In 2018, Rinaldi founded Rinaldi Advisory Services (RAS), now considered to be the preeminent equipment leasing and finance advisory firm. RAS’s expertise lies in crafting exit strategies for independent lessors and for bank entry plans.
Previously, Rinaldi was an EVP of National City Commercial Capital Company (now PNC) and President of NC4 Canada. Rinaldi held key roles at Provident Bank and Information Leasing Corp. (ILC). As an ILC founding partner, he helped grow it into the fifth-largest bank-owned leasing entity in the U.S.
Rinaldi is a past chairman of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association and is still highly involved today. He is currently serving as a board director of the National Equipment Finance Association.