Newport Beach, CA
Covering the Greater Southwest
Trident Funding is located in Newport Beach, CA. We have assembled the very best team to cover the Southwest, including California, Texas, Arizona and Southern Nevada. Our level of experience and expertise is unmatched in providing you with the very best service when you are looking to finance your next boat, RV, or aircraft purchase.
VP and Area Sales Manager
Jeff Long started his career in boat lending on 1989. Earlier he owned his own boat dealership, which gives him a unique and very valuable understanding of the boat sales transaction. He was also one of the very first employees with Trident Funding, which opened its doors in 1996.
Senior VP and Principal
Michael Bryant is one of the founders of Trident Funding. He has been in the marine lending business since 1977 and in consumer lending since 1971. In addition Michael is also the President of the National Marine Lenders Association.
Area Sales Manager
Jim Weston came to Trident Funding with a family lineage of boating along the Southern California coastline, and extensive experience in Dealer Sales, Compliance, and Finance & Insurance consulting. With over 30 years of consultative experience, AFIP certification to meet the highest ethical and compliance standards, and as a licensed Insurance Agent – Jim is ready to provide you a Best In Class experience in Marine Finance.
Jim is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara – with a degree in Business Economics, and Financial Markets.
Area Sales Manager
Dan Stover came to Trident Funding with 20 years of luxury hospitality experience. He brings his personable service skills and compassion to make every transaction your best experience. Dan hails from a Southern California family whose life revolves around the water… boating, surfing, and water skiing. Dan looks forward to taking an active role in serving the boating community.