Cass Commercial Bank is pleased to announce the formation of a new division focused on financing equipment purchases for businesses, not-for-profit organizations and municipalities through capital and municipal leases. George Hoeffner, Senior Vice President, has been chosen to lead this new effort.

Hoeffner joins Cass with 28 years of experience in equipment finance, the last 6 years with Central Bank of St. Louis where he started the bank’s equipment finance group. He previously founded Starboard Capital Group, Inc. an entity that marketed loan and lease products targeted to middle market companies.

As an Area Commander for Operation Brightside, Hoeffner was responsible for organizing the effort to improve and beautify the Gate District in the City of St. Louis. He helped organize the Gate District and served on the board as President through its formative years. For the past 28 years, he had been a volunteer and Lector for the Old Cathedral of St. Louis.

Hoeffner earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Missouri, Columbia.