CG Commercial Finance has hired Micah Thompson to manage its middle market affiliate sales channel. The group provides equipment financing solutions to middle market corporates through lessor and other affiliate channels. Thompson brings more than 25 years of experience building equipment financing origination channels in the US and abroad.The company anticipates the growth in this channel will have an immediate impact on originations and balance sheet growth.Prior to joining CG, Thompson served as ing Director - Fund Originations at SQN Capital Management LLC.He has also held senior roles with Siemens Financial Services, Heller Financial and Five Arrows Leasing Group.As CG grows its capitalization and funding capabilities, it continues to expand its origination platform, which consists of direct, vendor, broker/lessor, financial institutions, and P.E. backed companies."I am delighted to be joining CG as a Business Unit Leader. This is an opportune time for independents in the equipment leasing industry and for CG to successfully implement its growth strategy," Thompson said."We are extremely pleased to have someone with Micah's background and skillset join the leadership team. He has a strong track record of success developing 3rd party channels and will immediately enhance the growth in our middle market, Small and Medium Business (SMB) initiative," said W. Scott McCullum, President of CG.