Richard Browne has been named Vice-President, Marketing of Patriot Capital Corporation. Richard will report to Chris Santy, President of Patriot Capital.

Browne was most recently CMO with Chief Outsiders, a national interim marketing organization. Prior, he has held senior level sales and marketing positions with Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Stanley Works and Black & Decker. He serves on the Board of Advisors for Avtec Inc., a technology company based in South Carolina, and the Board of Directors for Industries of the Blind, Greensboro, N.C. He has also contributed to Fuel Marketer News.

“We are excited to have Richard join our team. He brings a combination of strategic thinking, practical tactics and in-depth knowledge of the retail petroleum market that will help Patriot achieve its vision of enabling entrepreneurs to succeed” said Chris Santy. “His understanding of our customers’ equipment financing challenges will enable Patriot to continue to succeed as the industry’s largest source of capital for equipment financing and leasing.”

Browne received his MBA from Wake Forest University and his Bachelor of Commerce from Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada.