2023 40 Under 40 NextGen Issue

May/June 2023 | Vol. 50, No. 4

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Featured Articles

From the Editors: Fast And Furious People, Ideas, A-Changing -- The Future Is Here

By Rita Garwood

In addition to our annual list of the top 40 NextGen leaders 40 and under, we also share the results of a survey completed by present and past Monitor NextGen leaders and the results are clear — finding balance is important.... read more

2023 NextGen 40 Under 40

In our fourth annual Monitor NextGen Leaders list, we highlight some of the rising talent of equipment finance who are charting a new course for the industry.... read more

Staying Strong: The Vendor Top 40 Sets a New Record

By Rita E. Garwood

Monitor’s Vendor Top 40 achieved the highest percentage gain ever recorded by the group in the history of the ranking. The top two companies — DLL and Wells Fargo — retained their positions as shake-ups continued to occur throughout the rest of the channel.... read more

How Technology Can Augment the Customer Experience

By Peter Haug, By Van Wrenn

How companies interact with their customers is changing drastically, but it is still vitally important to lead with relationships and build through innovation.... read more

Use Technology to Enhance Empathy and Deliver Better Customer Experiences

By Scott Nelson

Technology has been changing lives since the development of the wheel. But Scott Nelson argues that it is only a means — not an end — for users and customers that only improves their experiences when empathy is applied and problems that matter are solved.... read more

Financing New Vehicle Technology

By Patrick Gaskins, By Frank Bussone

Patrick Gaskins and Frank Bussone from Corcentric Fleet Solutions explore financing battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Although the technology of fleets may be dramatically shifting, basic financing principles for these assets will largely remain the same.... read more

Age is Nothing But a Number: Communication is Key

By Markiesha Thompson, By Vanessa Roberts, By Bill Stephenson

Baby boomers, millennials and Gen Z have varying opinions about what it takes to create a melting pot of generational workstyles. Vanessa Roberts, customer success coach at Leasepath, and Bill Stephenson, CEO of PEAC Solutions, share their thoughts on the matter with Monitor.... read more

Shaping the Future by Innovating Adult Learning

By Deborah Reuben, CLFP, By Todd Buzard, CLFP

Successful professionals know that being a lifelong learner is essential. Todd Buzard of First American Equipment Finance spoke with Deb Reuben of TomorrowZone about his work educating others in the equipment finance industry with the Certified Lease and Finance Professional Foundation, emphasizing the importance of investing in curiosity to ensure continued improvement. ... read more

Converge: Past, Present & Future

By Phil Neuffer

Monitor pulled off an incredible event in June to celebrate its 50th anniversary, attracting nearly 300 attendees for a two-day conference that featured an all-day workshop focused on the equipment finance industry’s future and an evening gala celebrating its many successes and most influential leaders.... read more

Full Disclosure: What You Need to Know About the New York Commercial Finance Disclosure Law

By Scott Chait

Are you up to speed with the disclosure laws taking effect in New York? Scott Chait provides an overview of everything you need to know to prepare for the Aug. 1 deadline. ... read more

Equipment Finance’s Nextgen Leaders are Finding the Right Balance While Pushing the Industry Forward

By Markiesha Thompson

Monitor’s NextGen leaders are all as passionate about their lives outside of work just as they are about their lives at the office. Monitor surveyed some of Monitor’s NextGen honorees about their thoughts on leadership, company culture and the importance of taking care of oneself to be efficient leaders and balanced individuals.... read more

Real-Time Transformation: Vendor Finance is Already in its Next Stage of Development

By Monitor

With the onset of technological advancements like artificial intelligence and automation combining with a turbulent economy, the vendor finance industry is flush with opportunities and plenty of challenges. Monitor assembled a panel of vendor finance experts to share their perspectives on this evolving sector.... read more

Crunching the Numbers: Introducing CFO Chats

By Bill Bosco

In the first edition of CFO Chats, a new column from Bill Bosco of Leasing 101, Bosco outlines how a synthetic or operating lease can be more advantageous for a lessee than a “dollar out” lease. ... read more

Digital Innovation for an Evolving Vendor Finance Ecosystem

By Justin Tabone

Technology innovation is critical for success in vendor equipment finance today, and it will become even more so in the future. Justin Tabone and Nareen Gurnani discuss how finance is evolving and how the types of solutions that equipment vendors need will require more and more technology.... read more


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