Equipment Leasing and Finance Association - Equiping Business for Success

Equipment Management Conference

February 24, 2019 - February 26, 2019

Omni La Costa Resort
Carlsbad, CA


Serving Equipment Management Professionals for Over a Quarter of a Century

  • GREAT SESSIONS that bring you up-to-date on a variety of asset classes
  • OFF-SITE EQUIPMENT TOURS enabling attendees to get invaluable insight into a variety of equipment and to see them in actual work settings.
  • FIRST CLASS EXHIBITION of equipment appraisers, remarketers, and others you need to meet
  • UNMATCHED NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES with your peers in the industry.


Qualifies for ASA Re-Certification
Exhibit Opportunities
An exhibition is held in conjunction with this conference. To receive more information about exhibiting, please contact Steve Wafalosky at 440-247-1060 or


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring events and functions at ELFA meetings provides excellent exposure for your company. Contact Steve Wafalosky at 440-247-1060 or if you are interested in sponsoring any of the conference events.


Who Should Attend?

Equipment management professionals, including senior managers and their staff, equipment appraisers and remarketers and service providers to the industry.    

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
1st Person Attending from Company - Member $1170.00
Additional Attendee Exhibitor After Booth Price $1050.00
Additional Attendee from Company - Member $1050.00
Commercial Finance Association Member $1170.00
Committee Member $585.00
First Time Attendee (ELFA Member Company) $995.00
First Time Attendee - Exhibiting Company(ELFA Mem) $995.00
Non Member Company Attendee $2340.00
Speaker - Member $585.00
Speaker - Non Member $585.00
Spouse Companion of Member $275.00
Spouse Companion - Non Member $275.00

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Conference Schedule & Networking Events


Session descriptions and speakers are all located in the conference schedule - Download Conference Schedule Here


Special Networking Events

Golf Tournament
Sunday, February 24th * 6:45 am - 2:00 pm
**Additional fees apply**

Join your fellow attendees on the links! Stunningly beautiful and equally challenging, this course offers a distinct experience you won’t soon forget. Follow in the footsteps of the PGA’s finest players and come see what all the talk is about.


USS Midway Museum Tour
Sunday, February 24th * 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

**Additional fees apply**
A unique once-in-a-lifetime experience - tour the USS Midway - a United States aircraft carrier! USS Midway was the United States' longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century, from 1945 to 1992. Approximately 200,000 sailors served aboard the carrier, known for several naval aviation breakthroughs as well as several humanitarian missions. It was the only carrier to serve the entire length of the Cold War and beyond. It is now berthed in San Diego, California, the original home of the Navy's TOPGUN air combat school.This tour will depart the hotel at 9:00 am for a one-hour bus ride to San Diego where the USS Midway is docked. You will be given a self-guided audio tour and time to explore the ship and museum on your own. Come back to the bus by 1:30 pm for the ride back to the hotel. Water will be provided on the bus - lunch is on your own.


Newcomer Reception
Sunday, February 24th * 4 - 5:00 pm

Are you new to the Equipment Management Conference? Well, join us at the Newcomers Reception to meet other new conference attendees and the ELFA planning committee who organizes this great conference.


Welcome Reception
Sunday, February 24th * 5:30 - 7:30 pm

A great start to the conference and a wonderful opportunity to network with individuals from across the industry. Don’t miss the opening Welcome Reception in the exhibit hall.


Daily Breakfast
Monday and Tuesday, February 25th & 26th * 7:30 - 8:30 am

Breakfast is held on both Monday and Tuesday in the exhibit hall for all attendees.


Hosted Reception
Monday, February 25th * 5:00 - 7:30 pm


Closing Reception - Casino Night!
Tuesday, February 26th * 6:00 - 9:00 pm

A perfect way to end your 2019 Conference - the Closing Reception and Casino Night! Do a little gambling - it’s fake money, so it’s ok! Have some food and refreshments with your friends and wish everyone farewell, until next year!

