Our Team

Brenda Goettler

Founder/Leasing Specialist

Brenda is the President of Lease 1 Financial, as well as our primary Leasing Specialist. Bringing 16 years of experience in the equipment leasing industry, as well as an additional 20+ years in business management, she is an expert in the industry. Brenda’s uncompromising commitment to the best interests of each one of her clients is what has propelled her to excel in her field. Going the extra mile, developing meaningful relationships with her clients, and providing top-notch customer service are Brenda’s trademarks.


Gail Keskic

Leasing Specialist

Gail has been an executive assistant in the leasing industry for 11 years and has years of experience with the Government of Alberta in the Oil and Gas sector. Known for her meticulous attention to detail combined with her efficiency, she is an invaluable part of our mission to provide our clients with the best there is to offer. Gail specializes in documentation and accounts management. She works hard to meet your needs in a friendly, personable, and timely manner.

Heather Congo

Leasing Specialist

As the newest member of our team, Heather brings a tremendous enthusiasm for learning new things. She is detail-oriented and analytical and is excited about new opportunities. Heather earned her Bachelor of Science, with a Major in Chemistry and a Minor in Math. She has 10 years of experience working in geology and chemistry labs. At Lease 1 Financial, she specializes in documentation and eagerly works to provide the superior customer service our company is known for.


Jana Carlson

Marketing Director

New to the lease financing industry, Jana thrives in her role as our marketing specialist and database administrator. Bringing years of enterprise organization and workflow expertise she keeps our team on the right track with new technologies and best practices. She is enthusiastic about effective communication with our clients and partners and works hard to help to make your experience with Lease 1 Financial a positive one from beginning to end.