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Independent Best Practices Roundtable

April 09, 2019

Swissôtel Chicago
Chicago, IL




The Independent Best Practices Roundtable is a small, highly-interactive half-day program designed to bring senior executives together for information sharing and critical thinking about the issues facing you each day as leaders of your organization. The roundtable will also provide unparalleled networking opportunity.

The roundtable will be held from noon-4:30pm on Tuesday, April 9th, immediately preceding the National Funding Conference. It will begin with a joint luncheon with the attendees of the Bank and Captive and Vendor Finance Roundtables.

Who Should Attend?
The roundtable is open to senior executives of ELFA member independent leasing companies.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
ELFA Members: Get a $200 discount when you register for both National Funding Conference and a roundtable. To register for the bundle, contact Janet Fianko at
jfianko@elfaonline.org.  

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
ELFA Member $400.00
Funding and Independent RT Pkg $400.00

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Agenda
 
11:00am-Noon Check-in
 
Noon-1:30pm General Session and luncheon
The general session and luncheon will be held jointly with the attendees of the Bank, Captive and Vendor Finance and Independent Roundtables.
 
1:30pm-1:45pm Break
 
1:45pm-4:30pm Independent Best Practices Roundtable
View brochure for detailed agenda.  

Available Functions

  Women in Leasing Reception

Speakers

Brian Eschmann

President
Trans Lease, Inc.


Brian joined Trans Lease as President in March 2010 bringing more than 15 years of experience in financial services focused primarily on the transportation industry. Prior to joining Trans Lease, Brian was Vice President, Global Sales for PowerTrack, a division of U.S. Bancorp delivering an automated business-to-business payment solution that processed more than $20B in freight payments annually. Prior to U.S. Bancorp, Brian held numerous management positions within the financial services arm of Schneider National, including building a $100MM commercial lease portfolio of transportation equipment and managing three branch offices for Schneider Finance, a wholly-owned equipment leasing and finance company. Brian holds a BBA from St. Norbert College and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Don Hansen

Chief Executive Officer
Regents Capital Corporation



David Lafferty

Vice President
Marlin Capital Solutions



Deborah Reuben, CLFP

President
Reuben Creative, LLC


Deborah Reuben, CLFP is President of Reuben Creative, LLC a consulting firm specializing in strategic process and technology consulting for lending and leasing.  An equipment finance industry veteran, she has a broad professional background in both financial services (Wells Fargo and TCF) and the software industry (HCL and Linedata Capitalstream).  
 
Author of multiple articles, she is a contributor to studies and publications and authored The Certified Lease & Finance Professionals' Handbook Sixth Edition. A frequent speaker at industry events, she served as chair of the ELFA Operations and Technology committee, is a founding member of the ELFA Women's Council.
 
Known for connecting the dots in unconventional ways, her unique industry experience, creative facilitation approach, and a keen eye for future trends enables her to bring forward-thinking insights and original ideas to developing roadmaps for the future. A trusted advisor for leaders who want to leverage cutting-edge technology to achieve their business goals, she helps teams to see the bigger picture, understand technology possibilities, stretch the imagination of what could be, and chart a course for transformative change.

Ricardo Rios, CFA

COO
Commercial Equipment Finance, Inc.



Mark Tomaselli

President
Innovation Finance USA LLC


As Chief Information Officer at First American, Mark Tomaselli has responsibility for all aspects of the company's infrastructure, application development, security, and IT service delivery.
 
Prior to joining First American, Mark held several senior management positions with Fortune 500 companies, including Sun Microsystems and Citizens Communications. With over 17 years of technical and IT management experience, Mark offers a unique blend of creativity and established process to deliver reliable and meaningful technology to both internal and external customers.  Mark holds a Bachelors of Science in Information Technology and is an active member of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.
 
 

Sponsors

Hotel Reservations for Sleeping Rooms
On-line Reservations!  
For your convenience two hotel room blocks have been arranged for ELFA Best Practices Roundtable
 
Swissôtel Chicago A block of rooms has been reserved for this conference at the Swissôtel 323 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601. A special group rate of $299 single/double (Standard Room) is available for attendees. You can make your hotel reservations on line. Follow these simple instruc­tions:
 
Enter: Arrival and Departure Dates
Click on: Check Availability and rates
Once the reservation is complete, you will receive an instant confirmation number via e-mail (as long as your e-mail address has been entered).
 
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago The Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago is located at 221 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, and is directly in front of the Swissôtel. A special group rate of $289 single/double (Standard Room) is available for attendees. To make hotel reservations at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago please call +1 312 565-5258 or go here: ELFA 2019 National Funding Con-Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago Available dates at the ELFA rate are between April 5th and April 13th. Promotional Code: ELFA19
 

Swissôtel Chicago
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601-9722

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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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