New ELFF Podcast Episode Delves Into COVID-19 Impact Survey
JUN 17, 2020 - 7:23 am
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released a new episode of its podcast titled “Deep Dive Into the COVID-19 Impact Survey.” The episode examines the ELFF’s newest research resource developed to assess the impact of the pandemic on the equipment finance industry.
The episode was hosted by Kelli Nienaber, executive director of the ELFF, and featured guests Tom Ware, president of Tom Ware Advisory Services and ELFF research committee chair, and Chris Enbom, CLFP, CEO and chairman of AP Equipment Financing and a member of the ELFF research committee. The episode is the third podcast release of 2020 for the ELFF.
During the 24-minute discussion, the speakers explained how the COVID-19 Impact Survey, which was launched in May, was developed and the methodology of questions. They also revealed reactions to key findings from the May survey and insights into what to expect in the June survey. The survey results are being released along with the ELFF’s Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI).
“We initiated the idea of a series of podcasts to spotlight the foundation’s wide range of resources and programs, including interviews with researchers and board of trustees members,” Valerie Gerard, senior managing director of the The Alta Group and the ELFF board trustee who spearheads the podcast working group, said. “Since it launched just prior to the onset of COVID-19, we’ve been able to tailor new topics to be responsive to the issues posed by the pandemic.”
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that propels the equipment finance sector and its people forward through industry-specific knowledge, intelligence and academic outreach programs that contribute to industry innovation, individual careers and the overall betterment of the $900 billion equipment leasing and finance industry.
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