Available Functions

Sunday - February 24
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
  2019 Golf Outing
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  U.S.S. Midway Tour
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  Newcomer Reception
Monday - February 25
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  Agricultural Tour
  Solar Turbines Facility Tour
Tuesday - February 26
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  Closing Reception & Casino Night


Carl Chrappa

Senior Managing Director
The Alta Group LLC

Carl C. Chrappa is Senior Managing Director – Asset Management Practice of Independent Equipment Company, headquartered in Clearwater, FL. He is a registered auctioneer, and a nationally (A.S.A.) and internationally (M.R.I.C.S.) tested and accredited senior equipment appraiser with over 35 years of experience.

Mr. Chrappa is uniquely qualified for this presentation, since he actively trades in equipment markets, and provides appraisals and equipment consulting services to companies throughout the world. He is also a member of NABE, and is a member of it’s Industrial/ Mfg Roundtable of which he is two term past Chair. Mr. Chrappa also serves as a panelist on the Fed Res Bank of Philadelphia’s – Livingston Survey, which semiannually forecasts macroeconomic moves in the U.S. economy.

He is a founding member and Chair Emeritus of The ELFA's Equip Mgt Com, he also serves on the Board of Directors of the CFA, he was elected and served on the ELFA’s Service Providers Steering Committee, and is a past national technical director of AACEI. Mr. Chrappa was the recipient of the ELFA’s 2010 Distinguished Service Award. He has co-authored a book entitled A Leasing Companys Guide to Equipment Management and is a regular content provider to the ELFA's web-based

Phone (727) 796-7733
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Rick Daubenspeck

Managing Director

Mr. Daubenspeck serves as Managing Director – Fixed Assets for the Valuation & Business Analytics with BDO Consulting. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in developing valuation opinions of machinery and equipment for a broad range of financial transactions including leasing structuring and dispositions, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies and ASC impairment reviews. His experience and knowledge was obtained and developed through a countless number of domestic and international engagements for a variety of assets groups including manufacturing, telecommunications, transportation, gaming and entertainment, power generation and distribution, wastewater and freshwater systems, as well as automated ticketing, signaling and toll systems. Renewable Energy, specifically Solar Energy, has been a primary focus for Mr. Daubenspeck over the last several years, and has been involved in the valuation of approximately 400 solar installations throughout the United States. Mr. Daubenspeck has performed appraisals throughout North America, as well as Europe and the Far East.

Mr. Daubenspeck has been a speaker on numerous occasions at the Equipment Management Conference sponsored by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, as well as the National Conference of the American Society of Appraisers and the Solar power Finance & Investment Summit. He has also had several articles regarding equipment valuation published, as well as published articles regarding solar energy and the financing of solar collection systems.

American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Kimberly Esposito

Managing Director, Asset Management Services
The Alta Group LLC

Ms. Esposito has over 20 years of experience in Equipment Management. During her career, she has been responsible for portfolio management at two bank leasing companies, as an appraiser specializing in rail, material handling and middle-ticket assets; including transportation equipment, high-tech, and industrial equipment. She has sold numerous types of equipment internationally, including over 25,000 marine containers for a major container leasing company. She received her Accredited Senior Appraiser (A.S.A.) designation in 1998, and is past president of the A.S.A. Maryland Chapter. Ms. Esposito has actively served on the Equipment Management Committee since 2007 and was elected Committee Chair in 2014. She also has served as a member of the Credit & Collections Committee since 2011. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut at Storrs.

John Gougeon

VP, Manager - Corporate Valuations
Banc of America Leasing

John is Vice President, Manager - Corporate Valuations for Banc of America Leasing. John's team is responsible for equipment valuation supporting BAL's corporate originations group. Areas of coverage include Marine, Rail, Transportation, Medical, Material Handling, amongst others. Prior to joining BAL, John spent 8 years as a Major Account Manager for IronPlanet. John has over 25 years Equipment Management experience, including senior management roles at National Bank of Detroit Equipment Finance (NBD), Heller Financial (HF) and GE Capital.

John enjoys spending his free time with his wife Beth and their three beautiful daughters.

