"Bee's Trailer Sales & Service, Inc. has had a long and prosperous relationship with Smokey Mountain Funding, Inc. They have been a pleasure to do business with and always work hard for every customer. I highly recommend them for financing to any dealer in the Semi trailer Industry."

Gary Bee
Bee's Trailer Sales & Service, Inc

Staff Bios


Tripp Prichard

Tripp Prichard - President
Tripp Prichard is a graduate of NC State University and one of the original founders of Smokey Mountain Funding Inc. He has 15 years of leasing and commercial financing experience. Tripp has been running the day to day operations of Smokey Mountain Funding Inc. since 2004.  Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his family at NC State sporting events as well as fishing, hiking, reading and playing golf.


Tripp Prichard

Phyllis List - Documentation & Funding
Phyllis has been with Smokey Mountain Funding for over 7 years. She is responsible for our documentation and funding department. Phyllis has a strong customer service background. Phyllis is married and has 4 children. Her family relocated to Hendersonville in 1996 after her husband completed 20 years of honorable service in the United States Marine Corps.

Phyllis enjoys reading, needlework and crafts of all kinds.


Stewart Schlag

Stewart Schlag
Stewart has 7 years of customer service and sales experience taking the front seat working with individuals and corporations big and small. HIs goal is to understand your unique needs and to ensure a positive experience to help you and your business thrive. Stewart is an avid hiker and climber. When not enjoying the outdoors he is behind the wheel racing with SCCA and NASA.