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Michael Toglia is the Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Equipment Finance Advisor. He is an active member of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association serving as a member of the Service Providers Business Council Steering Committee.

Toglia's experience in commercial finance spans over 25 years having held various roles in senior management, business origination, capital markets and commercial credit underwriting. Prior to entering the publishing industry, Toglia most recently served as a Vice President of Capital Markets and as the National Sales Manager for both the Equipment Finance and Asset-Based Lending Divisions of Textron Financial Corporation. He has also held various roles with GE Capital and CIT Group.

Toglia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and an M.B.A. in Finance.

Contact Michael Toglia at 484.380.3184 or mtoglia@equipmentfa.com.


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Posts by this Author:

Articles
Equipment Finance Advisor sits with Jeff Hilzinger, CEO of Marlin Business Services Corp., to learn more about the company’s changing strategic market initiatives since taking reins in June 2016. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
March 23, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Radius Bank, a Boston-based community bank recently announced the acquisition of NewStar Financial’s equipment finance business - launching Radius Equipment Finance. To learn more about this new player, EFA interviews the leadership team. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
February 01, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Equipment Finance Advisor assembled a panel of four leaders to get a sense of how the year is shaking out heading into the final rounds of 2016. Read Full Article

Executive Roundtable
October 05, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

William Phelan, president and co-founder of PayNet, Inc. shares his insights into capital expenditure trends, loan default rates, and other economic factors that will ultimately impact the equipment finance industry. Read Full Article

Economy
May 04, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

In August, Med One Capital announced the company’s expansion beyond its medical industry focus into the general commercial leasing market. President and CEO Larry Stevens explains why in this exclusive interview. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
October 14, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

To kick off the New Year, Equipment Finance Advisor visits with William Phelan, President of PayNet to elicit his views on the impact the private company economy will have on overall equipment investment in 2015. Read Full Article

Economy
January 06, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

A week ago, Ervin Equipment Finance announced the company’s rebranding to UniFi Equipment Finance – a strategic initiative focused on taking this vendor/captive finance company to a new level on a national scale. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
July 07, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Business owners want and need access to capital, creating excellent conditions for equipment finance companies. Read Full Article

Economy
June 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

In late March, Hudson Valley Bank announced the formation of HVB Equipment Capital LLC – a new entrant to be viewed as a serious player in the equipment finance industry. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
May 06, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Numerous equipment finance companies have announced their expansion into Canada. In this roundtable, we ask the leaders of three finance companies why they made the "investment in Canada" and a legal specialist about the many issues related to this move. Read Full Article

Executive Roundtable
February 19, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

In this double interview Jim McGrane describes his significantly expanded role leading EverBank’s Commercial Division and Jeff Hilzinger’s outlines his vision as McGrane’s successor as president of the Equipment Finance and Lender Finance Divisions. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
January 07, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

GSG Financial recently announced the company’s rebranding and expansion initiatives to serve both vendor and end-user markets. Andrew Bender – CEO and Kiran Kapur – President, discuss their goal to be a major independent player while maintaining traditional values. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
December 04, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Led by industry veteran Mark Marinik, BBVA Compass Equipment Finance enters the U.S. market with a highly skilled team ready to take a leading position in the equipment finance industry. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
September 18, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Equipment Finance Advisor assembled its first Lessee CFO Roundtable to provide readers a unique view of the equipment finance decision from “the other side of the desk” – the lessee’s perspective. Read Full Article

Borrower Perspectives
June 19, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Mark McGovern, SVP, Sales and Marketing of the Healthcare/Clean Technology Group of De Lage Landen met with Equipment Finance Advisor to share his thoughts on the evolving clean technology segment and how... Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
June 06, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

According to PayNet president William Phelan, small businesses, which represent roughly 50% of the GDP are not fully participating in the economic recovery. Igniting them is the challenge… Read Full Article

Economy
February 27, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

ELFA President and CEO William Sutton describes the three most important issues facing the equipment finance industry for 2012 and forward. Read Full Article

Equipment Leasing & Finance Association
September 04, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

