Firestone X-Press

Since its launch in June of 2017, Firestone X-Press has expedited the application process for transactions up to $100,000 in the amusement and vending industries. With a dedicated team able to turn around credit approval and documentation within just a few hours, getting your financing approved is now faster than ever. 

The X-Press team is also able to quickly establish guidance lines of credit for future requests. Establishment of the line does not carry any cost or obligation;standard loan terms and conditions will apply only when the line is used.

To get started, simply call a member of the Firestone X-Press team with a copy of the invoice. Customers can also apply at their convenience anytime by completing a credit application and sending it in via email or fax.

To learn more, please contact us at 1-800-851-1001 ext. 41 or by email.



Meet the Team

John Endslow

Assistant Vice President, Loan Operations

John Endslow has more than 30 years of loan operations and vendor management experience in the financial industry. John is a returning Firestone veteran, having been involved in many aspects of growing the business during his tenure as Vice President of Operations and Collections from 1986-2001. He now manages our Firestone X-press team and helps drive other key initiatives within the company.

Prior to his return to Firestone, John spent 14 years as the AVP of Operations for Citizens Bank and was the lead of their Consumer Finance and Customer Experience teams. He is a policy, procedure and productivity specialist and is Six Sigma certified.

John grew up in Peabody, MA and recently relocated to Wakefield, MA from Rhode Island. He enjoys spending time with his two daughters, watching their cultural and sports activities, as well as playing golf, zip lining, reading and traveling whenever possible.

Inside Sales Professional – Amusement and Vending

Pete Aldrich has 30 years of front-line experience in the Financial Services industry. He has been a vital member of Firestone Financial, working with the Inside Sales team since 2001. Prior to joining Firestone, Pete was the Operations Manager for 13 years at Leasecom (Micro Financial).

Among his many business and professional affiliations are: Boston Banking and Financial Services Professionals, Equipment Leasing Professionals, Equipment Leasing & Finance Association and Foundation (ELFA), Outdoor Amusement Business Association, and the University of Phoenix Alumni Association. 

Pete grew up in Quincy, MA and currently resides in the neighboring town of Milton, MA with his family. When not in the office, Pete can be found volunteering in town, scooping out the local restaurant scene, weight training at the gym, or kicking back with his latest craft beer find.


Chuck Lambert

Commercial Loan Credit Analyst

Chuck Lambert has 35 years of Credit Experience in various financial industries in the Boston area. He has been approving credit for Firestone in various industries since 2006. Prior to coming to Firestone, he worked as a Credit Manager for electrical distributors Graybar Electric and Granite City Electric. He also worked as a Credit Analyst for CIT in their small ticket leasing group and as a Branch Manager for Shawmut Bank.

Chuck has a degree in Business and Economics from Saint Anselm College and is a graduate of the National Association of Credit Managers Credit Administration Program. He is married with 3 children and enjoys spending time with them as well as throwing darts when he’s not in the office.


Kate Mattar

Commercial Loan Processor I

Kate Mattar has 16 years of customer service experience and 11 years in the finance services industry. Kate joined Firestone in August 2016 and has been a vital member of the Loan Operations and Xpress Team(s). Prior to joining Firestone, Kate worked for TD Bank as an Assistant Manager, leading her team to operational excellence on a quarterly basis.

Kate has lived in New England all her life; growing up in Methuen, MA and currently residing in Dracut, MA with her husband, Abe. She and her husband enjoy traveling, especially to see Kate’s in-laws who live in Liverpool, England. While not in the office, Kate enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, traveling, event planning, and pretending to be a foodie.




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