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.
Dexter Van Dango is a pen name for a real person who is a senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in the equipment leasing industry. A self-described portly, middle-aged, graying, balding leasing guy in the twilight of a mediocre career, Van Dango will provide occasional insight from the front lines via Monitor.
Evan Kelson is an associate in the New York office of Hogan Lovells. He focuses his practice on a wide range of term and conduit securitizations including financings of credit card receivables, consumer loans, trade receivables, small business loans, energy receivables, and equipment loans and operating leases. The transaction structures that Kelson has worked on include, among others, SPV asset-based lending, direct asset purchases, master trusts and master note trusts. Kelson also has experience in the development of new financial products for U.S. and offshore transactions in both the public and private markets.
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.
Peter Humphreys is a partner in the New York office of Hogan Lovells. He focuses his practice on a wide range of securitizations including financings of equipment and operating leases, credit card receivables, auto loans, franchise loans, small business loans, energy receivables, intellectual property, trade receivables, healthcare receivables, bank loans and mortgages. Humphreys also works on structured capital transactions providing reserve and capital relief for insurance companies and banks. In addition, he has experience in other public and private capital markets transactions and the development of new financial products for U.S. and offshore transactions in both the public and private markets. Humphreys was named one of the top 25 structured finance lawyers in the United States in Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides to the Leading Lawyers — Best of the Best USA 2008. He is also recognized by The Legal 500 United States for being one of the leading lawyers in his field.
SunGard, Ambit Asset Finance, Principal Consultant
Richard Masulli has been a principal consultant for SunGard’s Ambit Asset Finance business since 2008, having spent more than 40 years in various executive roles within the leasing industry — including ten years as an executive vice president with CIT and ten years as president of Copelco Financial Services. Masulli has been an active member of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association having served as both an officer and board member.