Stephen Baron


Prior to joining our team in 1997, Steve worked for PNC Leasing, Mellon Financial Services, Chrysler Capital, ITT Consumer Finance and Equibank. Steve has well over twenty-eight (28+) years of experience in the equipment leasing and lending industries. Through the years Steve has become an expert in many facets of the equipment leasing industry including credit, sales, and asset management. Steve prides himself on being able to apply his vast experience to structuring winning leasing and financing solutions for customers and in creating mutually rewarding long-term relationships. Steve loves the sales aspect of his job. He gets a great sense of job satisfaction when he can help see a deal through from start to finish and then gets positive feedback for a job well done from our customers.


Steve brings to the table a unique blend of asset management savvy coupled with lease consultation and sales skills to ensure that customers not only get treated right, but they get the best deal every time as is evidenced by VFG’s high repeat business ratio. Through his many years of experience and his desire to serve; Steve has an excellent handle on what it takes to succeed in this industry.


Steve and his wife Mary have two grown daughters. Whether it means taking a trip out West to the mountains, or a simple weekend of relaxation on their boat at one of the local lakes, Steve cherishes quality time and traveling with his family. When not with the family, Steve enjoys the company of his closefriends – especially when he can combine the fellowship with hitting the links!


Steve volunteers on a regular basis at St. Ursula’s Church in Allison Park, PA, where he and his family have built loyal and close friendships with their fellow parishioners for well over 20 years.


Steve obtained his Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Joseph Katz School of Business.