Hi! We are AFP.

We're big enough to take care of all of your financing needs, but small enough to know you by name.

Financial solutions for business growth with unsurpassed customer service, response time and expertise

Since 2004, American Financial Partners has specialized in designing customized solutions for new, expanding or established companies. At AFP, we have a wealth of experience in the finance industry as well as business in general, ensuring a clear understanding of what an organization needs to succeed.

We are named as a testament to our commitment in making the American dream come true for those who have the courage to take the first step toward starting their own business, and those who see their businesses flourish year after year. We hope that our staff, experience and solid understanding of the financial process will only help that dream grow.

The team at American Financial Partners is steadfast in our promise to everyone we work with: to provide financial solutions for business growth with unsurpassed customer service, response time and expertise. If you would like to talk with us directly about your financing options, please call 888.237.3533 or email info@financewithafp.com.

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AFP Leadership

Emily Zwach


With many years of experience in sales and leasing, Emily has unmatched multi-tasking abilities and extends her incredible energy to her clients.

Amy Wagner

VP, Finance & Operations

Amy is a managing partner at AFP and oversees all of the finance and operations efforts. Her vast experience provides a deep understanding of the leasing environment.

Our Outstanding Team

Carrie Radloff

Business Development and Marketing Manager

With more than 20 years of leasing, finance and banking experience, helping customers find creative ways to finance their equipment is what Carrie does best.

Josh penman

Business Development Director

Since 2012, Josh has been an integral part of AFP’s growth. His innovation, charisma and knowledge of the industry ensure trusting and fruitful business relationships.

Jaci Weber

Director of Operations

Jaci’s years of experience in business analysis and corporate collections provide specialized insight and perspective to AFP processes.

Jackie Paulsen

Director of Customer Finance

Jackie has been with AFP for five years and works directly with business owners helping make their businesses grow. Her accounting and business management background helps her look at an equipment purchase from a different point of view than others.

Teresa Cranney

Customer Finance Analyst

Teresa spends her day working with customers to find the best payment options for their needs. Teresa is an excellent addition to the team with her passion and hard work. Her positive and enthusiastic personality is contagious.

Bryan Kraft

Credit & Documentation Analyst

Bryan comes to AFP with over 11 years of experience. He has worked as a sales tax specialist and senior property tax compliance specialist. Bryan is excited to use his expertise to help people achieve their business goals.

Nick Fennell

Inside Sales Manager

Nick has vast experience in increasing sales, growing relationships and driving marketing strategy. He joined AFP in 2017 with over 15 years of equipment financing and leasing experience.

Alayna Pederson

Marketing Coordinator

Alayna started at AFP in 2018 as a marketing intern, and after recently receiving her master’s from USD, has continued in assisting with AFP’s marketing goals.


Administrative Assistant

Savannah is AFP’s newest addition to the team. She spends her day talking with customers and assisting with day-to-day operations. She is here  to help people grow their businesses with financing!


Remember when a gallon of gas was less than a dollar? When the service attendant was a gentleman named Hank who would wash your windshield and check your oil at no extra charge while he filled your tank?
At American Financial Partners, we value that kind of full-service thinking. We’re happy to be big enough to take care of all of your financing needs, but small enough to know you by name.  We have all of the resources of a large bank and a great team of finance professionals, without all of the red tape.

We’re committed to giving every customer and vendor premium service, each and every time you call.

Who says you can’t go back in time?