CEO Dave Rhoads


CEO & Founder

Dave is the CEO and founder of Blue Street Capital and brings 17 years of financing and IT experience. Prior to founding Blue Street Capital in 2004, David was Vice President of Sales at a prominent national financing company. In his 8 year tenure, he became a recognized expert in technology, setting up financing programs for solutions providers and OEMs who specialize in the sale of technology and technology related products.

Dave’s leadership philosophy focuses on understanding his customers’ business models to provide financing solutions that help them simplify and improve their business models. This is ultimately what drove Dave to start Blue Street Capital.

When he isn’t at work, Dave enjoys an active life filled with surfing, golf, and spending quality time with his family.



Prior to joining Blue Street Capital, Nicholas was President and CEO of 3 Step IT, Inc., a US subsidiary of 3 Step IT Oy, a Finland based vendor finance company headquartered in Helsinki. Nicholas has been involved in the technology finance business for many years working for such companies as AT&T Capital/Newcourt/CIT as SVP and General Manager and De Lage Landen as VP and General Manager of the US technology business unit.

Nick joined the Blue Street team because he loved the atmosphere – he was excited to be in an environment where everyone was motivated to accomplish as much as possible within a 5 hour work day.

After work, Nick enjoys golfing, trains in the art of Judo, and is an avid reader of the news and science.

Tom Coveney - VP


VP of Northeast


Blue Street Capital is proud to announce the addition of Tom Coveney to our growing vendor finance team. Tom brings over 30 years of experience in the technology financing industry and has previously worked closely with esteemed businesses such as DLL, Bank of Boston and IBM.

As our regional VP, Tom is determined to help Blue Street Capital lead new business and account management initiatives in the Northeast, including NewYork, New Jersey and New England. Additionally, Tom and the Blue Street team will identify new technology vendor relationships and grow and expand their current vendor partnerships throughout the Northeast.  Tom joins Blue Street Capital having been serving as the Managing Director for Monroe Credit in Chicago.


VP – SE Region


Alex joined Blue Street Capital because of its unique, learning centric, culture. It is in that type of education focused environment where he has been able to thrive in sales. He has over 1o years experience in this industry, and his knowledge is invaluable to the team. When Alex isn’t helping fund IT projects, he is a world traveler. Having been to over 30 countries with his wife, he makes it a point to visit two new countries a year so he can learn about new ways of living and different cultures.

Chad Gibson


Senior National Account Manager


In Chad’s career, he’s been a prominent figure in a variety of industries including sales, production, non-profit, music, and marketing. His unique perspective on life and business has helped him fit in quickly at Blue Street Capital. An active Crossfit enthusiast, Chad often enjoys lifting weights in his free time and playing music at his church.

Nic Stephens


Senior Account Manager


Nic was enticed to join Blue Street Capital because he was first interested in seeing how a 5-hour business day would work. What he quickly realized, is that in this fast-paced environment, his desire to learn and grow with industry leaders would mean those 5 hours are nothing short of action packed. Nic brings a sincere passion for this industry and a desire to help businesses grow. After work, Nic enjoys an active lifestyle filled with playing sports and attending Lakers, Ducks, and USC games.

Josh Nantz


Account Executive


Josh jumped at the chance to work with a team of dedicated and passionate professionals at Blue Street Capital. Once he found his feet, Josh hit the ground running with his diligence, hunger for knowledge, and hard work. A native of Seattle, his off-work hours are laden with Seattle-based sports teams and traveling.

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Account Executive


The vision and leadership of the Blue Street Capital team was what drew Brad to join, and he’s been a perfect fit. A leasing and technology industry veteran, Brad brings years of experience and passion to the team and serves us from our Dallas location. To unwind, Brad enjoys playing drums, exercising, and golfing.


Credit Manager


One of the senior members of this team, James got his start working in finalizing IT purchases for our customers. Since then, he has risen through the ranks to credit manager – overseeing all of our transactions and helping thousands of companies acquire the IT they need. His knowledge, genuine care for customers, and work rate are all valued greatly by Blue Street Capital. James is a Los Angeles sports fanatic – actively supporting the Kings, Lakers and the LA Galaxy.


Operations Manager


Sam joined the Blue Street Capital team via The Great White North. In search of better weather and a stellar working environment, Sam found a new home in Huntington Beach. Easily one of the hardest working individuals at Blue Street, Sam has helped process thousands of IT projects all while maintaining a smile.When she isn’t working tirelessly Sam enjoys Starbucks Dark Roast coffee, biking and hanging out by the beach.


Marketing Coordinator


Josh Islas has worked for nearly a decade in the world of marketing and branding – specializing in developing brand identities refining brand narratives. An avid designer with a penchant for writing, he spends most of his time creating useful, and relevant, content Blue Street Capital can share with their customers.

An Arsenal supporter, food lover, self-admitted nerd with a mild fashion addiction – fuel only with specialty-grade coffee.