Washington, D.C. — Equipment finance professionals interested in fostering a more inclusive workplace are encouraged to attend a new webinar hosted by the ELFA Equity Committee. “Building Inclusive Workplaces: You’ve successfully recruited a diverse workforce, now what?” on Aug. 30 at 1pm EDT will equip attendees with the knowledge and tools necessary to champion diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives and drive positive change within their organizations.
Through expert insights and practical examples, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of DEI, the challenges that may arise, and effective strategies for implementing and sustaining inclusive practices in the workplace. Speakers will include:
- Scott Thacker, CLFP, CPA, Chief Executive Officer, Ivory Consulting Corporation and Chair, ELFA Equity Committee
- Christopher Johnson, SVP & President, Pitney Bowes Global Financial Services
- Eboni Preston-Laurent, Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, ELFA
- Moto Tohda, Vice President / Information Systems, Tokyo Century (USA) Inc.
- Amy Weum, Regional Vice President, Farm Credit Leasing
This event is open to all. To register, please visit https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7726622684021877333
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The webinar will be a precursor to the 2023 ELFA Equity Forum, scheduled for Sept. 13-14 in New Orleans, which will feature transformative educational sessions that celebrate diversity and embrace the power of inclusion for the benefit of all.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is the trade association that represents companies in the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, which includes financial services companies and manufacturers engaged in financing capital goods. ELFA members are the driving force behind the growth in the commercial equipment finance market and contribute to capital formation in the U.S. and abroad. Its 580 members include independent and captive leasing and finance companies, banks, financial services corporations, broker/packagers and investment banks, as well as manufacturers and service providers. ELFA has been equipping business for success for more than 60 years. For more information, please visit www.elfaonline.org.