Bob Bell, CLFP, formerly worked in the corporate finance department of a NYSE Firm and has been a small ticket finance broker for over 25 years. He is a past president of the AACFB and board member of the CLFP Foundation.
Kenneth P. Weinberg is a shareholder at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C., and practices in the area of commercial finance, focusing on equipment leasing, equipment finance and renewable energy project finance. He has penned Dispatches from the Trenches since 2002.
Patricia Voorhees is a director of The Alta Group in the Management Consulting and Merger and Acquisition Advisory Practices. She has more than 25 years’ experience in technology and commercial finance. Her areas of expertise include B2B fintech, vendor/captive leasing, mergers and acquisitions, small-ticket leasing and pricing. Voorhees is a frequent author and speaker on fintech in asset finance and serves on the steering committee for the Commercial Equipment Marketplace Council.
Valerie Gerard, a senior managing director with The Alta Group, leads the Strategy & Competitive Alignment practice. Leveraging her extensive career and areas of expertise, her research and consulting work for Alta clients has included a variety of market entry, capital markets access, rating agency advisory, investment community messaging, and market survey projects.
Vincent Belcastro is managing director of CIT Capital Equipment Finance, where he is responsible for large-ticket equipment leasing and lending. Belcastro is a senior banking and leasing professional with more than 20 years of secured and structured financing-related experience in the corporate finance arena. Throughout his career, he has covered companies in a wide array of diverse and unique industry sectors.