Equipment Leasing and Finance Association - Equiping Business for Success

Executive Roundtable

March 11, 2018 - March 13, 2018

The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove
Miami, FL


Bringing CEOs and Presidents of leasing and finance companies together to discuss the issues of the day, to strategize about the future and to create lasting business relationships.

Three Featured Keynote Speakers:

  • Seth Mattison
    Expert On Workforce Trends And Generational Dynamics
    Founder And Chief Movement Officer Of Futuresight Labs
  • Vivek Wadhwa
    Futurist, Author, Emerging Technologies Expert
    Carnegie Mellon University Distinguished Fellow and Professor
  • Robert F. Wescott, Ph.D.
    President
    Keybridge Research LLC

Who Should Attend: Please Review Carefully

Attendance is limited to the senior executive leadership from ELFA member companies. Executives must hold the position of president, CEO, managing director, COO; or be part of the senior leadership team and/or manage a substantial division within the company. Service Provider Member Companies may send one senior executive from their company to this Roundtable. ELFA Regular Member Companies may send up to three representatives from their companies.

Become a Sponsor

ELFA meetings provide excellent exposure for your company's products and services. For more information on becoming a sponsor, please contact Steve Wafalosky at stevew@larichadv.com or 440-247-1060.

  • Mobile App $12,000
  • Electronic Materials
  • Attendee Handouts $10,000
  • Conference Bag $15,000
  • Hotel Room Keys $15,000
  • Lanyard with Company Logo $15,000 SOLD!
  • Sunday Reception and Dinner $15,000 SOLD!
  • Monday Reception $10,000 SOLD!
  • Pens with company logo $7,000
  • Coffee sleeves with company logo $7,000 SOLD!
  • Monday Luncheon $10,000
  • Monday Breakfast $10,000
  • Tuesday, Breakfast $10,000
  • Golf Tournament $15,000 SOLD!
    • Three Individual Holes
    • Logo Golf Balls per Individual
    • Logo Scorecard

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
1st Person Attendee from Member Company $1825.00
Additional Attendee from Member Company $1550.00

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Available Functions

  Sunday Golf Outing
$175.00

Speakers

David Burton

Partner
Mayer Brown LLP


David K. Burton is a partner in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Tax Transactions & Consulting practice. He advises clients on a wide range of US tax matters, with a particular emphasis on project finance and energy transactions. In addition, he also advises clients on tax matters regarding the formation and structuring of domestic and offshore investment funds. David has extensive experience structuring tax-efficient transactions, such as sale-leasebacks, flip partnerships, pass-through leases and other structures, for the acquisition and financing of renewable energy assets.
Earlier in his career, David was the managing director and senior tax counsel at GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS), one of the world's leading investors in energy projects. Before joining GE EFS, David was a tax lawyer at GE Capital and primarily focused on aircraft and equipment leasing and financing and asset acquisitions.
 
David received the "Distinguished Legal Writing Award (Law Firm)" as part of the 2016 Burton Awards. He also is a co-editor of Tax Equity Times, which addresses issues at the intersection of renewable energy and tax policy in the United States. In addition, he co-authored Chapter 16 in PLI’s Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing.  David is also ranked in Band 3 by Chambers USA 2017 in the area of Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy.
 
David has been a member of the tax committee of the Equipment Leasing and Financing Association for over 15 years as well as spoken on tax reform for ELFA in a January 2018 webinar- "Expensing Provisions," ELFA Tax Bill Webinar. He recently co-authored an article on tax reform that was published in ELFA’s QuickBrief, - "The Impact of Tax Reform: What Equipment Leasing Companies Need to Know“.
 
David received his BA magna cum laude from Ithaca College in 1993 and his JD cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1996, where he was on the staff of The Tax Lawyer.
 

Carolina Cardoso

Senior Manager, Global Inclusion and Diversity CoE
Accenture


Carolina Cardoso brings 20+ years of experience developing executives, delivering innovative world-class training programs and driving results towards equality.  Ms. Cardoso works with multiple organizations to raise awareness and understanding of the importance of inclusion and diversity as business differentiator.
 
