About Us

Financial Strength

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Beacon Intermodal Leasing, LLC (“Beacon”) is a group company of Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. (“MHC”).  MHC is a prominent global leasing company based in Japan and is publicly listed on the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchanges, MHC’s principal share holders include Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

Since its incorporation, MHC has responded to increasingly diverse customer needs by expanding into a variety of business domains, as well as its core lease and financing business, including: Engine Lease Finance, Jackson Square Aviation and MUL Railcars.

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Meet the Team

The Leadership

Katherine McCabe, CFA

President & CEO

Ms. McCabe was appointed President of Beacon Intermodal in April 2016. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance (U.S.A.) Inc. Before joining MUL in 2014, Ms. McCabe spent over 20 years with BTMU Capital Corporation in various management capacities including Chief Investment Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Director of Portfolio Management, and SVP of Corporate Finance. Ms. McCabe has spent nearly all her 25-year career financing or investing in the global transportation sector. Ms. McCabe started her career with GE Capital and received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Finance from Boston College. She earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1999 and is currently a member in good standing of the CFA Institute and Boston Security Analyst Association and serves on the board of the International Institute of Container Lessors.

Daniel P. DeBlasio

EVP & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. DeBlasio has been with Beacon Intermodal Leasing, LLC since inception and previously held the positions of Executive Vice President, Global Head of Operations and Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations. He has over 20 years of experience in container leasing and prior to joining Beacon was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Carlisle Leasing International (predecessor to SeaCube Container Leasing). Mr. DeBlasio holds a BA in Accounting from Binghamton University - State University of New York and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York.

Gregory B. Register, CFA

EVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Register joined Beacon Intermodal Leasing in 2017 and has over 20 years of experience in risk and finance positions in the global transportation and asset financing industry. He has been with MUFG Group companies since 2006 responsible for risk management of transportation asset financings and most recently as the CRO of its US corporate leasing business since 2012. Prior to joining MUFG, he was with GE’s equipment finance division in a management role overseeing treasury and capital markets and with GE’s corporate audit. Mr. Register holds a M.S. in Finance from University of Denver and is a CFA charter holder.

Mark A. Venables

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Marketing

Mr. Venables joined Beacon in November 2013 serving as Vice President of Marketing for EMEA and the Americas. In January 2017, Mr. Venables was promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing responsible for EMEA and the Americas and Special Projects, and in January 2019 was promoted to Beacon’s Global Head of Marketing. Prior to joining Beacon, Mr. Venables served as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at Unitas Container Leasing for 3.5 years, as Sales Director at Amphibious Container Leasing for 17 years and as Assistant Regional Manager at Sea Containers for 6 years, commencing in 1987.

John Barnett

Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration

Mr. Barnett joined Beacon in 2019 and is responsible for finance and accounting, tax, treasury, legal and compliance, information technologies, human resources, and global office administration for Beacon and subsidiaries. He has over 20 years of experience in finance and management and has served as CFO, COO, and Global Controller for several different firms. Mr. Barnett has a BA from the University of Chicago, MSE (computer science) from the University of Pennsylvania, a JD from Northeastern, an MBA from MIT/Sloan and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Massachusetts.

The Marketing Team

Andrew Choy

Resale Agent - Singapore

Peter Folkard

Vice President of Marketing & Resales, Americas

Paul Lee

Marketing Agent - South Korea

Alan Li

Regional Marketing Director - Taiwan

Wilfried Schultheiss

Marketing Director - EMEA

Edward Tang

Vice President of Marketing, Asia

Mark A. Venables

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Marketing

Nigel Webster

Vice President, Refrigerated Containers

Elvin Wong

Regional Marketing Director - SE Asia

Adam Yang

Regional Marketing Director - China & Japan


Career Opportunities

At Beacon our employees are our most valuable assets and are the foundation of our success. As Beacon continues to grow we are continuously seeking talented industry professionals to join our team. Beacon is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive compensation packages to our employees. For more information on current career opportunities at Beacon please email careers@beaconintermodal.com.

Career Opportunities:

VP, Marketing (EMEA)                                       Location: Haslemere, UK or Hamburg, Germany

Cloud Infrastructure Analyst                              Location: Boston, MA, USA

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