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IDS Team Adds Nine CLFP Designees

November 07, 2019, 07:15 AM
Filed Under: Industry News

IDS, a leading provider of asset finance and origination technology, announced nine of its team members have successfully completed the required coursework and passed the certification testing to receive their Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) designation. IDS is committed to the advancement of the equipment and asset leasing industry by ensuring its team has a solid foundation of industry knowledge provided by the CLFP foundation.

“The CLFP designation identifies individuals who have put in the time to gain comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of the equipment leasing and financing industry,” stated Reid Raykovich, Executive Director, Certified Lease & Finance Professional Foundation. “IDS has been a great partner and we are excited to have nine new CLFPs.”

IDS team members with the CLFP designation are:

  • Steve Caulder, Director Professional Services
  • Joel Emmett, Lead Business Solutions Consultant
  • Maia McBurney, Senior Business Applications Consultant
  • Natalie Melhouse, Lead Business Solutions Consultant
  • David Olson, Principle Business Solutions Consultant
  • Ryan Rizzo, Senior Technical Implementation Consultant
  • Margaret Schmitt, Senior Technical Implementation Consultant
  • Scott Wall, Product Manager
  • Will Whelan, Senior Business Applications Consultant

“The CLFP designation has become the preeminent credential for equipment leasing and finance professionals throughout the world,” stated Katie Emmel, IDS Chief Operating Officer. “We are thankful for the foundation and proud of our team for completing the certification process which recognizes their industry expertise. It is with this knowledge that our team delivers world class products and services to our global customer base. Well done, team IDS!”

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional to employers, clients, customers and peers in the equipment finance industry. There are currently 824 active Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates in the United States, Canada and Australia.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, IDS also has offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore and India.

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