At Accenture, Ms. Cardoso directed and implemented several global training programs to advance gender equality, development of high performing women and ethnic diversity as well as understanding unconscious bias. Her deep expertise inclusion and diversity initiatives make her a trusted advisor to Accenture leadership and its clients. In the past few years, she has worked with organizations across Europe, South Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the US.
 
Ms. Cardoso joined Accenture in 1997. She began her career in management consulting and joined the US Diversity Program in 2000 as the North America Inclusion and Diversity Training Lead. In 2003 Carolina transitioned into a global role on the Human Capital and Diversity team as the Global Women’s Lead and Global Inclusion and Diversity Learning and Development Lead.
 
Previous speaking engagements include Brandon Hall’s Women in Leadership Conference, International Women’s Day and Fem City. Ms. Cardoso volunteers at the Miami Rescue Mission and is a Youth Program lead at her church. She is also the Vice President of the alumni board for Our Lady of Lourdes Academy.  
 
Born in Chile, Carolina has a passion and appreciation for cultural diversity. Together, she and her husband Michael are raising seven passionate children ages 11 to 24 and live in Miami, Florida.   

Anthony Cracchiolo

President & CEO
U.S. Bank Equipment Finance


Anthony Cracchiolo is a 35-year veteran of the financial industry. Mr. Cracchiolo joined U.S. Bank Equipment Finance in March 2007. He leads and oversees all operations of U.S. Bank Equipment Finance, which is composed of nine business units, delivering products and services through both direct and vendor channels. The direct businesses include: capital equipment, small business, technology finance, government leasing and finance. The vendor channel businesses include office equipment vendor services; healthcare vendor services; manufacturing vendor services; and technology vendor services as well as the division's syndications group.

Previous to joining U.S. Bank, he held the position of Managing Director of CitiCapital Vendor Finance for Business Technology. Mr. Cracchiolo holds a bachelor's degree in management science, computer science and mathematics from City University of New York and a master's degree in computer science from New York Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of the University of Michigan Executive Program and has served on the board of directors of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association since 2010 and the development committee of New York City's YMCA since 2012.

Andy Fishburn

VP, Federal Government Relations
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association


Andy Fishburn is the Vice President of Federal Government Relations for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the premier trade association representing 575+ member organizations in the $1 trillion equipment finance sector.

Mr. Fishburn joined ELFA in September 2012. He directs and operates all aspects of the association’s federal relations strategy and the engagement of members in political programs.

Fishburn has focused on legislative, financial and tax policy matters throughout his distinguished career within the Department of Treasury and the U.S. Congress. He served in legislative affairs positions and as senior advisor to four Secretaries of the Treasury, including as a Deputy Assistant Secretary under Secretaries John Snow and Henry Paulson. During 2010 and 2011, he served on the staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and worked for Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) on tax policies such as bank taxation, tax administration, oversight of the IRS, tax extenders and small business tax issues. Most recently, he was the Director of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Mint, acting as the Bureau’s lead legislative strategist and congressional liaison.

He has a B.S. in environmental studies from the University of Michigan and a Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University.

Lori Frasier

SVP, Strategy and Performance Management
Key Equipment Finance


Frasier is senior vice president of strategy and performance management at Key Equipment Finance. Her responsibilities include strategic planning, market research, client insights, sales performance and analysis, portfolio management, project management, and employee development initiatives. She joined Key Equipment Finance in 2003 in global human resources management.  She served as senior vice president of human resources and administration before being promoted to senior vice president of strategic services in 2009.  Prior to joining Key she held various positions at First Data/Western Union.
 
Throughout her career, Frasier has been actively involved in a volunteer capacity with ELFA, as the chair of the organization's Financial Institutions Business Council Steering Committee, chair of the organization's Human Resources task force, and member of the Compensation and Diversity Steering Committee.  She is presently a member of the ELFA Board of Directors.
 
