Our Professional Team

Experienced and knowledgeable professionals — here to serve you.

At BCI Financial, our team of professionals is here to serve you and all your auto loan needs.

Tim Rourke
President & CEO
(203) 439-9400 x7421
NMLS# 106051

Tim has been involved in financial services for over 35 years in Connecticut. He has worked in banks and other institutions and has found that the most gratifying work has been assisting people in obtaining loans for their second most valuable asset, their automobile. He started BCI because he felt that “Big Banks” were not properly fulfilling the community’s needs. Tim's philosophy in business is to give the customer superior customer service and the customer will keep coming back or recommend you to their friends.

Tim lives in Wolcott with his wife Mary Ellen and his dogs Bentley and Kerry.
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Stephen Emory
SVP, Chief Operations Officer
(203) 439-9400 x7434

Steve joins BCI Financial with over 28 years of banking experience, the vast majority of his time has been spent managing Indirect Auto portfolios. He has a wide range of experiences in the banking industry that include collections, dealer development and operations. Steve began his career at Connecticut National Bank managing collections and loan recovery teams before moving on to Nations Bank/Bank of America to become a Relationship Manager, developing their Indirect Auto Retail/Leasing and Commercial Loan portfolios. He joined Sovereign Bank where he managed their Floor Plan Operations team working with dealers and internal bank staff to forge strong customer relationships.

"Dealers and consumers have many options available to them when looking for financing sources to do business with. I believe strongly that if you provide your customer with prompt, personalized service you will not only retain your existing customers, but you will develop repeat customers. Our goal at BCI Financial is to develop new customers, retain existing relationships and have customers who want to do business with us again."
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Donna Sawicki
Compliance Officer
(203) 439-9400 x7448

Donna has been involved in the financial services industry for over 40 years and in compliance management at Connecticut banks for over 30 years. Prior to joining BCI Financial, she was responsible for loan operations and regulatory compliance at The Bank of New Haven and Citizens Bank. After leaving banking, Donna joined Tyler Cooper & Alcorn, LLP as a para-legal in the financial services area for ten years. Donna has been an active member of The Bank Compliance Association of Connecticut (BCAC) for over 20 years and currently holds the title of First Vice President.
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Carol Montagna
VP, Loan Officer
(203) 439-9400 x7432

Carol has been in banking for over 35 years. Prior to joining BCI, she worked in different capacities at Connecticut National Bank and The Bank of New Haven. Carol is well known and respected in both the banking and automobile industry in Connecticut. She works with customers, automobile dealers and banks to assure that they are all getting superior customer service.

Carol likes to remind her staff that “great customer service will always pay off in the end.”
Michael Coleman
VP, Senior Loan Officer
(203) 439-9400 x7433

Mike has been involved in many different aspects of automobile financing for over 25 years at several companies. Prior to joining BCI Financial, he worked at Connecticut National Bank, The Bank of New Haven and other financial services companies and credit unions. Mike believes that “Working with automobile dealers to make loans for new and used cars is very rewarding. I often work hard to make sure that the dealer looks for every opportunity to assure that the customer gets the car that best suits their needs.”
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Lauren Tracy
Assistant Operations Manager
(203) 439-9400 x7439

Lauren has been working in the customer service field for over 13 years. Lauren has been with BCI since 2011 after completing her Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts at Bay Path College.

Lauren enjoys working with customers, auto dealers, and banks on a daily basis. She believes ensuring all customers are fully informed is the most important part of her job. She is dedicated to achieving this goal through one-on-one relationships and open communication with her customers.
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Liz Perine
Dealer Relations
Fairfield, Litchfield and Hartford Counties

(203) 439-9400 x7007

With over 11 years of experience in the auto finance and insurance industry, Liz is excited to be joining the BCI team. With her extensive industry knowledge and exemplary customer service skills she has successfully provided her clients with the tools necessary to establish and maintain profitable and successful finance departments. She values the personal and unique relationships necessary with each client - relationships that allow her to better understand their needs and help them find ways to grow their business.

Liz lives in Milford CT, with her dog Fenway and is a proud mom of two beautiful daughters.
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Paul Manzi
Dealer Relations
Hartford and Tolland Counties and Western Massachusetts

(203) 439-9400 x7437

Paul’s automotive career starting in 1987. He has extensive industry knowledge. Since 2001 he has worked in the wholesale/ indirect lending business providing financing solutions for his clients. Paul is excited to join BCI and is looking to provide the best products and services.

Paul lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife Melissa of almost 30 years and has five grown daughters! Paul served his country proudly as a United States Marine!
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If you have questions about or for our team, contact us today to learn more.

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