Vice President - Business Development
With a strong background in floor plan sales, operations and credit, Russell Baqir brings 24 years of industry experience to the Northpoint team. He has held significant leadership roles in Sales and Credit for leading commercial finance companies– namely, ITT Commercial Finance, Green Tree Financial and Textron Financial.
Russell’s product industry expertise includes Marine, Manufactured Housing, Trailer, Powersports, Hi-Tech, Music and Asset Based Lending. Before coming aboard Northpoint’s team of financial experts, Russell served as Division President, General Manager Marine Division at Textron Financial. He earned his Bachelor degree in Economics from Auburn University, trained in LEAN methodology and completed executive courses at Thunderbird University.