The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation is pleased to announce that 41 individuals who recently sat through the 8-hour online CLFP exam, have passed.  They are:

  1. Krishna Agrawal, CLFP – Relationship Manager, City National Bank
  2. Parker Anderson, CLFP – Sales and Customer Advocate, Channel Partners Capital
  3. Christina Campos, CLFP – Chief Credit Officer, VP of Credit, Lease Corporation of America
  4. Chelsea Ciufo, CLFP – Assistant Vice President, Project Manager, First American Equipment Finance
  5. Sean Cokeley, CLFP – Director of Credit, Navitas Credit Corp.
  6. Lorenzo DeStefanis, CLFP – President, Allied Capital Group, LLC
  7. Laura Dodson, CLFP – Head of Portfolio Management, Truist Equipment Finance
  8. Jennifer Dubinsky, CLFP – Director of Accounting and Finance, Orion First Financial LLC
  9. Austin Eames, CLFP – Account Manager – Regional Captive Group, Key Equipment Finance
  10. Brock Edwards, CLFP – VP, Commercial Bank Equipment Finance, Key Equipment Finance
  11. Marcus Frederickson, CLFP – Business Development, KLC Financial, Inc.
  12. Chelsea Galantini, CLFP Associate – Program Manager, First American Equipment Finance
  13. Judy Garner, CLFP – Funding Director, Navitas Credit Corp.
  14. Kaelyn Green, CLFP – AVP of Client Services, Orion First Financial LLC
  15. Luke Grittner, CLFP – Director of Sales, Channel Partners Capital
  16. Gary Hanson, CLFP – Vice President of Sales, Lease Corporation of America
  17. Bryce Hentges, CLFP – Account Manager, Channel Partners Capital
  18. Shannon Hoffman, CLFP – Documentation Assistant Team Leader, Lease Corporation of America
  19. Brylee Horning, CLFP – VP, Human Resources & Compliance, Orion First Financial LLC
  20. Trent Iverson, CLFP – Underwriting Analyst, Channel Partners Capital
  21. Sean Kilfoyle, CLFP – Vice President, Capital Markets, Key Equipment Finance
  22. Kevin McKenna, CLFP Associate – Global Management Program, DLL
  23. Carrie McKernan, CLFP – Documentation Team Leader, Lease Corporation of America
  24. Violeta Misajlovich, CLFP – Customer Service Team Leader, Lease Corporation of America
  25. Kevin Nash, CLFP – Vice President – Equipment Finance Officer, Key Equipment Finance
  26. Peter Nguyen, CLFP – Senior VP, Business Development, Strada Capital Corporation DBA Mazo Capital Solutions
  27. Douglas Pearce II, CLFP – Assistant Vice President, Key Equipment Finance
  28. Connor Petersen, CLFP – Commercial Credit Manager, Key Equipment Finance
  29. Shannon Prange, CLFP – VP Portfolio Management, Orion First Financial LLC
  30. Emiley Purvis, CLFP – Lead BPU Specialist, Key Equipment Finance
  31. Jeffrey Richeson, CLFP – Credit Manager, Smarter Equipment Finance
  32. Kimberlee Riggs, CLFP – VP of Business Development, Orion First Financial LLC
  33. David Sable, CLFP – Vice President, Program Manager, First American Equipment Finance
  34. Alison Sauter, CLFP – Vice President, Senior Manager, TD Equipment Finance, Inc.
  35. Adrienne Sharma, CLFP – Funding Manager, Channel Partners Capital
  36. Mary Sharp, CLFP – Senior Account Manager, Originations, Key Equipment Finance
  37. Mark Sheehan, CLFP – VP National Accounts & Syndications, Lease Corporation of America
  38. Travis Soto, CLFP Associate – Chief Financial Officer, Lease Corporation of America
  39. Kalah Sprabeary, CLFP – Owner & President, JADCO Holdings, Inc. dba HUB Funding Solutions
  40. Tammy Trador, CLFP – Assistant Controller, Lease Corporation of America
  41. Ryan van de Boogaard, CLFP – Commercial Vendor Leasing Manager, Key Equipment Finance

DeStefanis self-studied and reflected on his attainment of the designation, “The CLFP designation is the highest professional recognition in the equipment lease and financing industry. The CLFP designation represents the standard of excellence in our profession, and I am very proud to be able now to carry the CLFP prestigious title. I am grateful to the CLFP Foundation to have given me the opportunity to take my professional knowledge and skills to the next level, and I would strongly recommend anyone in the commercial financing industry that takes his/her carrier and professional development seriously, to pursue the CLFP designation and join the family!”

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional to employers, clients, customers, and peers in the equipment finance industry. There are currently 1,066 active Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates in the United States, Canada, India, Africa and Australia. For more information, visit