   

Paul Freudenthaler

EVP/CFO
Ascentium Capital LLC


Paul is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ascentium Capital, with responsibilities covering corporate finance, accounting, and human resources.  Paul has over 25 years of experience and has been CFO or CRO for several leading companies in the sector, including Macquarie’s operations in Mexico, Old Mutual in Latin America, and Irwin Financial and Irwin Union Bank in the United States.  Paul’s experience includes successful public offerings including Macquarie’s first infrastructure fund in Mexico and America Online Latin America in the US and a number of acquisitions totaling over $1billion.  Paul was born in Canada and grew up in Mexico City, before spending the following 30 years splitting his time among Mexico, United States and Canada.  His academic background includes an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of Business, a CPA License from Texas State Board of Public Accounting, and a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Economics from the University of Calgary, Canada.


Kim Manigault

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Key Equipment Finance


Kim Manigault, CPA,  has recently been named Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for KeyBank.  In this role she is responsible for setting  strategies and procedures to ensure Key maintains a diverse and inclusive workforce, workplace and marketplace.
 
Prior to this role Kim was the CFO for the Technology, Operations and Procurement groups. She is a member of Key’s Executive Council and the Technology Investment Committee.  In that role, Kim partnered with Key’s CIO, and managed a team that provided strategic support and financial guidance for the division CIOs for all of KeyBank’s businesses.  Her team was also responsible for supporting the various operations groups and enterprise security functions.  Prior to joining Key, Kim held several critical leadership roles during her tenure with Bank of America.  With over 20 years in accounting, finance and capital markets, Kim has extensive experience in global banking, strategic planning and has proven expertise in process re-engineering and project management.  Kim is an active member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Cleveland YMCA, is the Board Treasurer and is the Chairperson of the Finance Committee.  She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland.  Kim has a BS from Rutgers University, is a CPA and is Six Sigma certified.  Kim was recently recognized as CFO of the Year by  the National Association of Black Accountants.

Seth Mattison

Chief Movement Officer
FutureSight Labs


Seth Mattison is an internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. As Founder and Chief Movement Officer of FutureSight Labs, Seth advises many of the world’s leading brand and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work.
 
Named to the Editors’ Picks for Favorite Speakers for 2013 by MeetingsNet, Seth’s presentations bring an entirely unexpected perspective on the future of work, talent, innovation, and the power of relationships. With his finger on the pulse of today’s changing workforce, Seth blends storytelling from his own personal experience working with category leading brands while leveraging cutting edge research to develop fresh perspectives on the key strategic issues most relevant for today’s leaders.
 
Over the past five years Seth has shared his insight with thousands of business leaders around the world and has received accolades from many of the world’s best brands including: MasterCard, Johnson and Johnson, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, AT&T, PepsiCo, GE Energy, Prudential Real Estate, Cisco, State Farm, Merrill Lynch, Dow, Disney, and Deloitte.

Amy Nelson

President, Global Healthcare & Clean Technology
DLL


Mrs. Nelson is the President for Global Business Unit Healthcare and Clean Technology of DLL. Prior to this role, Mrs. Nelson served as the Chief Financial Officer for DLL's Global Vendor Finance Division. DLL is a fully owned subsidiary of Rabobank Group, specializing in asset-based finance programs for equipment manufacturers, dealers and distributors all over the world. DLL operates in over 35 countries and has assets in excess of €34B.
 
Prior to DLL, Mrs. Nelson worked at Bank of America Leasing (formerly Fleet Capital Leasing) in various roles of increasing responsibility within Finance. Her most recent focus was on the acquisition and consolidation efforts of several acquisitions made between 1998 and 2001 when she left to join DLL.
 
Mrs. Nelson is currently on the ELFA Board of Directors and served previously as a member of the ELFA Financial Accounting Committee.
 
Mrs. Nelson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University. She serves on the Board of Directors for Philips Medical Capital, a LLC owned jointly by DLL and Philips Medical Systems North America.

