CLFP Foundation approaches 500 members


The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation has added 22 new members who recently passed their exam, taking it close to the 500-member mark.

The US-based foundation expects to reach the milestone before the end of the year.

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional to employers, clients, customers, and peers in the equipment finance industry.

Following the latest round of assessments, there are 495 active Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates.

The newest CLFPs are:

  1. Katherine Adams, CLFP – BancorpSouth Equipment Finance
  2. Amber Deffert, CLFP – Financial Pacific Leasing, Inc., an Umpqua Bank Company
  3. Brian Friedly, CLFP – Ascentium Capital LLC
  4. Buck Hemphill, CLFP – BancorpSouth Equipment Finance
  5. Misty Johnston, CLFP – Financial Pacific Leasing, Inc., an Umpqua Bank Company
  6. Sara Leung, CLFP – First American Equipment Finance
  7. Hugh Telford Lindsay, CLFP – BancorpSouth Equipment Finance
  8. Aaron Loum, CLFP – Arvest Equipment Finance
  9. Paul MacDonald, CLFP Associate – Ascentium Capital LLC
  10. George Muhoray, CLFP – Customers Commercial Finance
  11. Christine Nelson, CLFP – Ascentium Capital LLC
  12. Michael Pulito, CLFP- First American Equipment Finance
  13. William John Rawding, CLFP Associate – Ascentium Capital LLC
  14. Janice Schawillie, CLFP – First American Equipment Finance
  15. Taryn Schawillie, CLFP Associate – First American Equipment Finance
  16. Richard Scheib, CLFP – Ascentium Capital LLC
  17. Samuel Smith, IV, CLFP – Customers Commercial Finance
  18. Benjamin Stehle, CLFP – Direct Capital a CIT company
  19. Michael Van Ryen, CLFP – Thermo Fisher Financial Services
  20. Jason Warren, CLFP – BancorpSouth Equipment Finance
  21. Benjamin Watts, CLFP – Ascentium Capital LLC
  22. Lisa Wollney, CLFP – ESC Financial Services, Inc.

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