The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation is pleased to announce that 18 individuals who recently sat through the online proctored CLFP exam, have passed.  They are:

  1. Colleen Bullock, CLFP – Legal Counsel, DLL
  2. Jenna Cassidy, CLFP – FEC Risk Specialist, DLL
  3. Fatima Chin, CLFP – Financial Economic Crimes Quality Assurance Specialist, DLL
  4. Lynne Cooney, CLFP – Senior Accountant, DLL
  5. Matthew Funke, CLFP – Retail Sales Account Manager, DLL
  6. Wilfredo Gonzalez, CLFP – Chief Risk Officer, GBU Food & Agriculture, DLL
  7. Eric Grieser, CLFP – CRM Scrum Master, DLL
  8. William Hedrick, CLFP – Regional Product Manager, Hard Assets, DLL
  9. Paul Janson, CLFP – VP Structured Finance, DLL
  10. Adam McGinty, CLFP – Flow, Manager, DLL
  11. Philip McNamara, CLFP – Agile Engineer, DLL
  12. Daniel O’Connell, CLFP – Finance Product Owner, DLL
  13. Neelima Piedy, CLFP – IT Engineering Manager, DLL
  14. Kandice Piel, CLFP – Senior Risk Restructuring Officer, DLL
  15. Jessica See, CLFP – Financial Economic Crime Risk Specialist, DLL
  16. Jacob Thomas, CLFP – Director of Inside Sales, AGCO Finance
  17. Justin Voss, CLFP – Operations Account Manager, DLL
  18. Madison Walley, CLFP – Senior Income Tax Analyst, DLL

Wilfredo Gonzalez attended the spring Academy for Lease & Finance Professionals hosted by DLL, and shares, I’ve been in the industry (mostly in Credit and Risk) for many years, but it was a personal development challenge to myself since the CLFP program requires you to really understand every aspect of the industry. I’m a firm believer that you should never stop learning.”

“As someone deeply immersed in the financial services industry providing complex technology solutions, I remain perpetually amazed by its intricate complexities,” says Neelima Piedy. “Acquiring this certification not only heightened my appreciation for the nuances of leasing and financial services, but also solidified my comprehensive understanding of this domain. I’m very delighted to now be a part of the CLFP community.”

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional to employers, clients, customers, and peers in the commercial equipment finance industry. There are Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates located throughout the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, India, Pakistan, Africa, and Australia. For more information, visit