The CLFP Foundation releases three newsletters a year and one annual accomplishment report. Within each edition, you will find the Letter from the President, New CLFPs. Why I Became a CLFP, Spotlight on a current CLFP or CLFP Associate, as well as other pertinent information for the commercial equipment finance industry.
The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation is pleased to announce that 24 individuals who recently sat through the 8-hour online CLFP exam. They are:
The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation announced the 2020 Cindy Spurdle Award of Excellence during the CLFP Celebration Day on August 20th, and officially presented it to Andrew Eller, CLFP of First American Equipment Finance (FAEF) during the monthly Foundation Board Call on September 10th.
At 5:00 Eastern, on Thursday, August 20th, almost 250 Certified Lease & Finance Professionals (CLFPs) and Associates across the globe gathered to celebrate their designation. Due to COVID-19, the event was changed from several local gatherings to one fifteen-minute Zoom “Cheers” call. During this call, executive director Reid Raykovich, CLFP and Board President Kevin Prykull, CLFP facilitated the event and showcased the accomplishments of the Foundation; highlighted the pivot to online ALFPs and test-taking; and recognized the many contributions of the Foundation membership.
Due to COVID-19, two previously scheduled in-person Academies for Lease & Finance Professionals (ALFP), were moved to an online format. The first was hosted by U.S. Bank Equipment Finance in May and the second by Arvest Equipment Finance this month.