Captec Financial Group, Inc. today announced that Phil McDonough has joined the company as a Regional Vice President for the Restaurant Division. In this capacity, McDonough will be responsible for marketing Captec's lending products to various approved restaurant concepts including, Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Church's, Popeye's, Wendy's, Hardee's, Damon's and Houlihan's.

``Phil is a top quality individual with an outstanding track record in the restaurant lending industry,'' said Reid Sherard, Senior Vice-President, Sales and Marketing. ``Captec has a solid reputation for our experienced and knowledgeable professionals, and we are confident that Phil will make a valuable addition to our team.''

McDonough's arrival at Captec coincides with the recent promotion of former Regional Vice-President Joanna Zabriskie to Group Vice-President, Restaurant Division. ``The addition of Mr. McDonough underscores the importance Captec places on providing a superior level of customer service as well as industry and financial knowledge,'' said Zabriskie. ``Our clients deserve the best the industry has to offer, and they will have it with Phil.''

Captec Financial Group, Inc. is a leader in the commercial finance industry. Founded in 1981, Captec focuses on building relationships and delivering exceptional service to its customers. The company provides flexible financing and capital solutions to several industries including, Franchise Chain Restaurant, Convenience Store and Petroleum, Automotive, and Retail. Find more information at www.captec.com.