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CLFP Foundation Adds 25 CLFPs

October 21, 2016, 07:11 AM

The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation is pleased to announce that 25 individuals who recently sat through the 8-hour online CLFP exam have passed – 21 of which attended the Academy for Lease and Finance Professionals (ALFP) in Philadelphia in late September.  The newest CLFPs are:

  • Mark Ainsley - Marlin Business Services, Director of Commercial Banking
  • Rick Blowers - First American Vendor Finance, Senior Vice President, Vendor Finance
  • Donnie Bunn - First South Leasing LLC, President/CEO
  • Kevin Canepa - Vision Financial Group, Inc., Director of Sales
  • Lynn Deitrick - Susquehanna Commercial Finance, Inc. A Subsidiary BB&T, Vice President, Acquired Assets Group Asset Manager Team Leader
  • Tara Flanagan - Canon Financial Services, Administrator, Documentation III
  • Michael Gsellmeier - First American Equipment Finance, Vice President
  • Andrew Halladay - Oakmont Capital Services, Business Development Officer
  • DJ Jackson - Oakmont Capital Services, Channel Development Officer
  • Beth Lanshe - Susquehanna Commercial Finance, Inc. A Subsidiary of BB&T, Franchise Finance Sales Support Specialist
  • Thomas Lockhart - Marlin Business Services, Director of Broker Services
  • Siobhan McGee - Kingsbridge Holdings, Business Development, National Accounts
  • Chris Morell - Umpqua Bank, Relationship Manager, Vendor Finance
  • Dominique Mosley - Susquehanna Commercial Finance, Inc. A Subsidiary of BB&T, Senior Quality Control Specialist
  • Regan Mullikin - LeasePlan USA, VP of Operations and Sales Coordination, Truck Division
  • David Passafiume - First American Equipment Finance, Assistant Vice President, Asset Manager
  • Ray Poole - First American Equipment Finance, Vice President, Vendor Finance
  • David Salome - Brandywine Capital Associates, Inc., Vice President
  • Kristi Serrano – Umpqua Bank, Vendor Experience Manager
  • Andrea Schmid - Susquehanna Commercial Finance, Inc. A Subsidiary of BB&T, Vice President
  • Joe Sclafani - DLL, Northeast Sales Team Leader, Office Technology, DLL Financial Solutions Partner
  • Guy Selinka - Streamline Financial, Executive Vice President
  • Chris Shutter - Canon Financial Services, Documentation Team Leader
  • Donald Wampler, III - FirstLease, Inc., Chief Strategy Officer
  • Amy Weader - First American Equipment Finance, Vice President, Sales

“Over the course of my career the CLFP certification has been recognized as the standard of excellence in the equipment finance industry, conveying intensive training and education,” said Lockhart. “I undertook earning my certification to deepen my knowledge and provide a higher level of service and expertise to my clients.  It is a proud personal accomplishment, and I’m honored to be part of this elite group of equipment finance professionals.”

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional to employers, clients, customers, and peers in the equipment finance industry. There are currently 379 active Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates. For more information, call Executive Director Reid Raykovich, CLFP at (206) 535-6281 or visit

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