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EFA Advisor Video Series

The Equipment Finance Advisor Video Series features exclusive interviews with leading and highly respected professionals from the equipment finance industry, providing opportunities for colleagues and friends to share their personal and professional experiences and insights as they navigate changing industry dynamics. If you are interested in being featured in a future video, contact Michael Toglia, Publisher or for video sponsorship opportunities, please contact Denise Finegan, Director of Sales & Marketing using our contact form.

Tom Meredith, Chief Commercial Officer and Member of the Executive Board, DLL, provides his insights into the current state of the vendor finance market both domestically and globally.
June 15, 2022

 

Lisa Nowak, Director of Platform Program Management at Solifi, walks us through why platforms are a lever to modernization and the right path forward as the equipment finance industry navigates through constant change and business disruption.
May 24, 2022
Tim Stute, Managing Director, Head of Specialty Finance and Chris Hemler, Director of Specialty Finance, both with Hovde Group tackle the question: What is driving the strong M&A activity in the equipment finance industry?...
May 11, 2022

 

In this webinar, wholesale finance industry expert from Solifi, Kurt Ruhlin, shares why equipment finance providers should consider adding floorplan finance to their portfolio of products.
April 22, 2022
Quentin Cote, President and Chief Operating Officer, Orion First, shares his unique insights into the importance of building a responsive and adaptive equipment finance company...
January 22, 2022

 

Bill Stephenson, Chief Executive Officer, HPS Global Leasing, discusses his new role leading HPS’ Global Leasing Platform and shares his vision for building a new global leader in the commercial equipment finance industry...
January 10, 2022
Joseph Lane, Vice Chairman and Chairman of Management Committee, Napier Park Global Capital speaks with Michael Toglia, Publisher, ABL Advisor providing his unique insights into the impact rising inflation, supply chain issues and other factors are having on the financing environment for long-lived, critical-use assets...
January 6, 2022

 

Adam Warner, President, Key Equipment Finance discusses the importance of identifying future leaders from emerging talent within an organization, takeaways from the lessons learned during the pandemic, and much more...
December 10, 2021
Bob Rinaldi, CLFP, President of Rinaldi Advisory Services discusses the current environment for buying and selling equipment finance companies, and the motivations driving buyers and sellers...
October 25, 2021

 

Jesse Johnson, Founder of Equipment Finance Cares, and Lovern Gordon, President of Love Life Now Foundation, discuss the origins of the Equipment Finance Cares initiative and the group’s mission to help those in need...
September 12, 2021
Bill Stephenson, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, DLL reflects on his highly successful career in the equipment finance industry and provides his perspectives on leadership, company culture, and the importance of meeting customers’ needs...
September 3, 2021

 

In this exclusive interview, Cindy Fleck, SVP and General Manager of Equipment Finance, Channel, provides a hands-on view of how working with third-party originators has evolved over the past year...
August 23, 2021
Valerie Gerard, Co-Chief Executive Officer, The Alta Group discusses the importance of engaging in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and how the equipment finance industry is applying these non-financial factors as part of their process to identify risks and growth opportunities...
August 3, 2021

 

Randy Haug, Executive Vice President Vice Chairman, Co-Founder, LTi Technology Solutions, provides a unique view of the equipment finance industry, reflecting on lessons learned over the past year and what the future may hold, from the perspective of a leading service provider working with independent equipment finance companies, bank-owned lessors and captive leasing companies...
June 29, 2021
Kirk Phillips, President & CEO of Wintrust Commercial, Phillips reflects on lessons learned during a challenging year and how the Wintrust team succeeded in 2020 despite a quickly evolving environment impacted by the pandemic...
June 4, 2021

 

Bill Verhelle, CEO of QuickFi by Innovation Finance discusses his views on the challenges equipment finance companies face when attempting to innovate their business models, and the benefits of starting with a clean slate...
May 20, 2021
Lisa Nowak, Lead Product Manager with IDS | Secured Finance Technology provides prudent advice for equipment finance leaders considering a migration to a SaaS technology solution and dispels some misconceptions related to a SaaS integration...
May 6, 2021

 

Tony Golobic, Chairman, and CEO of GreatAmerica Financial Services provides his insights into the keys to building and leading a top independent equipment finance company, the resilience of the industry, and the biggest challenges ahead...
April 22, 2021
Eldon Richards, Chief Technology Officer of IDS | Secured Finance Technology discusses how rapid advancements in technology including AI and Machine Learning can advance agility in the equipment finance industry and positively impact the customer experience...
April 7, 2021