ELFA Honors Eimers with 2018 Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award
MAY 15, 2018 - 7:50 am
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association selected Conrad Eimers, president of Vision Financial Group, to receive its 2018 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the association’s advocacy efforts to promote sound public policies for the equipment finance industry. Eimers will be formally recognized during a ceremony at ELFA’s Capitol Connections event on Wednesday, May 16 in Washington, D.C.
Eimers has been a member of the ELFA for two decades and has supported the industry’s policy objectives in a number of ways. He has been an active participant in ELFA’s annual Capitol Connections advocacy event in Washington, D.C. At this event, he has met with members of Congress, highlighting the value of equipment financing to the U.S. economy and the impact of legislative and regulatory proposals on the industry. In addition, he has been active on the local level in his home district in Pittsburgh, consistently nurturing relationships with his elected representatives and hosting members of Congress at the offices of Vision Financial Group.
Eimers served as a member of ELFA’s Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee from 2013-2017, chairing the committee from 2016-2017. He also has participated as a member of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s Industry Future Council and is an active supporter of ELFF programs.
Eimers’ expertise in the equipment finance industry spans more than 20 years and a number of roles, from executive and managerial experience in sales, credit and operations. Prior to joining Vision Financial Group, he was employed at TCF Equipment Finance. He also has served the finance industry while working for GE Capital, Bank of America Vendor Finance, ORIX Financial Services and Philip Morris Capital.
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