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Key Equipment Finance employees achieve preeminent industry credential

By Amy Thomas Posted May 17, 2021

CLFP blog bannerEducation is a constant in the equipment leasing and finance industry, including at Key Equipment Finance, where the list of employees who have attained the Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) designation continues to grow.

The CLFP is the preeminent credential for demonstrating competency and commitment to industry best practices. The certification is available to equipment leasing and financing professionals throughout the world who have demonstrated competency through testing of knowledge, continuing education, a commitment to their business practices, and dedication to the industry. (The designation was previously known as the Certified Lease Professional (CLP) designation.)

At Key Equipment Finance, the following individuals have passed the eight-hour online CLFP exam and attained the designation:

  • Jeremiah Branham, Credit & Underwriting
  • Nina Cole, Credit & Underwriting
  • Tamara Darnow, Risk Compliance
  • Jennifer Eckert, Credit & Underwriting
  • Toni Egan, Key Government Finance Sales
  • James Eulenstein, Bank Channel Sales
  • Lisa Guelzow, Collections
  • Ben Hall, Legal
  • Kathy Havlik, Bank Channel Sales
  • Carrie Hayes, Asset Management
  • Rhonda Howlett, Originations
  • Christina Lee, Credit & Underwriting
  • Al Lopez, Asset Management
  • Jodi Mackinnon, Originations
  • Keri Marlink, Finance
  • Katie Morris, Originations
  • Matthew Nalbach, Payment Processing
  • Hank Nhep, Pricing
  • Lucas Pick, Originations
  • Catherine Rein, Asset Management
  • Laura Riley, Originations
  • Michelle Riley, Originations
  • Karin Schreck, Initiative Support
  • Tanner Teply, Credit & Underwriting
  • Mark Thomas, Bank Channel Sales
  • Heather Valenty, Bank Channel Sales
  • Derek Vander Linden, Initiative Support
  • Will Vassar, Vendor Sales

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional to employers, clients, customers and peers in the equipment finance industry. There are currently 942 active CLFPs and associates in the United States, Canada, India, Africa and Australia, according to a recent article listing the latest certifications in the Monitor.


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