Barry Shafran, President and CEO , Chesswood Group Limited
Barry Shafran shares the story behind Chesswood Group’s journey from a Canadian new car dealership business with automotive lease receivables of just $80 million in 1999, to a North American public equipment finance business with a portfolio of $1.0 billion in 2019. He says the one constant and key ingredient in Chesswood’s journey is its amazing team of tenured and committed people.
Patrick Gaskins, Vice President of Financial Services, Corcentric Capital Equipment Solutions
The first step in developing a long-term equipment financing strategy is to identify all of the fixed and variable costs associated with operating your current fleet. Patrick Gaskins of Corcentric recommends developing a spend analysis to identify current and future potential purchases.