Monitor Live+ “Charting the EF Course Through the Pandemic & Beyond” – Part 1 Monitor Conference Series

A Free Livestream by Monitor

Thursday, September 10, 2020

1:00pm – 2:30pm EST

Charting the EF Course Through the Pandemic & Beyond

We are excited to announce the next two-part Monitor Live+ event. In Part 1: Charting the EF Course Through the Pandemic & Beyond, panelists: Diane Croessmann, Director, The Alta Group; Vince Belcastro, Group Head Syndications & Capital Markets at Element Fleet Management; and William Perry, President at Regions Equipment Finance Corp, will discuss a variety of topics, including:

Technology adoption during the pandemic
The future of equipment finance
Capital expenditure trends
Ongoing technology trends
Taking care of employees
Addressing customer needs

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Featured Guests:

 Diane Croessmann

Director, The Alta Group

Diane is a leasing industry veteran who is currently a Director at The Alta Group. Before joining Alta, she accumulated more than 25 years of specialized experience implementing and managing worldwide captive and vendor leasing and managed services programs for fortune 500 companies. She is a frequent industry guest speaker and has authored numerous articles related to emerging trends in equipment leasing. She also had the pleasure of serving as an executive board member of the Equipment Leasing and Financing Association (ELFA). After enduring over 20 years of lake effect winters in Rochester, she now happily resides in Nashville, TN!


Featured Guests:

 Vince Belcastro

Group Head Syndications & Capital Markets, Element Fleet Management

Vincent Belcastro is a senior banking executive with a diverse background in a wide array of sectors in commercial lending, risk analysis and valuations in both the middle market and the large corporate sectors. He has an entrepreneurial background with strong expertise in managing new business, operational and strategic platforms. This represents a unique background when coupled with strong credit risk management experience and processes. He has been successful in launching and managing several de-novo new business platforms within large financial institutions. He has also successfully consolidated both business platforms and portfolio acquisitions throughout his career.

Currently, Belcastro is the group head Syndications at Element Fleet Finance, responsible for the build out and growth of a group that will focus on financing and sell side activities for structured equipment lending and leasing. Prior to this role Belcastro started a large-term lending business at Santander Bank where he served as Group Head of Equipment Finance. He spent a large part of his career at CIT Group and served in a variety of senior relationship management positions at Citibank. He is a member of Monitor’s Editorial Board.

Featured Guests:

 William Perry

President at Regions Equipment Finance Corp

William Perry is President of Regions Equipment Finance Corporation, he has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector and provides leadership across all aspects of the $10 Billion portfolio.

William began his banking career in 1999 and joined Regions in March 2013. He has served in roles as Managing Director for Regions Corporate Banking Group and Central Team Leader for Regions Equipment Finance Corporation. Prior to joining Regions, William held roles as Region Sales Manager for GE Capital and Vice President & Senior Account Manager.

He currently serves as Treasurer on the board of the Birmingham Freshwater Land Trust and is an active member of the Equipment Finance and Leasing Association (ELFA) Financial Institution Business Council. In addition, William holds the Series 63 & 79 licenses administered by the Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA).


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