Deborah Reuben, CLFP

President
Reuben Creative, LLC


Deborah Reuben, CLFP is President of Reuben Creative, LLC a strategic technology and process consultancy to the commercial equipment leasing and finance industry founded in 2013. Her 23 years’ experience innovating in this industry includes past positions with Wells Fargo, TCF, Linedata/HCL. She holds a Certified Lease & Finance Professional designation and is the author of the sixth edition of The Certified Lease and Finance Professionals' Handbook. Delivering forward-thinking insights and fresh ideas, she is a frequent speaker and workshop facilitator at industry events and contributes to multiple industry studies and publications. She is immediate past chair of the ELFA Operations & Technology committee and chaired the Operations & Technology Excellence Award subcommittee. She is currently a member of the ELFA Women's Council and was instrumental in the planning of the inaugural women's leadership forum.

David Schaefer, CLFP

CEO
Mintaka Financial, LLC


Mr. Schaefer is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mintaka Financial, LLC which was established in 2004 as an investment vehicle to fund small ticket, commercial equipment loans and leases. Dave has over thirty years of experience in the commercial equipment finance industry, including senior management responsibility for treasury, operations, information technology, accounting and portfolio management. David's leadership position with Mintaka includes strategic development, capital formation, and developing a network of affiliate partners whom originate transactions. David is also the founder and CEO of Orion First Financial, LLC (Seattle, WA) a loan and lease servicing company which provides underwriting, contract servicing and collection services to banks and independent financial institutions. Prior to establishing Orion he was president, CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Financial Pacific Company. Dave also founded Checkmate Certified Collections In 1975, a consumer and commercial collection agency.
 
Dave is presently active with the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and currently serves on the ELFA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He is currently the chairman of LeasePAC, the industry's only federal political action committee. Prior to this, he served on the Board of Directors of the United Association of Equipment Lessors, now the National Equipment Finance Association. He chaired the Small Ticket Business Council of the ELFA in 1999 and 2000. He obtained his CLP certification in 1996 making him one of the industry's earliest Certified Leasing Professionals.
 
Dave lives in Gig Harbor, WA and Scottsdale, AZ with his wife and four children. They enjoy camping, traveling, hiking and kayaking.

Joseph Sebik

Director of Tax
Siemens Financial Services, Inc.


Joe Sebik is a Director of Tax Reporting in Siemens Corporation, covering Siemens Financial Services, Siemens’ US captive financing subsidiary.  Joe supports the tax aspects of Siemens Financial Services’ leasing and structured financing transactions, including alternative energy financings.
 
Joe has over 30-years of experience in the leasing industry including experience in accounting, financial reporting, transaction structuring and taxation. He has been a member of the ELFA’s Accounting Committee for over 20-years where he has actively assisted the Accounting Committee in many ways, including regularly presenting at the ELFA Accounting Conferences and writing numerous articles for the Equipment Leasing Today magazine. Joe is also the Chairman of the Federal Tax Committee of the ELFA and has introduced two recurring tax-oriented training sessions into the Accounting Conference.   
 
Joe has written six reference portfolios on lease accounting and lessor economics for Bloomberg/BNA, as well as co-authoring 2 portfolios on accounting for Variable Interest Entities and assisting on other accounting-related portfolios. Joe has regularly written about the leasing industry and has previously provided comment letters to the FASB on lease-related topics.
 
Prior to joining Siemens Corporation, Joe worked for Citicorp Global Equipment Finance, JPMorgan’s Tax Oriented Investments group, Chase Equipment Leasing, IBM Credit Corporation and Price Waterhouse.
 
Joe holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Queens College of the City University of NY and is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York State.       

William Verhelle

CEO
Innovation Finance USA LLC


Bill is the Founder of of Innovation Finance, Harvard Partners and First American Equipment Finance.  

Before starting Harvard Partners LLC in mid-2015, Bill served as the cofounder and CEO of First American Commercial Bancorp, Inc. d/b/a First American Equipment Finance (from its launch in 1996 until 2015).While a student at the Cornell Law School in 1996, Bill Verhelle founded First American with his long-time friend and business partner, Guy Klingler. Bill sold the business to City National Bank in 2012, continuing to serve as CEO of the independently managed company until 2015.

