in the turnkey software replication (CD & DVD), print/packaging and distribution sector as well as managed a nationwide sales staff. As an Advisor and Principal of Crown Financial his focus was on facilitating funding of large projects through debt/equity structured finance solutions for various sectors including oil & gas, coal, copper and water assets. Mr. Whitson’s focus has been in creating client / lender relationships throughout the Americas utilizing Crown’s partnerships with world banks, investment banks, pension funds, hedge funds, private equity funds and family offices. Greg grew up in Colorado and has a BA Economics from Colorado State University and enjoys golf, fly fishing, travelling and sports.