Bill Bosco is the principal of Leasing 101, a lease consulting company. Bill has over 37 years of experience in the leasing industry. His areas of expertise are accounting, tax, financial analysis, structuring, pricing and training. Bosco has been on the ELFA accounting committee since 1988 and was chairman for 10 years. He is a frequent author and speaker on leasing topics. He has been selected to the FASB/IASB Lease Project working group. He can be reached at email@example.com, www.leasing-101.com or 914-522-3233.
Exceptional Sales Performance, Coach, Trainer and Speaker
Connie Kadansky is a coach, trainer and speaker specializing in overcoming Sales Call Reluctance. She offers effective tools and training to diagnose Sales Call Reluctance and assists salespeople in prioritizing profitable prospecting. She can be reached at 602-997-1101 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sales Call Reluctance is a registered trademark of Behavioral Sciences Research Press, Dallas, Texas.
Joseph G. Bonanno is a past equipment finance industry special consultant to The World Bank for industry development in Kosovo and Russia (which he says were very interesting trips) and an industry educational and testifying expert witness in equipment finance litigation. He was appointed by then Governor Bill Weld to the Massachusetts Governor’s Counsel to facilitate adoption of UCC Articles 2A and 9 in Massachusetts, testified before a joint session of the Massachusetts legislature in favor of adoption and was a Massachusetts Continuing legal education co-instructor to other attorneys, past (six) Term Certified Leasing and Finance Professional board member, CLFP review instructor and instructor for past independent leasing institutes. He has been interviewed by nationally syndicated columnists for comment on leasing industry court decisions, authored and co-authored numerous published articles and conducted educational seminars. He has also been a guest lecturer at Boston’s Suffolk University and The Massachusetts School of Law.
Equipment Finance, Construction Group, SVP & National Sales Manager
John Crum has worked in the construction equipment finance industry for the past 20 years, holding a variety of positions in sales and credit management. He joined Wells Fargo Equipment Finance in May 2006 and currently serves as national sales manager of its Construction Group,
overseeing originations activities in the U.S. and Canada.
Kenneth P. Weinberg is a Partner of Rimon, P.C. and practices in the area of commercial finance, focusing on equipment leasing, equipment finance and renewable energy project finance. He has penned Dispatches from the Trenches since 2002.
Kris Roglieri has more than 20 years of commercial finance and real estate finance experience. Besides founding the industry’s only conference NACLB, he owns and operates two national commercial finance companies, Prime Commercial Lending and Durham Commercial Capital, which finance more than $300 million in loans yearly. Additionally Roglieri also founded the nation’s only finance marketing firm, The Finance Marketing Group, which provides a full spectrum of marketing services to banks, lenders, brokers and financial services companies across the world. Roglieri has been often tapped into for his commercial lending expertise as well as quoted in publications and news outlets such as Forbes Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fox Business News, The Washington Post and Bloomberg just to name a few. He was recently named one of New York States top business leaders in Forbes Magazine with his group of companies
Institute of Personal Development, Writer & Professional Speaker
Linda Kester is a bestselling author and professional speaker with 25 years of experience in leasing sales and marketing management. As founder of the Institute of Personal Development, Kester has helped hundreds of salespeople increase their volume. Her book, 366 Marketing Tips for Equipment Leasing, has produced results for leasing companies in the U.S., UK and Australia. For more information, visit lindakester.com.
National Truck Equipment Association, Market & Data Research Director
Steve Latin-Kasper is the market data and research director for the National Truck Equipment Association. He joined the NTEA in 1999 and provides research and analysis on markets and economic indicators relating to the work truck and truck equipment industry.
Vernon Tirey, a 30-year veteran in enterprise automation solutions, is the co-founder and CEO of LeaseQ, a marketplace bringing automation and efficiency to small business borrowers looking to finance equipment to start and grow their businesses. LeaseQ’s proprietary cloud-based platform streamlines the equipment finance process for business borrowers, equipment sellers and equipment financial services companies.