Monitor will host its next Member Live+ event exclusively for Monitor Suite subscribers on Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. EST. The livestream will feature a discussion on transformative leadership with David Walton of Caterpillar Financial, Bill Stephenson of HPS Global Leasing, Nancy Robles of Eastern Funding and Miles Herman of LEAF Commercial Capital. read more
Change can be scary, but it will happen regardless of your reaction. Michelle Speranza explores three areas marketers can focus on today to meet change head-on, stay flexible, keep in tune with audiences and build strong relationships.... read more
Equipment Finance Cares held an event last week at Great American Insurance Group’s headquarters in Cincinnati. More than 40 equipment finance professionals representing 26 different organizations attended the event. read more
LEAF Commercial Capital, an equipment leasing and finance company and subsidiary of People’s United Bank, announced that its VAR Technology Finance and Vend Lease brands will become part of the LEAF brand. read more
The dearth of women in top leadership positions continues to exist in most companies. Two powerful women in equipment finance — Eileen Schoonmaker and Michelle Speranza — discuss how women can advocate for themselves and each other and how companies can change their practices to provide more women with the opportunity to ascend the corporate ladder. ... read more
Crit DeMent, chairman and CEO of LEAF Commercial Capital and Monitor’s 2021 Veteran Icon, shares his unique perspective on how he got to where he is today, detailing the friends and mentors that shaped his attitude and approach to equipment finance over the past four decades. ... read more
As the Delta variant threatens to prolong the COVID-19 pandemic era, Monitor asked leaders from four Monitor 100 companies to provide advice for smaller equipment finance players that will help them create resilient portfolios.... read more
The drive toward consumption or pay-for-use models in equipment finance is well underway and to keep up, independent and bank lenders need to determine how to fit such offerings into their arsenals. Dexter Van Dango explores just how realistic such an endeavor can be. ... read more
STRIPES Leadership Program announced that industry leader Michelle Speranza — senior vice president and chief marketing officer at LEAF Commercial Capital — will lead a Master Talk titled Executive Communication: Key to Expanding Reach, Influencing Others, and Leading Through Uncertainty and the Unknowable. read more
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The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2021, commemorating six decades of bringing equipment finance industry professionals together for networking, education, advocacy and industry information. read more
Customers are bombarded by marketing messages everywhere they turn. Why should they pay attention to yours? Michelle Speranza explores how to dial up the relevance and personalization of your marketing efforts and increase customer engagement.... read more
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that ELFA Women’s Leadership Forum LIVE! will take place on April 20, 2021. This one-day virtual event will be hosted by the ELFA Women’s Council and will focus on leadership development for women at all stages of an equipment finance career. read more
Technology has changed so many aspects of our daily lives, from the way we work to the way we shop and interact with friends, family and colleagues. But equipment finance, for the most part, hasn’t experienced a dramatic impact from... read more
The idea that any company can future-proof its business ignores the reality that there will always be new changes we can’t foresee. In 2019, Monitor 100 companies posted an 8.4% increase in new business volume on a year-over-year basis, continuing... read more