The issue of the “graying” of sales talent is not unique to the equipment finance industry. CSI Leasing’s Bob Rinaldi and Craig Ault share their thoughts on both the benefits and necessity of investing in top-level talent. Read Full Article

Business Planning
August 22, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

The issues Eastern European and Central Asian lessors are experiencing reflect industry growth pains, while the U.S. is experiencing maturity pains according to Adam Warner, President of Key Equipment Finance. Read Full Article

International
June 26, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

A conversation with Lawrence Marsiello, Managing Director – Pine Brook and former Vice Chairman and Chief Lending Officer of the CIT Group. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
May 08, 2012 @ 08:00 AM

A conversation with Daniel P. Dyer, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Marlin Business Services Corp. Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
February 13, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

According to PayNet, the U.S. economy has entered into a new phase of the business cycle and this new phase is important for all lenders to understand. Read Full Article

Economy
January 09, 2012 @ 07:30 AM

A conversation with Adam Warner, President, Key Equipment Finance Read Full Article

Company / Executive Profiles
November 28, 2011 @ 08:00 AM

A conversation with Mark McGovern, General Manager, Clean Technology Group, De Lage Landen Financial Services, a fully owned subsidiary of the Rabobank Group. Read Full Article

Energy
November 16, 2011 @ 08:00 AM


Publisher Commentary
October 21, 2011 @ 11:00 PM

Blogs
As 2016 draws to a close, the staff of Equipment Finance Advisor takes a moment to reflect and present this year’s Blogs that captured our readers’ interest the most. Read Full Article

Best of Featured Blogs
December 21, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Equipment finance professionals must exercise their constitutional right to be heard to secure the future of our industry. But in order to be heard, you need to take action… Read Full Article

Miscellaneous Topic
June 01, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Equipment Finance Advisor catches up with Bob Rinaldi who speaks about his experiences as Chairman of the ELFA in 2015. Read Full Article

Miscellaneous Topic
February 17, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Despite the fact that our industry is large, few college students have even the faintest notion of the significant role equipment finance plays in our economy. Read Full Article

Industry Insights
February 04, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Since this is the time of year in which we look back on the happenings of the last twelve months, the staff of Equipment Finance Advisor takes this occasion to do the same. Read Full Article

Best of Featured Blogs
December 22, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Equipment Finance Advisor’s exclusive summary of personnel headlines covered in the Daily eNews Blast during the month of June. Read Full Article

Personnel Headlines
June 30, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

On June 10th and 11th I observed a passion for the equipment finance industry that can only be described as inspiring. Read Full Article

Miscellaneous Topic
June 17, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Equipment Finance Advisor presents the equipment finance industry’s exclusive summary of personnel headlines covered in the Daily eNews Blast during the month of May Read Full Article

Personnel Headlines
May 30, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Equipment Finance Advisor presents its exclusive monthly Personnel Headlines Blog. Across all sectors, April was another busy month. Read Full Article

Personnel Headlines
April 30, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Equipment Finance Advisor presents the first in a new series of blogs summarizing the industry personnel headlines covered in the Daily eNews Blast. March was a busy month! Read Full Article

Personnel Headlines
March 31, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

If credit and collections professionals don’t keep a close eye on advancements available in the underwriting and portfolio management process... Read Full Article

Industry Insights
June 10, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Mentoring is hard, personally draining and time consuming – and it’s also another seemingly lost art form. Read Full Article

Sales
April 24, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Today the industry seems to be at a crossroads – should equipment finance companies take the deep dive and invest in innovation today to increase the chances of financial success in the future? Read Full Article

Industry Insights
February 12, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

For the first time in almost four years, recruiters are seeing increased activity in the hiring market for newly created positions – not just replacement positions. Read Full Article

Careers
November 05, 2012 @ 02:00 PM

So, you were selected for an interview – congratulations. Now comes the harder part – don’t blow it with a negative attitude or by telling your story of misfortune. Read Full Article

Careers
August 19, 2012 @ 02:00 PM

Imagine a world if you will, with no Internet – and all the information you need is NOT at your fingertips; a world where relationships are built by people actually talking to each other. Read Full Article

Sales
March 22, 2012 @ 05:00 PM