We help put trucks to work for your business.


Working together with a nationwide network of dedicated Isuzu dealerships, we provide a comprehensive range of commercial vehicle financial services.


Our lease, loan and TRAC terms include a variety of structures to meet your unique business needs.

Isuzu Finance of America, Inc. is the captive finance company for Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. Isuzu Commercial Truck holds 80% of the U.S. low cab forward truck market and is a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of medium and heavy-duty trucks. Isuzu Finance of America was established in the United States as a joint venture between ITOCHU Corporation, Tokyo Century (USA) Inc., and Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc.



Truck Renting and Leasing Association

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

NTEA: The Association For The Work Truck Industry


George Kuramoto


Mr. Shinsuke (George) Kuramoto is the president of Isuzu Finance of America since April 2017. He is responsible for growing the lease and loan business while driving sales revenues of Isuzu Finance of America. He is also responsible for managing sales, marketing and operations of the Isuzu Finance office in Purchase, New York. George has over 19 years of vehicle finance/leasing expertise. George has spent the past nine years in various capacities at Itochu Corporation, most recently as Manager, Finance Business Section.

Jim DeFrank
Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing


Jim leads the management team in all phases of sales and marketing, including end-to-end program development in collaboration with Isuzu Commercial Truck of America and their distribution network. Jim was instrumental in the start up phase and expansion of Isuzu Finance of America. Jim brings over 30 years of commercial vehicle lending experience. He spent the last six years with Key Equipment Finance, most recently as a vice president of sales, where he started the commercial vehicle truck group.

Daniel Kuriyama
Western Regional Sales Mgr.


Daniel is the regional sales manager for the Western region. He is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with Isuzu Commercial Truck of America dealers, managing field sales staff and sales initiatives, as well as acting as finance/manufacturer liason between Isuzu Finance and Isuzu Commercial Truck. Daniel has over 25 years of truck sales and finance experience. Prior to joining Isuzu Finance, Daniel worked as DM/RM for The Associates, DM for Hitachi Capital and AVP/DM for Wells Fargo Equipment Finance. Daniel is a graduate of UCLA and lives in Claremont, California with his wife and daughters.

Gary Palmer
Eastern Regional Sales Mgr.


Gary leads the sales teams in the Southern, Eastern and Central regions. He is responsible for sales and building relationships with Isuzu Commercial Truck dealers. Gary was instrumental in the national expansion of Isuzu Finance. Gary has over 30 years of commercial vehicle lending experience. He spent the previous six years as a district sales manager at Key Equipment Finance where he received several top sales awards.

Isuzu Finance of America offers a full range of finance and lease products

Holiday Schedule: We will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th our office will be closed. Enjoy the holiday!