First American, headquartered in Fairport, NY, with well over $1B in assets, finances capital equipment for many of the largest hospitals, colleges, universities, enterprise businesses and non-profit organizations in the United States.
During Verhelle's nearly 20-years as First American CEO:
  • - the Company was recognized 8 times by INC Magazine on the prestigious INC 500 listing as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. (First American ranked as high as #3 on the 2001 Inc. 500 list).
  • - the Company was recognized 10 times between 2001 and 2011 on KPMG and the Rochester Business Alliance list of the Top 100 privately held companies headquartered in Rochester, NY.
  • - The Best Companies Group chose the Company as the #1 best place to work in New York State (less than 250 employees) in 2012; and First American has been recognized as one of the top five Best Companies in New York State every year thereafter.
  • - In April of 2015, the Company was recognized as one of Fortune Magazine's 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services, As part of this Fortune Magazine recognition, First American was also profiled in Great Rated.
  • - In April of 2015, the Company was recognized as one of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials.
Before founding First American, Bill was Vice President and Western Division Manager of the Tokai Bank of Japan's middle-market leasing company (now De Lage Landen Financial Services in Wayne PA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dutch, Rabobank).
Bill has a Bachelor of General Studies Degree (BA) from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Anderson School at UCLA and a Doctor of Laws (JD) from Cornell Law School. Bill is a member of the New York Bar Association.

During 2008 Bill served as the Chairman of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) in Washington, D.C.  During 2016 and 2017 Bill served as the Chairman of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation.  Bill currently serves as the Immediate Past Chairman of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation.
 
Bill and his wife Cyndee and their four children live in Naples, Florida. 
 

Vivek Wadhwa

Futurist, Author, Emerging Technologies Expert
Carnegie Mellon University


Called “Silicon Valley’s most provocative voice” for his ideas on technology trends, globalization, U.S. competitiveness, and the future, Vivek Wadhwa’s work puts him at the heart of innovation. From tech entrepreneur and business owner to accomplished academic and widely published author, he served as a Stanford University research fellow and the Director of Research at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, where he taught courses on the impact of technology. Vivek Wadhwa now serves as a Distinguished Fellow and professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s engineering school in the heart of Silicon Valley. Formerly, he led research at Singularity University, an institution that educates a select group of leaders about the exponentially growing technologies that are soon going to change our world. He has also been a senior research associate at Harvard Law School, a visiting scholar at UC-Berkeley, and a distinguished visiting scholar at Emory University. His 2017 book The Driver in the Driverless Car looks at the impact of automation and AI on business, and was recognized by Financial Times as one of the “Best Business Books of 2017” and listed as a contender for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize.
 
Known for pioneering change and innovation, Vivek Wadhwa’s speeches offer a look into how exponentially advancing technologies including robotics, AI, computing, synthetic biology, 3D printing, and nanomaterials will change our world, disrupt entire industries, and create new ones. As it is increasingly possible for small teams to complete work once reserved for governments and large corporations, Wadhwa also focuses on the keys to the U.S. remaining competitive and solving grand challenges in the face of the rapid transformation shaping business in India, China, and Latin America.
 
An advisor to governments and successful entrepreneurs alike, Vivek Wadhwa previously founded two influential software companies, prompting Forbes to name him a “Leader of Tomorrow” and Fortune to declare his start-up Relativity one of the “25 coolest companies in the world.” In addition to his media accolades, the US government awarded Wadhwa distinguished recognition as an “Outstanding American by Choice,” and he was named by Foreign Policy Magazine as a “Top 100 Global Thinker.” In 2013, TIME magazine listed him as one of the “40 Most Influential Minds in Tech.”
 
Vivek Wadhwa is also the author of The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent, which the Economist named as a “Book of the Year” in 2012, and Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology. He is a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post and a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, and VentureBeat. He has been featured in the Economist, Forbes, the New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and Science Magazine, among others, and has appeared on U.S. and international TV stations, including CBS, PBS, CNN, ABC, NBC, CNBC, and BBC. In 2016, he accepted an honorary professorship at University Ricardo Palma of Lima in Peru, placing him closer to the booming entrepreneur community in Latin America.
 