Thomas Harford

SVP - Equipment Management Group
Wells Fargo Equipment Finance

Thomas Hazelhurst

Machinery Management LLC

Elizabeth Jaramillo

Key Equipment Finance

Kimberly Khoury

Certified Equipment Appraiser
Action Machinery Co., Inc.

Eric Livingston

Senior Vice President, Asset Management
Citizens Asset Finance, Inc.

Eric Livingston is Senior Vice President Asset Management for Citizens Asset Finance focusing on the rail and marine industries. Prior to this he was Vice President and Executive Director, Portfolio and Equipment Management at GATX Corporation. Where he directed all asset management activities for GATX's $500 equipment finance portfolio. Prior to joining GATX in 2001, Mr. Livingston served as Vice President of Asset Management at ATEL Capital Group where he supervised all asset management activities for ATEL's $750 Million diversified equipment finance portfolio.
Mr. Livingston began his twenty-five year leasing career at GE Capital Computer Leasing in a variety of positions including Investment Analyst, Trader-IBM Communications Equipment and Product Manager-IBM Enterprise Systems. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance from San Diego State University and is a ASA accredited Senior Appraiser.

Mark Loken

Vice President, Credit
Farm Credit Leasing Services Corporation

Mark Loken is Vice President, Credit for CoBank - Farm Credit Leasing. Mr. Loken is responsible for Credit, Portfolio, and Asset Management functions at Farm Credit Leasing. He has over 20 years of equipment finance experience in various roles, including credit underwriting, sales, asset management and portfolio. Prior to joining Farm Credit Leasing in March 2016, Mr. Loken spent two years at Cisco Capital and fourteen years at TCF Equipment Finance. He received a bachelor's degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.

Patrick Mazzanti

Railroad Appraisal Associates

Pat Mazzanti is president of Railroad Appraisal Associates, the management consulting division of The Occor Company, specializing in the railroad industry, serving operators, suppliers and financial service companies.  Railroad Appraisal Associates is the oldest railroad specific appraisal business in the United States and was founded in 1976. Areas of expertise include railroad and locomotive appraisals, inspections, equipment remanufacture and general management consulting services.  Prior to Railroad Appraisal Associates, Pat spent 18 years with Deutsche Financial Services a unit of Deutsche Bank, with the last 7 as Head of Railroad Finance.
Pat earned a MBA in Business Economics from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Lake Forest, Illinois, as well as a BS in Economics and Finance from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. Pat is currently a member of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers, Equipment Appraisers Association of North America, and is a Certified Senior Appraiser. Pat resides in Spring Grove, Illinois with his wife and 2 children where he is active in the community as an elected village trustee and a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Pat is also a state certified umpire.   

Robert Mercogliano

Managing Director and Head of Asset Management
SunTrust Equipment Finance & Leasing Corp.

Bob Mercogliano, Managing Director and Head of EFG Asset Management Group, ABL Equipment Finance Group
Bob is currently the Head of Asset Management for STRH’s Equipment Finance & Leasing Group (EFG). Bob has 30 years of Asset Management experience with expertise in managing and evaluating transportation, manufacturing, technology and healthcare assets.
Background and Experience Bob has held several positions during his career in Asset Management, Pricing, and Portfolio Management. Prior to joining STRH in 2014, Bob worked as the Global Head of Asset Management for the Project Structured Finance Group of Siemens Financial Services for 18 years. He currently sits on and is a former chairman of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Asset Management Committee.
Bob received a B.S. in International Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
SunTrust Equipment Finance & Leasing Corp. (STEFL)
Is one of the nation’s top ten bank-owned equipment finance companies, with $5Bn in assets.  STEFL finances any type of business equipment, supporting transactions from $250,000, with the ability to originate large deals that are partially held with a portion sold to select investors. We offer a variety of debt and tax leasing structure, customized to help with capital conservation, cash flow management, asset flexibility and the efficient use of tax benefits. We are a full-service secured equipment lender leveraging our equipment management knowledge, and understanding of asset values, market dynamics and asset growth strategies to help our clients acquire, finance and manage their equipment needs. STEFL is headquartered in Atlanta with a nationwide client base.

