Our Management Team

William Hyde | President

Direct Phone: 801-877-9559

Edward Bogart | Vice President

Direct Phone: 801-877-9609

Rob Childers

President | Managing Member

Prior to entering the equipment finance industry, Rob was a partner at a registered investment advisor and served as a portfolio manager, analyst and director of new business development for a firm with more than one billion dollars under management.With a significant family background in the equipment finance industry, Rob joined a sub-prime leasing company in 2012 where he served as a credit analyst.  In 2015, Rob co-founded BlackRiver Business Capital to provide focused equipment finance solutions to less established businesses and business owners with previous credit challenges.Possessing significant risk management experience, Rob is uniquely qualified to oversee portfolio management and accounting and to lead ACG Equipment Finance. 

Matt Welly

Executive Vice President | Member

Matt’s career in the equipment finance industry started with Northcoast Capital Leasing, (NCL) in 1995. Northcoast was purchased by First Sierra Financial in 1997. In 2000 First Sierra was purchased by American Express.Throughout his tenure with Northcoast, First Sierra and American Express, Matt exhibited distinct sales and business acumen and was awarded as a Chairman’s Club level producer from 1997-1999. Matt was also recognized as Midwest Producer of the year with First Sierra in 2000 and again as Midwest Producer of the year with American Express in 2001.In 2002 Matt left American Express to co-found ACG Equipment Finance with team members Tom Raglow and Phil Cardina.

Tom Raglow

Executive Vice President | Member

Tom began his career in the equipment finance industry in 1987 with Alan Acceptance of Tallmadge, Ohio and joined Northcoast Capital Leasing, (NCL) in 1992. From 1992 to 1997 Tom was a top producer and became a 30% owner of Northcoast in 1996. In 1997 NCL was acquired by First Sierra Financial. In 2000 First Sierra sold to American Express.Tom continued to be a top producer throughout his time at First Sierra and American Express. Shortly after honoring his four-year contract with American Express, Tom left to co-found ACG Equipment Finance with longtime colleagues Matt Welly and Phil Cardina in 2002.Tom, Matt and Phil have worked together in the equipment finance industry since 1995 and continue to emphasize best in class service and operational efficiency.