Lytle Brings a New Perspective to Equipment Finance

As the first woman to lead the ELFA, Leigh Lytle brings a new voice and outlook to the industry. In an interview with Monitor, she identifies seven opportunities and challenges the equipment finance industry faces today and outlines the association’s goals to address them. ... read more

Petta Reflects on 36 Years of Success at the ELFA

Ralph Petta, the outgoing president and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, sat down with Rita Garwood, editor-in-chief of Monitor, to share his perspective looking back on nearly four decades of success. Petta’s secret? A mixture of continuous learning perseverance, but also keeping an open mind.... read more

ELFA Innovation Roundtable: Bold Questions & Bringing Innovations to Life

During the ELFA’s Q1/23 Innovation Roundtable hosted by Deborah Reuben from TomorrowZone, members of the association’s Innovation Advisory Council discussed adopting an innovative leadership mindset, enabling curiosity and ensuring employee longevity. ... read more

Grand Ole NEFA: 2022 Funding Symposium Puts Education and Growth on Display

Chad Sluss, CEO of the National Equipment Finance Association, delivers a detailed recap of the organization’s 2022 Funding Symposium, which provided a plethora of educational opportunities and set a new attendance record. ... read more

AACFB Commercial Financing Expo Wins in Las Vegas

After taking a brief hiatus from in-person events, the American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers’ Commercial Financing Expo returned with vigor in Las Vegas, providing brokers and lenders with various educational and networking opportunities at the M Resort in Las Vegas. ... read more

AACFB Welcomes Back In-Person Attendees to Annual Conference

The American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers held its first in-person event in two years this past September, hosting its 2021 Annual Conference in Nashville, TN. The event, which featured options for in-person and virtual attendees, provided networking opportunities and education for first-timers, veterans and everyone in between. ... read more

Leading Forward: ELFA Makes Up for Lost Time at 2021 Convention

In its first in-person event since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association dove into the industry’s future with discussions on leadership, servitization, regulations, capital markets, artificial intelligence, fleet modernization, diversity, equity and inclusion, the circular economy and more.... read more

Coming Home: NEFA’s 2021 Funding Symposium ‘Reimagines Everything’

The National Equipment Finance Association’s 2021 Funding Symposium, built on a theme of reimagination, was the association’s first in-person conference since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing networking, education and more. ... read more

NEFA’S New Executive Director Has Big Plans for the Association

Monitor caught up with Chad Sluss, the new executive director and CEO of the National Equipment Finance Association, to learn more about his background and the plans he has for the association in 2021 and beyond.... read more

A Leadership Legacy 30 Years in the Making

As the AACFB celebrates its 30th Anniversary, Executive Director Monica Harper reflects on the association’s history and the women who took on challenges and assumed leadership roles to help shape it. ... read more

ELFA Empowers the Industry with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion-Focused Actions

The ELFA has been working to bring the issues of diversity, equity and inclusion into the awareness of its members. Over the last four years, the association has created its Women’s Council and Equality Committee, which were designed to increase DE&I in equipment finance. ... read more

ELFA/ELFF Predict the Course of the U.S. Economy in the Epoch of COVID-19

The U.S. economy is already in recession, and although it could be back in growth mode by the end of 2020, this will be a hard year for the industry. ... read more

ELFA/IMN Spring Meetings: The Investors’ Conference and Women’s Leadership Forum

Spring brings with it an influx of new and returning conferences after the long, gray doldrums of winter. The ELFA this year hosted two major meetings: its 18th annual Investors Conference on Equipment Finance with co-host IMN and its 2nd annual Women’s Leadership Forum, an initiative born of the organization’s new focus on growing diversity within the equipment finance industry.... read more

Come Together, Right Now: Industry Associations Tackle 2019

In the spirit of our own year-long rebrand and modernization efforts, Monitor has invited four industry associations and their leaders to share what they’re looking forward to, what they’re changing and what new projects and events they will be tackling in 2019. ... read more

View Latest Digital Edition

Terry Mulreany
Subscriptions: 800 708 9373 x130
[email protected]
Susie Angelucci
Advertising: 484.459.3016
[email protected]

View Latest Digital Edition

Visit our sister website for news, information, exclusive articles,
deal tables and more on the asset-based lending, factoring,
and restructuring industries.