Monitor Live+ Equipment Finance: Our People ARE Our Future Monitor Conference Series

A Free Two Part Livestream by Monitor

Equipment Finance: Our People ARE Our Future

Part 1 – “What Do Our People Want?”

“What Do Our People Want?” – In this panel discussion, equipment finance leaders will discuss the evolving needs of today’s equipment finance professionals. If we learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that our people are resilient, adaptable and without a doubt, our most important and valuable asset. We’ll cover topics regarding technology, diversity & inclusion, today’s remote and/or hybrid workplace and caring about the “whole” person. Don’t miss it!

Monday, June 28, 2021

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm EST

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Deb Reuben

David Cramer

Amy Gross

Marysia Czarski

Shervin Rashti

Moto Tohda

Moderator for Part 1:

Deb Reuben
CEO, Founder, TomorrowZone


  • David Cramer, IT Systems Administrator, Amur EF
  • Amy Gross, Executive Vice President, Key Equipment Finance
  • Marysia Czarski, Founder, Creativity Facilitator and Culture Expert, Velocity Partnership
  • Shervin Rashti, CEO, SLIM Capital, LLC
  • Moto Tohda, Vice President / Information Systems,Tokyo Century (USA) Inc.


Part 2 “The NextGen Speaks”

“The NextGen Speaks” – In this lively panel discussion, we’ll discuss the equipment finance industry from the perspective of our next generation of leaders. We’ve assembled some of the best of the best young leaders to discuss topics like how to attract brand new talent out of colleges & universities, the importance of developing our young talent for future leadership roles, creating environments which provide meaning and purpose, diversity and inclusion, and what our young people want from their leaders. Don’t miss it!

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EST

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Kara Miyasato

Kathy Havlik

Jillian Munson

Jessica Temes

Michael Hong

Moto Tohda

Alex Erickson

Refik Semsedin

Michael Richards


Moderator for Part 2:

Kara Miyasato
Director of Marketing, Flex Financial, Stryker


  • Kathy Havlik, Vice President and District Manager, Key Equipment Finance
  • Jillian Munson, Technology Project Manager, QuickFi by Innovation Finance
  • Jessica Temes, Vice President — Portfolio Risk Management, First Financial Equipment Leasing
  • Michael Hong, CEO, Taycor Financial
  • Moto Tohda, Vice President / Information Systems,Tokyo Century (USA) Inc.
  • Alex Erickson, Director of Credit, Navitas Credit Corp
  • Refik Semsedin, Equipment Finance Relationship Manager, Fifth Third Equipment Finance
  • Mike Richards, Financial Specialist, Philips Medical Capital


Register now! Can’t make the live event? No need to worry.
We will provide recordings to everyone who registers.


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