Thomas Monroe

SVP, Asset Management
ATEL Capital Group

Thomas Monroe

Senior Vice President - ATEL Equipment Services

Thomas P. Monroe, Jr. joined ATEL as a portfolio manager in the asset management department. In 2004, Mr. Monroe was named Senior Vice President of ATEL Equipment Services. In this function, Mr. Monroe manages ATEL's asset management department, which is responsible for residual valuation, due diligence, equipment inspections and negotiating renewal and remarketing for ATEL's portfolio. Prior to joining ATEL, Mr. Monroe was employed by GE Capital for 6 years as a portfolio manager in the computer leasing division. Mr. Monroe holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.

Christopher Nugent

Managing Director
Bluechip Asset Management LLC

Mr. Nugent is Managing Director of Bluechip Asset Management, an appraisal and asset management services company. Mr. Nugent has over 25 years of experience in valuation, leasing, and financial services, focusing on equipment appraisal, residual management, asset remarketing, and portfolio management, including positions with Key Equipment Finance, Babcock & Brown, Comdisco, US Leasing, and other companies. Mr. Nugent has equipment management expertise in IT, healthcare, technology, semiconductor, energy, business equipment, construction equipment, and a variety of other industries, and has managed staff and transactions in the US, Europe, and Asia.

Mr. Nugent is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers. He holds a BA in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Ralph Petta

President and CEO
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

Ralph Petta is the President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the premier trade association representing 550+ member organizations in the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Mr. Petta leads the organization in executing its mission to foster business development, deliver industry information and analysis, provide educational opportunities and advocate for the industry. He is also President of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation, which is dedicated to inspiring thoughtful innovation and contributing to the betterment of the equipment leasing and finance industry.

Mr. Petta, an authority in the business of equipment finance, has been with the association since 1987. Before assuming the role of President and CEO in January 2016, he served as Chief Operating Officer for six years, providing coordination, direction and oversight of ELFA programs and services designed to add value to the association's member organizations. Prior to that, he served as Interim President. From 1987 to 2010 he was Vice President-Research & Industry Services, managing ELFA's information, benchmarking and market research initiatives. Throughout his career at ELFA, Mr. Petta has assumed leadership roles in virtually all functional areas within the organization, including governance, membership marketing, communications, business and professional development, state advocacy and the association's affiliated Foundation.

He is often quoted in industry trade publications and is a frequent speaker about the role of equipment finance in the U.S. economy and trends and developments in the equipment finance sector.

Mr. Petta is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), as well as ASAE's Key Industry Association Committee (KIAC).  He completed the ASAE/University of Maryland College of Business and Management executive development certificate program in association management. He also was selected for and participated in the ASAE Future Leaders Conference. Mr. Petta is a member of the Exchequer Club of Washington, DC.

Before joining ELFA, Mr. Petta worked for nine years in the office of United States Senator Sam Nunn, serving in a variety of professional capacities. He was Senator Nunn's legislative assistant when he left to join the association. Mr. Petta graduated from Syracuse University, earning a B.A. degree in political science.  

Rick Pierman

Managing Director - Asset Management
Woodforest National Bank - WNB Specialty Finance

Jane Rethmeier

Harbor Capital Leasing, Inc.

Ms. Rethmeier has been with Harbor Capital since the company's inception in 2000, as Mishawaka Leasing, and has over 30 years of leasing experience with a focus on asset management, remarketing, tax and lease accounting.  Prior to joining Harbor Mishawaka, Jane was with Capital Associates International, Inc. where she was responsible for establishing residual values and end of lease activities.  

