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Introducing Monitor’s 2021 Editorial Board

Monitor’s staff is excited to introduce the 2021 Editorial Board. 10 new members join four 2019 inaugural board members that have agreed to stay on for an additional year.... read more

Not Another Buzzword: Top Technology Terms You Need to Know

Let’s face it, to the uninitiated, conversations about technology can sometimes sound like a long string of buzzwords. But understanding certain terms and implementing them will be vital to the continued success of equipment finance. With the help of our guest editors and several service providers, Monitor assembled a primer of essential technology terms. ... read more

Becoming an Innovative, Agile Company: Q&A with the Guest Editors of Monitor’s Innovation Issue

Guest editors Deb Reuben and Denis Stypulkoski sat down with Rita Garwood for a fireside chat to launch Monitor’s very first innovation issue. This summary Q&A reviews key ideas for business leaders seeking to enhance agility, embrace disruption and avoid stagnation.... 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

Creating a Culture of Innovation: Experimentation Encouraged & Diversity of Thought Required

Many equate innovation with technology, but the true source of meaningful change is a company’s culture. Monitor sits down with innovators from this year’s list who share how to build a culture of innovation. By creating an environment where diversity of thought is required, experimentation is encouraged, success is celebrated and failure is acknowledged, a company can challenge group think and embrace consistent improvement.... read more

Alliance Funding Group’s Quest to Become the Next Big Independent

Alliance Funding Group has set its sights on a path of accelerated growth. Monitor catches up with CEO Brij Patel and SVP Brent Hall to discuss the company’s plans to become one of the top 10 independents in equipment finance. ... read more

The State of Government Fleets: Shifting to Electric Vehicles

Jeff Barron explores how companies entering the electric vehicle and fast charging battery markets will impact the future of the fleet leasing industry’s government sector... 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 Takes Annual Convention Completely Digital with 2020 Business LIVE!

COVID-19 put a halt to the 2020 ELFA Convention, but that didn’t stop the industry from coming together to learn, network and laugh. ELFA Business LIVE! was an industry meetup for the record books.... read more

When Your Customer Subleases: Strategies for Addressing Legal Risk

The subleasing of equipment is a fairly common practice in the equipment finance industry, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t legal pitfalls to traverse.... read more

The State of Government Fleets: How the Coronavirus Pandemic Continues to Spar with the Industry

Government agencies operate nearly 1.2 million vehicles on roads nationwide. Bancorp’s Commercial Lending team explores the impacts of COVID-19 within this sector of the fleet leasing industry. ... read more

What is Neurodiversity and Why Should it Matter to Your Company?

Taking the experiences of neurodiverse employees and customers into consideration can be vital to a company’s success. In an interview with Monitor, Dr. Ludmila Praslova explains what neurodiversity is and how to normalize it in a business setting.... read more

The Fintech Solutions Driving the Digital Transformation of Lease Management

For equipment leasing companies to survive and thrive through the rest of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, they must fully embrace digital transformation. Mukul Mittal outlines the most important trends in financial technology and how equipment lessors can use them to improve all aspects of lease management. ... read more

The Business Case for Corporate Diversity

Scott Thacker presents some of the key findings of recent studies that have explored the relationship between improved diversity and inclusion and business success. ... 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

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