Hitachi Business Finance’s Mike Semanco to Speak at “Customers to Cash” event at Lawrence Technological University

Rochester, MI, Oct. 13, 2015 – Hitachi Business Finance President and COO Mike Semanco will speak at Lawrence Technological University’s upcoming “Customers to Cash” event on Wednesday, October 21st from 5-7pm at the Buell Management Building at LTU.

Semanco, a well-known local expert in business financing, will speak to participants of the program about the many phases of business growth and the various funding and finance options available.

The Customers to Cash program is a results-oriented, customer-driven business mentoring program that helps innovators, entrepreneurs, engineers, tinkerers, and companies advance new product ideas and establish new commercial opportunities. Taking place on Saturday mornings, the program coaches and mentors each participant with a focus on determining if the product or service solves an important customer need or problem, and if it is desired by enough customers to be profitable.

“As an entrepreneur myself, I always enjoy giving back to those that are developing their business idea into a sustainable venture,” says Semanco. “There’s so much to figure out and understand when it’s your own company. This program offers an opportunity to work side-by-side with experienced business owners who have not only successes to share, but also lessons learned along the way.”

For more information on C2C, visit www.ltu.edu/c2c.

About Hitachi Business Finance
Hitachi Business Finance provides business cash flow solutions to support a company’s continued growth and success. A division of Hitachi Capital America Corp., we offer commercial and government A/R financing and lines of credit. Based in Rochester, Michigan, with an office in Atlanta, we provide easy and flexible financing to companies of all sizes across the United States. Learn more by visiting www.hitachibusinessfinance.com or calling (248) 658-1100.

About Hitachi Capital America Corp.
Hitachi Capital America Corp. is an independent, diversified leasing and financial services company providing financing to Hitachi group companies and the commercial business sector in the United States and Canada. Hitachi Capital America offers a variety of asset-based financing solutions with a business focus on truck, vendor, trade, and medical equipment finance, as well as lease discounting and software financing. Learn more at www.hitachicapitalamerica.com.

Advancing Macomb Appoints Hitachi Business Finance President Mike Semanco to Board of Directors

Rochester, MI, April 30, 2015 – Hitachi Business Finance announced today that President and COO Mike Semanco has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Advancing Macomb.

After learning of organizations like Grand Action in Grand Rapids and the Detroit Downtown Partnership, Advancing Macomb was formed by local Macomb leaders at the suggestion of County Executive Mark Hackel. Its mission is to drive community and economic development for the county, as well as providing a unified voice for Macomb’s corporate, institutional, non-profit, and public community. Advancing Macomb recently announced the appointment of Melissa Roy as its Executive Director, and includes board members such as David Girodat of Fifth Third Bank, Steve Kurmas of DTE Energy, Marie Alexander of Ford Motor Co., and others.

“I’m honored to be involved in such a worthwhile organization,” says Semanco. “I call Macomb County home, and I’m excited to be able to give back to the community where my family lives, learns, and works.”

“I am delighted to welcome Mike to our board of directors,” says Roy. “I have known him for many years, and have continually been impressed with his leadership skills and look forward to working alongside him and the other board members as we work to enhance the business climate and quality of life in Macomb County.”

About Hitachi Business Finance
Hitachi Business Finance is a division of Hitachi Capital America Corp. and provides customized, flexible financing solutions for companies looking for creative options to grow and sustain their businesses. Our solutions include factoring, revolving lines of credit secured by accounts receivable, inventory, and equipment, and government contractor financing. Based in Rochester, Michigan with offices in Atlanta, we provide financing solutions for small to mid-market companies across the United States. Learn more by visiting www.hitachibusinessfinance.com or calling (248) 658-1100.

About Hitachi Capital America Corp.
Hitachi Capital America Corp. is an independent, diversified leasing and financial services company providing financing to Hitachi group companies and the commercial business sector in the United States and Canada. Hitachi Capital America offers a variety of asset-based financing solutions with a business focus on truck, vendor, trade, and medical equipment finance, as well as lease discounting and software financing. Learn more at www.hitachicapitalamerica.com.