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NEFA Update: 2022 Funding Symposium Set to Achieve New Heights

October 19, 2022, 07:20 AM

NEFA is extremely excited to welcome attendees to the November 1-4, 2022 Funding Symposium in Nashville, TN, said Chad Sluss, MSA, Chief Executive Officer, NEFA. At the time of this update, the Funding Symposium attendance is at 347 and growing daily. This attendance represents the highest in NEFA’s history for a Funding Symposium (highest previously was 314). The exhibit hall is sold out along with most of the sponsorships.
Special thanks to the planning committee and NEFA’s team member, Kale Tissue – Director of Events and Operations, for their outstanding work in developing a memorable conference. The committee included:

  • Co-Chair - Stephanie Hall, CLFP, Quality Leasing Co., Inc.
  • Co-Chair - Jena Morgan, CLFP, JDR Solutions
  • Committee Member - Kyle Bergeron, Blue Bridge Financial
  • Committee Member - Jeffrey Bilbrey, Leasepath
  • Committee Member - Anne Dalgaard, CPA, CLFP, Dynamic Rentals
  • Committee Member - Beth McLean, CLFP, Northland Capital
  • Committee Member - Kim Riggs, Orion First Financial
  • Committee Member - Shawn Smith, Dedicated Financial GBC

Below are conference highlights:

Tuesday, Nov. 1  

  • Charity Axe Throwing Event with proceeds going to Safe Haven Family Shelter

Wednesday, Nov. 2

  • Leaning into Leadership – A STRIPES Leadership Introductory Workshop
  • Women in Leasing Luncheon
  • CEO Townhall – Back to the Future
  • Ambassadors & New Member Reception
  • Welcome Reception

Thursday, Nov. 3  

  • Keynote Speaker – Mark Scharenbroich
  • Commercial Financial Disclosures Panel & Update
  • Strategic Planning Panel
  • Collections – Be Prepared Before the Market Changes
  • Technology Tips & Updates in 45 Minutes
  • Section 1071 Update
  • President’s Reception
  • Whiskey River Saloon Networking event with live music and dancing - Sponsorship proceeds support the Chris Walker Education Fund

Thursday, Nov. 4

  • Networking Breakfast & Prize Drawing

Throughout the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to connect, learn and network with NEFA members, exhibitors and sponsors.

If you wish to attend, visit to sign up.

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