Tony Lamm is managing partner of The Lamm Group and has more than 25 years of experience in secured lending including equipment leasing and asset-based finance, loan workouts, bankruptcy and litigation.
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.
As a freelance writer and social media consultant from Pittsburgh, Pa., Daniel Casciato makes his living writing about business, health, finance, law, social media, and technology. With over 20 years of experience, his work has appeared in more than 50 online and print publications around the world.
Signature Financial, National Franchise Finance Manager
John Black is a franchise financing expert with 33 years of industry-related experience. As national franchise finance manager for Signature Financial, a wholly owned subsidiary of Signature Bank, Black handles loan origination, strategy and direction of Signature Financial’s franchise finance business.
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.
K. Bill Dost is president of D&D Leasing, a global equipment leasing and finance provider to small businesses and entrepreneurial companies. He is a Toronto Chapter board member in the Entrepreneurs Organization, an international group based in Alexandria, VA; a board member of the Finance and Lease Association; and he is also active in the European Leasing Foundation and other industry trade groups serving brokers and asset finance companies.
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.
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.
Lisa A. Miller has worked in the equipment finance and ABL industry for nearly two decades. While senior marketing communications manager at Key Equipment Finance, she began writing executive by-lined articles for the Monitor. As a freelance writer, she continues to write for the Monitor, ABF Journal and other business and marketing publications. She resides in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Financial Institutions Group, Houlihan Lokey, Managing Director
Time Stute is a managing director in Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Institutions Group. He has 15 years of experience providing capital markets and M&A advisory services to the financial institutions sector, with a particular emphasis on the specialty finance industry, including equipment leasing companies, asset-based lenders, accounts receivable factoring companies and non-mortgage consumer lenders.