Steve joined CSI in 1983 as a corporate attorney before becoming general counsel in 1988. Beginning in 1999, he led CSI’s international expansion to Europe, Latin America, and Asia until becoming president and COO in 2008. In 2016, he was named vice chairman and CEO, then chairman in 2018. Prior to CSI, Steve was an associate with law firm Susman, Schermer, Rimmel & Parker and a clerk to the Honorable George F. Gunn, Jr., on the Missouri Court of Appeals. He serves on the College of Business Leadership Council at the University of Missouri – St Louis, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1977. Steve also received a Juris Doctorate from Washington University in 1980. In 2022, he was honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Steve was also the recipient of the Distinguished Career Achiever Award at the 2013 Salute to Business Achievement Awards presented by the UMSL College of Business. Steve is a member of the Regional Business Council of St. Louis.
Arnaldo joined CSI in 2002 as managing director of CSI Latina Financial, a holding company for CSI’s Latin American subsidiaries. In addition to serving as CSI Latina Financial’s president, he was promoted to president of CSI’s international division in 2009, overseeing subsidiaries in Europe, Latin America and Asia. In 2016, he was named president, overseeing worldwide sales and marketing. Prior to CSI, Arnaldo was managing director at El Camino Resources de America Latina, Inc; associate director of lease finance at Swiss Bank Corporation (SBC); and an analyst in the Capital Markets Group at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. Arnaldo received a bachelor’s degree in business from Audrey Cohen College in 1992.
Javier joined CSI Renting in 2002 as financial manager and was promoted to country manager in 2005. After successfully growing and leading CSI Renting de Tecnologia over a number of years, Javier was promoted to regional manager Southern Europe in 2011 and then to senior managing director for Europe in 2016. Prior to joining CSI, Javier worked at Banco Sabadell. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidad de Barcelona. Javier also received a Master of Finance from ESADE Business School and completed the Management Development Program of IESE Business School.
Enrique joined CSI in 2008 and has served in several positions in different geographies. Leveraging his nearly 30-year leasing career, Enrique has been involved in the development and execution of CSI’s European direct and vendor program strategy. Prior to CSI, Enrique worked in the Asset Based Finance units of Citibank Mexico and Citibank International, as well as at HP Financial Services as Managing Director for Latin America. Enrique has a BSE in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana of Mexico City.
Martin joined CSI Leasing in 2005 as an international management associate. In this position his main focus was on international operations and acquisitions. In 2007 he was promoted to managing director, Central and Eastern Europe overseeing the region’s expansion and results. He also co-manages our recently opened facility CSI Lifecycle Europe in Bratislava, Slovakia. Martin holds an MBA degree in international business from the University of Missouri- St. Louis where he graduated summa cum laude. He is currently a member of the American Chamber of Commerce and serves on its Business and Academic Committee.
Ladislava joined CSI Leasing in 2019 as credit risk Manager for the Czech Republic and Slovakia. She is responsible for reviewing and analyzing periodic credit exposure and risk reports submitted by CSI units and providing recommendations to the credit committee on transaction requests. Before joining CSI, Ladislava worked in the bank sector as a risk manager. Ladislava received a degree in economics from Slovak Agriculture University in Nitra in 2000.
Ivana has been working at CSI Leasing since 2018, where she started as a finance manager assistant. In that role, she supported the international controlling and treasury branches of Central and Eastern Europe. At the end of 2019, she was promoted to operations team leader, where she is in charge of operations, finance and USGAAP. Ivana obtained a master’s degree at the Faculty of Management at Comenius University in Bratislava. In addition to her studies, she held assistant positions in several companies with an economic focus.