Steven Robbins

Managing Vice President, Director of Asset Management
Signature Financial

Steven M. Robbins is presently the Managing Vice President and Director of Asset Management for Signature Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Signature Bank. Signature Financial was formed in March, 2012, to provide equipment leasing and financing solutions to customers in the United States.  In this role, Mr. Robbins is responsible for all Asset and Portfolio Management activities, including residual approvals, portfolio management and asset dispositions. Prior to joining Signature, Mr. Robbins was the Vice President, Asset Management for Capital One Equipment Leasing and Finance, where he was responsible for its Asset Management activities. Mr. Robbins has also held Senior Asset Management positions at Marshall & Stevens, Inc., Republic Financial Corporation, Mizuho Corporate Bank - (USA), GE Capital - Vendor Financial Services, AT&T Capital, The CIT Group and MetLife Capital Credit Corporation, where he began his career in the leasing industry.  
Mr. Robbins has been directly involved with the Asset Management discipline for over twenty four years, is the past Chairman of the ELFA Equipment Management Conference and Committee and is a Candidate in the American Society of Appraisers. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Cobleskill and was the 2011 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Long Island Chapter "Man of the Year".

Tom Sager

Tech Trade Partners, Inc.

Joseph Santora

Managing Partner

Joe Santora has spent the last 12 years building Irontrax into a reputable partner for financial institutions, equipment managers and construction professionals who seek accurate valuation and sales of machinery and equipment.  His deep relationships in the market, coupled with his true third-party viewpoint, have yielded consistent spot-on valuations for clients.
Irontrax specializes in asset management; consulting, appraisal, and the remarketing of bank-owned construction, transportation, and mining equipment.  Irontrax also consults for lease-end negotiations, workouts, and litigations.  Irontrax has entered into Master Services Agreements with many of the major financial institutions.  
Joe walked in the shoes of his clients, prior to establishing Irontrax.  He was an Asset Manager at First Merit Bank (Akron, Ohio) where he established bank policy for the Equipment & Leasing & Finance Division and instituted the use of an approved appraiser list.  In addition, he has held roles with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest auctioneer of unused and used heavy equipment and trucks, and Insight Auctioneers (Sebring, Florida).  
Well-known throughout the industry, Joe has been published in several financial and construction trade publications and has served on numerous committees for the Ohio Contractors Association. He currently is a member of the American Society of Appraiser’s International MTS (Machinery & Technical Specialties Discipline) Committee, which establishes appraisal policies, standards and education on an international level.  Joe is also the Founder/Chairman of American Society of Appraisers Annual Equipment Valuation Conference.
Joe recently presented at the American Society of Appraisers 2014 International Appraisers Conference and Annual Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA)’s Equipment Management Conferences in both 2012 and 2014.
He earned his Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation from the American Society of Appraisers in 2007 and has completed the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), along with numerous continuing education courses.  Joe is a graduate of The University of Akron (Marketing, 1995), and is also a Phi Sigma Kappa alumnus.
Always an advocate for his community, Joe has volunteered for organizations including the Catholic Diocese, Providence House, St. Augustine’s Food Bank, Camp Cheerful, and is currently active with Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.  Joe lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife and two children.

Kevin Sensenbrenner

• SVP/Senior Managing Director, Head of Asset Management
Stonebriar Commercial Finance

Kevin Sensenbrenner is SVP and Senior Managing Director of Asset Management, with direct management responsibility for all asset valuation, lease portfolio management, and remarketing activities.

Kevin began his career in 1998 as a commercial and industrial machinery and equipment (M&E) and real estate appraiser with AccuVal Associates. He was responsible for Co-Managing AccuVal's M&E appraisal practice. At AccuVal, Kevin gained extensive experience appraising domestic and international large industrial/manufacturing facilities, such as: steel and paper mills, metal fabrication and automotive assembly plants, chemical/petroleum processing plants, carpet manufacturers, food processing facilities, printing operations, and energy related assets.

Sensenbrenner began his Asset Management career at AIG Commercial Equipment Finance (AIG CAF) in 2006 as Vice President and Senior Asset Manager. His responsibilities increased successively and ultimately included all asset management functions for AIG Investments and AIG CAF portfolios. At AIG, Kevin valued and managed a diverse portfolio, with assets in manufacturing, transportation, oil and gas, mining, construction, marine, rail, and technology industries, as well as real estate assets.

