Bill Bosco is the principal of Leasing 101, a lease consulting company. Bill has over 37 years of experience in the leasing industry. His areas of expertise are accounting, tax, financial analysis, structuring, pricing and training. Bosco has been on the ELFA accounting committee since 1988 and was chairman for 10 years. He is a frequent author and speaker on leasing topics. He has been selected to the FASB/IASB Lease Project working group. He can be reached at email@example.com, www.leasing-101.com or 914-522-3233.
AmeriQuest Remarketing Services, Director of Indirect Programs
Reginald Peterson is director of Indirect Products at AmeriQuest Business Services. In this role, he leads the company’s growth of its indirect procurement offering that helps organizations better manage their procurement lifecycle to reduce cost and complexity. Prior to joining AmeriQuest, he spent a total of 16 years as a senior procurement manager for Coca-Cola and as a procurement manager – indirect materials for Siemens.
Ibby Smith-Stofer is the content writer and blogger for Med One Capital, which provides custom financial solutions for hospitals and healthcare facilities to obtain medical equipment. Her role at Med One is to create new and engaging content on many equipment finance and sales topics. Through her career she has developed customer-centric training on targeting, relationship development and transitioning the device sale from clinical focus to system wide C-suite engagement.
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.
Institute of Personal Development, Writer & Professional Speaker
Linda Kester is a bestselling author and professional speaker with 25 years of experience in leasing sales and marketing management. As founder of the Institute of Personal Development, Kester has helped hundreds of salespeople increase their volume. Her book, 366 Marketing Tips for Equipment Leasing, has produced results for leasing companies in the U.S., UK and Australia. For more information, visit lindakester.com.
Mark A. Belec has been involved in leasing/finance since 1985. He was the first (1989) to develop asset/portfolio tools to systematically monitor risk based on prior case law. Belec has supported multiple lessors and spoken at various accounting, CFO, national and asset management conferences.
Shari L. Lipski is a Certified Lease and Finance Professional and a principal with ECS Financial Services, a 50+ year old CPA firm specializing in business outsource processing in the equipment lease, finance and banking sectors. Shari has been with ECS for 17 years, has been in the leasing industry since 1989 and has served on multiple boards and committees for the ELFA, EAEL, MAEL, CLFP, NEFA (UAEL) and NAELB.