Robert Wescott

President
Keybridge Research, LLC


Robert F. Wescott is Founder and President of Keybridge Research LLC, an economic consulting firm in Washington, DC, that has served major financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and leading business associations since 2001. Dr. Wescott concentrates on global macroeconomics, financial risks, and public policy research. He provides global asset allocation advice to high-profile international financial firms and is a frequent speaker to business and financial audiences around the world. Dr. Wescott also testifies as an expert before U.S. Congressional committees on economic, financial, and energy policy matters.

From 1999 until 2001, Wescott served as Special Assistant to the U.S. President for Economic Policy at the White House. As senior economic adviser to President Clinton, he helped to develop Administration policies toward G-7 countries, Russia, China, India, other key emerging-market economies, and the international financial system. During 1993-94, Wescott was Chief Economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, where he developed the Administration’s U.S. macroeconomic forecasts and performed policy analysis. He helped write and edit the Economic Report of the President. From 1994 to 1999, Wescott was Deputy Division Chief at the International Monetary Fund. In the IMF’s Research Department he helped produce the World Economic Outlook, the Fund’s semi-annual review of world economic prospects, key risks, and policy challenges. In the European Department he was responsible for Eastern European countries in transition. He participated in IMF missions to Japan, China, Poland, and a number of countries in Western Europe.

Between 1982 and 1993 Wescott was Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at WEFA Group (now IHS Global Insight), the economic forecasting and consulting firm, where he oversaw all forecasting, economic modeling, consulting, and research activities for the U.S. Group. Before that he managed the firm’s Global Economic Outlook Committee and coordinated the firm’s international forecasting from centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. For nearly 10 years he wrote WEFA’s flagship monthly U.S. economic newsletter and he also co-authored its quarterly international economic newsletter. During these years he served as the firm’s primary public spokesman with clients and the media. In 1989-90, Wescott lived in Japan, where he helped the University of Pennsylvania establish the International Center for the Study of East Asia Development (ICSEAD) in Kitakyushu. ICSEAD does quantitative economic modeling and research on East Asian economies.

Dr. Wescott has published research papers in the areas of macroeconomics, fiscal policy, global saving patterns and interest rates, inflation targeting, the credit crunch in Japan, energy policy, and economic development, especially issues related to globalization. Wescott holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, 1983.


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Hotel Information
The hotel cutoff date has passed and the ELFA discounted block is no longer available.   
       
Nearby Hotels:      
 
THE MAYFAIR AT COCONUT GROVE
3000 Florida Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: 1.305.441.0000
     
     
     
 
THE MUTINY HOTEL
2951 South Bayshore Drive
Miami, Florida 33133
Phone: 305.441.2100 or 888.868.8469
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SONESTA COCONUT GROVE MIAMI
2889 McFarlane Road
Miami, FL 33133
Phone: 1.305.529.2828
   
     
 
Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove
A block of rooms is being held for attendees of the 2018 Executive Roundtable at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 Southwest Twenty-seventh Avenue, Miami, FL 33133, (305) 644-4680. A special conference rate of $275 plus tax, for best available room upon arrival, is offered to attendees. This fee includes in-room high-speed internet, access to the fitness center, and a daily newspaper by the elevators. Check in time is 4:00 pm, and check-out time is 11:00 am.
 
You may make hotel reservations one of two ways:
1. Call Reservations at (8443) 589-2184, provide your arrival and departure dates and mention the group name “ELFA Room Block- Executive Roundtable” in order to get the ELFA group rates.
 
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Make Hotel Reservations by Friday, February 9, 2018!
Reservations after this date are based on availability and may be at a higher rate.
 
Getting There
The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove is easily accessed from the Miami International Airport (MIA). Taxis are approximately $40 each way Miami International Airport. If you require transportation assistance, or if you have other personal requests, please call concierge at (305) 644-4680. An additional fee applies for transportation to and from the hotel.
 
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Valet parking available. For valet parking there is a $38 overnight service fee; there is a $20-day fee.        

The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove
3300 Southwest 27th Ave
Miami, FL 33133

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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.
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    • If you've forgotten your password, please use the Forgot Password? to have it reset.
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    • Please Note: If you have a pop-up blocker enabled, you'll need to allow pop-ups from the ELFA site.
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