Prior to joining SCF in 2015, Mr. Sensenbrenner led an equipment management valuation team overseeing Wells Fargo Equipment Finances $29.5 billion portfolio, with responsibility for commercial bank, corporate bank, capital markets, marine, energy, and rail business verticals.

Kevin is a Senior ASA appraiser and has served as an ELFA Equipment Management Committee member since 2007.

Jud Snyder

BMO Harris Equipment Finance Company

William Tefft

SVP Asset Management
CapitalSource, Inc.

Will Tefft is Senior Vice President, Equipment Management for CapitalSource's Corporate Asset Finance group.

Frederick Wetzel

Vice President, Asset Management
BciCapital, Inc. (BciC)

Wade Whitenburg

Strategic Accounts: Finance & Insolvency Management
Ritchie Bros.


Hotel Information
A block of rooms is being held for attendees of the 2019 Equipment Management Conference and Exhibition at the Omni La Costa Resort, 2100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad, CA 92009 at a discounted rate of $269 +tax. Check in time is 3:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 Noon. Please call Reservations at 1 (800) THE-OMNI or use the link below before Friday, February 1, 2019 to ensure the group rate. Reservations made after February 1, 2019 are based on availability and may be at a higher rate.  

The Omni La Costa Resort & Spa provides a refreshing retreat any time of year. Located just north of San Diego in Carlsbad, the resort is within easy reach of beaches and popular tourist attractions.  Escape your everyday routine and indulge in a renewing massage at The Spa at La Costa or make a splash with your kids on family-friendly waterslides and splash pads. They also offer an adult-only pool with panoramic views of two championship golf courses so you can enjoy a little private time while “at work”. Turn your stay into a sport outing by practicing your backhand or challenging friends on one of our 17 tennis courts. Or visit The Chopra Center. Founded by world-renowned holistic physicians Deepak Chopra, M.D., and David Simon, M.D., the Chopra Center for Wellbeing has served as a beautiful, nurturing place where people come to heal their physical body, empower themselves, find emotional freedom, and experience spiritual awakening for over 20 years.


Getting There
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad is located 30 miles from San Diego International Airport (SAN).


Parking is available at the hotel. Self-parking is $24 per night and overnight valet parking is $34 per night.


Things To Do:
It makes sense that the resort that has it all is located near the city that has a little bit of everything. Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is just a short ride to San Diego, home to popular attractions, major sports teams, world-class restaurants, and endless shopping. Whether looking for family-friendly fun or searching for a quiet spot to enjoy a romantic dinner together, guests staying at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa are just minutes away.

Omni La Costa Resort
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92009

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If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

How the Golf Pairings Work

  • All pairings will be done online by the registered golfers.
  • Anyone may use the scheduler as long as they're registered for golf and have an ELFA username/password.
    Please Note: if you're doing a golf pairing for a colleague, you must be logged in under your colleague's username/password.

    • If you've forgotten your password, please use the Forgot Password? to have it reset.
    • If you don't have one, please use the Create Account feature.
      Please Note: If you do not have an ELFA username/password, you will need to do this BEFORE you register.
  • Add Yourself to a Foursome: Click on "Sign Up" to the far right of a Group's name.
    • You must be a member of a Foursome to add other players to the group. Sign up for a Foursome first, then you can Assign others.
  • Add Other Players: Click on "Assign Player" to the right of your name, choose a player from the drop-down list in the pop-up and then click the "Add This Player" button to add that person to your group.
    • Please Note: If you have a pop-up blocker enabled, you'll need to allow pop-ups from the ELFA site.
  • Remove Yourself From a Group: Go to your Foursome and click on your name. A message will ask if you're sure you want to be removed from the Group. Click OK and your name will be removed.
    • You can not remove other players from a Group, so be careful when you add a player.
  • Contact Other Players: Click the email icon Email Icon next to a player's name to email that player.
  • Golfers who do not assign themselves to a Foursome will be assigned to one at random.