The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation is very pleased to announce the 2021 CLFP Board of Directors, including those who have been selected to serve on the Executive Committee as Officers.  They are:


  • President: Nathan Gibbons, CLFP – Innovation Finance
  • Vice President: Jenny Wood, CLFP – Orion First Financial
  • Secretary: Lia Wax, CLFP – Financial Pacific Leasing
  • Treasurer: Todd Buzard, CPA, CLFP – First American Equipment Finance
  • Immediate Past President: Kevin Prykull, CLFP


  • Craig Colling, CLFP – Ascentium Capital LLC
  • Theresa Kabot, CLFP – K2 Funding
  • Larry LaChance, CLFP – Bankers Capital
  • Joe Leonard, CLFP – Oakmont Capital Services, LLC
  • Mike McDonald, CLFP – Stryker
  • Daniel Nelson, CLFP – Tamarack Consulting
  • Kathy Nordendahl, CLFP – Dedicated Funding, LLC
  • Candace Reinhart, CLFP – CoreTech Leasing
  • Deborah Reuben, CLFP – TomorrowZone
  • Jason Seitz, CLFP – BMO Harris Equipment Finance

Incoming President, Mr. Gibbons stated, “I strongly believe that personal and professional fulfillment lie in the causes that help others reach their potential. The CLFP program inspires us to advance such a cause, and I’ve been fortunate to work alongside others who share this belief. I couldn’t be more excited about the new Board of Directors, and about the impact the CLFP movement will have on our industry in 2021!”

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional to employers, clients, customers, and peers in the equipment finance industry. There are currently 978 Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates throughout the world. For more information, call Executive Director Reid Raykovich, CLFP at (206) 535-6281 or visit