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Brad Kirschner

Financial Services Manager

Introducing Brad Kirschner, a dedicated professional with a strong background in business administration and finance. Equipped with an academic foundation from Okanagan College, Brad embarked on a journey characterized by a relentless pursuit of excellence in financial management.

Before taking on the role of Finance Manager, Brad gained invaluable experience in the investment and finance industry, where he honed his skills and deepened his understanding of financial strategies. For two years, he was immersed in the intricate world of investments and financial services.

Undeterred by challenges, Brad ventured into entrepreneurship by opening and managing a small business. This bold move not only showcased his entrepreneurial spirit but also provided insights into the demands and rewards of small business ownership.

In 1994, Brad made a pivotal transition, entering the dynamic automotive industry. His journey in this sector was marked by remarkable success, particularly in the field of sales. His exceptional sales acumen and dedication to customer satisfaction led to a swift rise through the ranks, culminating in roles in sales management and business office management.

Having spent over two decades contributing significantly to the automotive industry, Brad decided to bring his expertise to Great West Equipment. In this new chapter of his career, he assumed the role of Finance Manager, entrusted with the responsibility of developing and managing the finance program for the company.

Driven by the core principle of "Service First," Brad and the team at Great West Equipment are steadfast in their commitment to the company's values. Their primary focus is on delivering top-notch service to customers, fostering success, and simultaneously expanding the company's market share while cultivating enduring customer loyalty.

With a wealth of knowledge, a diverse career journey, and a deep-rooted commitment to financial management, Brad brings a unique perspective to the role of Finance Manager. His dedication to enhancing financial operations, improving customer experiences, and driving business growth is at the core of his professional philosophy.

How to set a budget for heavy equipment
Posted on 11-10-2023 by
How to Set a Budget for Heavy Equipment

No matter what kind of business you operate, budgeting is always important. Indeed, keeping your spending to a minimum is often the key to financial success, and this also applies to the construction industry. Creating a budget and sticking to it is the best way to manage your finances. READ MORE

5 benefits of heavy equipment financing
Posted on 26-04-2023 by
5 Benefits of Heavy Equipment Financing

Heavy equipment is essential to any construction operation, no matter how big or small. If you want to take on new construction projects, you simply must have the necessary equipment to do so. READ MORE

The benefits of heavy equipment financing
Posted on 24-01-2023 by
The Benefits of Heavy Equipment Financing

At the heart of every construction operation is its equipment. When it comes to running a successful construction business, few things matter more than the machinery you have at your fingertips. READ MORE

5 reasons to rent an excavator
Posted on 10-01-2023 by
5 Reasons to Rent an Excavator

Excavators, otherwise known as diggers, are vital pieces of heavy equipment for most construction projects. An excavator can be used for all kinds of jobs, ranging from material handling to landscaping to demolition to river dredging and construction. READ MORE

Which is the best way to finance heavy equipment? Loan or lease?
Posted on 26-10-2022 by
Financing Heavy Equipment: Lease or Loan?

Are you looking to build a business in the construction industry? Or, do you have an existing contracting company that you would like to scale up, so you can accept new types of projects and expand your revenue? READ MORE

Your complete guide to heavy equipment financing
Posted on 14-09-2022 by
Your Complete Guide to Heavy Equipment Financing

Heavy equipment is an essential part of any landscaping or construction business. If your daily operations involve drilling, digging, moving, or lifting heavy things, it will be nearly impossible to avoid using heavy equipment daily. READ MORE