Meet the Pacific Rim Leadership Team
Marc MillsCEO & President
Prior to founding PRC, Mr. Mills was Vice President, Headquarters Marketing, for Capital Associates Portfolio Company. He has held marketing and management positions with Capital Associates International and Beverly Hills Savings. He is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a degree in Finance from the London School of Economics.
Yoshito NakayamaChairman & Director
Prior to joining PRC, Mr. Nakayama was a Managing Executive Officer at Fuyo General Lease in Tokyo where he was responsible for business development in the telecommunications, media, ICT, and construction industry groups. At PRC Mr. Nakayama supports the Company’s strategic plan and is responsible for establishing relationships with major Japanese subsidiaries operating throughout North America. He is a graduate of Saitama University with a degree in Education.
Danny EmmonsChief Financial Officer
Mr. Emmons is responsible for finance, accounting, financial operations, and IT. Prior to PRC, Mr. Emmons led the finance, accounting and underwriting teams for a national semi-trailer dealership chain and held positions as the Sr. Director, Business Intelligence for a multi-billion dollar real estate development company, and the Sr. Director, Global Finance & Accounting for Agendia, Inc. Mr. Emmons is an active licensed CPA and holds a BS in Accounting from USC and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.
Rocky DelgadilloBoard Member
Mr. Delgadillo is a Board Member of PRC. Mr. Delgadillo has more than 30 years of experience in litigation, economic development transactions, and government law and public policy. He holds an A.B. from Harvard University and J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.
Ted ZepfelChief Operating Officer
Mr. Zepfel is responsible for overseeing all operational functions at PRC, including Account Management, Lease Admin, Accounts Receivable, Booking, Legal, and Portfolio Specialists. Before joining PRC, Mr. Zepfel held notable leadership positions at loanDepot, AAG, Bank of America, AXA Equitable, and Wells Fargo. He holds a BA in International Relations/Business from USC and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.
Jun FukudaSenior Vice President
Mr. Fukuda is responsible for supporting and developing finance operations and providing intermediary balance to ensure smooth management between PRC & Fuyo. Prior to joining PRC, Mr. Fukuda was the Deputy General Manager at Fuyo General Lease Co., Ltd. where he was responsible for engaging investments in foreign companies via mergers, and acquisitions. He is a graduate of Toyo University with a degree in Law.
Thomas BudnickSenior Vice President, Sales
Mr. Budnick is responsible for managing the sales force and actively helping service PRC’s major account relationships. Previously he was an Account Executive with PRC and has held regional management positions in the food and beverage industry. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Business Administration.
Eurenzie MoratallaVice President, Accounting
Ms. Moratalla is responsible for accounting and financial reporting. Prior to working at PRC, Ms. Moratalla worked as the Vice President of Internal Audits for Impact Mortgage, leading the internal audit department. Ms. Moratalla has held various positions in internal and external audits from various industries and is a licensed CPA, CIA, and CFE. She is a graduate from the University of Santo Tomas and received a degree in Accountancy.
Jeff OchoaVice President, Sales
Mr. Ochoa oversees the recruitment, training, and management of the Account Executive Team, as well as the supervision of the Marketing and Sales Operations Team with the goal of driving customer growth and acquiring new accounts. Prior to joining PRC, Mr. Ochoa served as a Business Development Director in the employee benefits insurance industry. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona and holds a degree in Political Science with a minor in Business Administration.
Stephen TilleyVice President, Pricing & Portfolio Management
Prior to joining PRC in 2011 as a Portfolio Specialist, Mr. Tilley managed a family-owned business. Today, Mr. Tilley is responsible for leading the pricing, portfolio management, and remarketing teams. He is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine and received a degree in Business Economics.
Emily CharltonVice President, People & Culture
Mrs. Charlton is responsible for PRC’s people and culture. Mrs. Charlton focuses on searching for the best and brightest talent in the community and developing programs to help retain that talent. Prior to joining PRC, Mrs. Charlton held people operations leadership roles within the software technology industry for over 10 years. She is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton and received a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.
Jill MerchantVice President, Customer Experience
Mrs. Merchant is responsible for developing and implementing customer experience strategies that drive retention and growth, establishing a customer-centric culture across the organization. Prior to joining PRC, Mrs. Merchant held customer experience leadership roles in investment management, lending, and tech industries. She is a certified Six-Sigma Black Belt and received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Tulane University and an MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology.
Ammon ChaseGeneral Counsel & VP Business Development in Legal
Mr. Chase is responsible for all legal and compliance matters. In addition, he leads business development to expand revenue opportunities. Prior to joining the PRC team, he worked in various leadership roles at Keller Williams Realty, Inc., driving global expansion to more than 50 countries. He received his J.D. from UNLV Law School and his MBA from the BYU Marriott School of Business.