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Fleet Advantage Announces Eight New Designations from the Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation

Posted 03/02/2020
Fleet Advantage is committed to providing differentiating value to customers through continuously maintaining the highest level of seasoned executives in the marketplace.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (March 2, 2020) – Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management today announced that eight new designations were awarded to Fleet Advantage personnel through passing of the Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) exam.

The Credit Lease & Finance Professional exam is given by the Certified Lease & Finance Professional Foundation and is considered the preeminent credential for equipment leasing and financing professionals. Those who hold a certification must demonstrate competency through testing of knowledge, continuing education and commitment to their business practices in the industry.

Latest Fleet Advantage accreditations are:
  • Brian Holland, CLFP- CPA, CTP, CGMA, President and Chief Financial Officer
  • John Rickette, CLFP- CTP, Vice President of Portfolio & Manager of Transaction Management Team
  • Ezel “CJ” Baltali, CLFP - CTP, Purchasing Manager
  • Sandra Hora, CLFP- Funding Specialist
  • Stephen Royer, CLFP- Staff Accountant
  • Matt de Aguiar, CLFP Associate - CPA, Director, Corporate Development & Strategy
  • James Wharton, CLFP Associate - Vice President of Finance
  • Jackie Jacobs, CLFP Associate - Transaction Analyst
“The CLFP sets finance and leasing professionals apart as true experts in their field,” said John Flynn, CEO at Fleet Advantage. “Expertise in consultancy, technology and lease finance are pillars of the Fleet Advantage mission. It’s in our best interest to provide our clients with a wealth of knowledge and unmatched proficiency in the finance space.”

The comprehensive exam covers the History and Purpose of Leasing, Financial and Tax Accounting, Pricing, Credit and Documentation, Leasing Law, Sales and Marketing, Operations and Customer Service, Collections, Funding and Portfolio Management.

About Fleet Advantage

Fleet Advantage serves America’s top truck fleets and guarantees the absolute lowest cost of operation by providing truck and trailer leasing and matching proprietary data driven IT processes with fleet analytics using the latest eco-efficient clean diesel technology to achieve optimum vehicle productivity, while reducing operating costs. Fleet Advantage is ranked as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the state of Florida and the fastest growing independent truck lessor in the U.S. In 2018, Fleet Advantage was ranked the 9th Top Private Independent from Monitor Daily; and in 2015 and 2013, the company was named to Inc. magazines’ 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies in the nation. In 2011, CEO John Flynn received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Florida - Emerging Category award.

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