Chris Michalek, President of Prime Capital has nearly twelve years of expertise in your industry. Prime constantly refines credit criteria with its partner banks for businesses by understanding the tangible and intangible merits of each transaction. This expertise enables Prime to navigate files quickly through underwriting for you: unique solutions, exemplary service and unprecedented knowledge of your business are Prime’s primary differentiators.

Prior to forming Prime Capital, Chris was responsible for architecting, developing and managing manufacturer and distributor equipment financing programs for small businesses through Fortune 500 firms. Chris is asked to speak frequently, to entrepreneurs of various business segments that consider financing, to help them understand the criteria that allows for a swift underwriting process. Chris brings technology expertise to the table as well having been responsible for architecting, growing and ensuring consistency of enterprise corporate web hosting environments for Fortune 500 firms prior to engaging in the equipment financing industry. Chris earned a BBA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in Management Information Systems.


Scott has over twenty-five years of experience and achievements in the equipment and project finance industry, funding nearly $1 Billion of finance transactions during his career. At Prime Capital, Scott brings accomplishments in the areas of origination, pricing, structure and syndication of commercial, municipal, and Federal government finance transactions throughout the United States.

During his career, the focus of Scott’s activities has been developing and managing strong relationships with Fortune 500 contractors, energy service companies, utilities, and corporations both public and private. Scott has established and maintained relationships with regional and multi-national banks and insurance companies for the placement of debt and equity transactions.

Scott graduated from Lake Forest College in Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Psychology.