Steve Dinkelaker

Owner and president of American Lease Insurance

Steve Dinkelaker is owner and president of American Lease Insurance, an innovative insurance enterprise providing coverage for small-ticket equipment leasing, financing companies, and their customers in the US and Canada. Credited with “inventing” lease insurance, Steve founded the first agency to offer lease insurance in the early 1980s and remains an energetic industry leader.

Steve is also a longtime student of philosophy whose interest in human potential was kindled in the 1960s and ‘70s during his undergraduate and graduate years at the University of California. He and his wife, attorney and author Ruah Donnelly, live in Conway, Massachusetts, and are supporters of various horticultural and conservation organizations.